HRPro/BenePro named one of the 2016 Cool Places to Work in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group.

Cool places2016 Royal Oak, MI – August 29, 2016 – Crain’s Detroit Business announced today that HRPro/BenePro has been named one of the 2016 Cool Places to Work in Michigan. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Michigan, benefiting the state’s economy, its work force and businesses.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
  • Be a publicly or privately held business;
  • Have a facility in the state of Michigan;
  • Have at least 15 employees working in Michigan;
  • Must be in business a minimum of one year.

Organizations from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Cool Places to Work in Michigan. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings. This year HRPro/BenePro has ranked #18 out of 75 honorees.

“HRPro/BenePro is proud to be a company that empowers, supports and engages their employees.  We work hard and understand it is important to play hard too. There is always time for a laugh.  We are proud to share this award with our amazing ProGroup family and are honored to accept this award from Crain’s Detroit Business.” said HRPro/BenePro president and CEO, Kristopher Powell.

A look behind the culture:

HRPro/BenePro was founded with an essential goal; to help their clients meet the challenge of managing their greatest asset – their employees. The following core values are the driving force behind the company:

They are client focused: Employees are committed to each and every client and strive to give every client a hands-on personalized approach. With an undeniable work ethic, employees are driven to earn the respect and satisfaction of every client.

They take personal ownership: Employees hold themselves accountable for their actions and how they manage their jobs, backing up actions with commitment and a willingness to learn.

They have self-awareness: HRPro/BenePro recognizes the unique traits that makes their employees who they are and allows them to recognize what it is that makes them different and embraces those characteristics. Employees learn from the beginning to not take themselves too seriously.

Here at HRPro/BenePro we believe that great company culture is critical in delivering great customer care. We want our employees to take great care of our clients. We know for that to happen, we must take great care of our employees.” says Powell.

Among perks such as alternating summer Friday’s off, new hire welcome lunches, flexible hours, wellness reimbursement program, telemedicine, Christmas bonuses, company “field trips” to the ice cream parlor, company outings such as Tiger games and picnics, the true value working at HRPro/BenePro is the feeling of family and camaraderie that is encouraged every day.

About HRPro/BenePro

HRPro/BenePro is one of Michigan’s top HR and benefit advisory and administration firms, offering a Total People Solution for small to mid-sized companies. HRPro/BenePro strives to create a fun, collaborative culture that puts an emphasis on customer relationships and personalized service.  Recently celebrating their 25 year anniversary, they are constantly working to stay ahead of latest trends and needs in the industry.  Their mission is to work closely with organizations to understand and help them achieve their human capital goals. For more information visit the company’s website at

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