At EMC, we know our customers are choosing more than a product or service—they’re choosing our people as well. We recognize that our employees are a major factor in our competitive advantage over other companies. EMC strives to hire and retain the best people by engaging, developing and rewarding employees.
EMC employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, 401(k) plan match, a pension plan, a contingent salary plan and much more. We also invest in our employees’ professional development with training and education, and offer a health and wellness program.
EMC Recognized by American Heart Association
EMC Insurance Companies was recognized as a 2015 Platinum-Level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites program. Only employers that offer a comprehensive wellness program and demonstrate measurable improvements in health outcomes qualify. Read more
EMC Ranks as a Top Workplace
EMC Insurance Companies ranked No. 16 in the large company category in the 2015 Iowa Top 100 Workplaces survey conducted by The Des Moines Register and WorkplaceDynamics. Feedback from the survey highlighted the excellent work-life balance and benefits package offered to EMC employees. Read more
EMC Jumps to No. 4 in 40 Best Companies for Leaders List
For the third consecutive year, EMC is listed as one of the 40 best companies for leaders in the January/February 2015 issue of Chief Executive magazine. EMC ranks 4th this year, jumping from 26th in 2014, and remains listed among notable companies including GE, IBM and P&G.
EMCI Named ‘Most Trustworthy Financial’ Company by Forbes
EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI)* is listed on the 2015 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies list, announced by Forbes. EMCI achieved a top accounting and governance risk (AGR) score in the small-cap category.
Des Moines No. 2 City for Business and Careers
Des Moines, Iowa, the location of EMC’s headquarters, was ranked the 2014 second best city for business and careers by Forbes. In 2013, Des Moines ranked No. 1. Forbes says:
The Iowa capital is a financial services hub with major employers including Marsh, Nationwide, Principal Financial and Wells Fargo WFC +0.14%. High tech firms have also been making their way to the heartland to take advantage of Iowa’s low energy costs. Microsoft MSFT -1.05% announced plans in April to invest $1.1 billion in a new data center, which brings the company’s total investment in West Des Moines to nearly $2 billion. Facebook has four data centers in the area.
Des Moines employers and employees can take advantage of business costs 17% below the U.S. average and living costs that are 6% lower than the national average. The city’s $38 billion economy is projected to grow at a robust 4% annual rate over the next three years, according to Moody’s Analytics.
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Four other EMC locations were also included in the top 25: Denver (No.4), Charlotte (No. 12), Minneapolis (No. 17) and Omaha (No. 25). View the full list.
Des Moines has also ranked at or near the top in these recent lists:
No. 1: “America’s Wealthiest City”—TODAY, 2014
No. 1: “Strongest Local Economy”—Policom, 2014
No. 1: “Best Midwest Cities for Young Adults”—Business Journals, 2013
No. 2: “Best Cities for Jobs”—Forbes, 2012
No. 1: “Best Cities for Families”—Kiplinger, 2012
No. 1: “Best Cities for Young Professionals”—Forbes, 2011
No. 3: “Top 15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns”—Forbes, 2013
No. 4: “Best Places for Business and Careers”—Forbes, 2012
No. 7: “Best Cities for the Next Decade”—Kiplinger, 2010