February 04, 2011 // Franchising.com // WACO, Texas – The Dwyer Group has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas for the fourth consecutive year. The company ranked 31st among medium-sized companies published in the February issue of Texas Monthly.
"This honor speaks volumes for us at The Dwyer Group, because running a great business means attracting and keeping great people who enjoy what they do," said Dina Dwyer-Owens, CEO and chairwoman of The Dwyer Group. "Having our associates rate us so well reinforces our focus on the things that matter."
The ranking, promoted by Texas Monthly, is sponsored by the Texas Association of Business (TAB), the Texas State Council of the Society of Human Resource Management (TSC-SHRM) and the Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Texas, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.
The Dwyer Group is one of 100 companies to be honored among the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. Companies were judged on their benefits, leadership programs, corporate culture, interviews with company employees and more.
To be eligible for the ranking, companies must have a facility in Texas, at least 15 employees in Texas, and a minimum of one year in business among overall criteria.
The full ranking is published in the February issue of Texas Monthly.
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of seven franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, The Grounds Guys™, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor in the UK and Portugal), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. In addition, Dwyer operates glass shops in New England under the Portland Glass brand name. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of TZP Group LLC, a private equity firm based in New York that focuses on control investments in business and consumer services companies with enterprise values generally up to $200 million. For more information on The Dwyer Group, or its franchise concepts, visit the company's web site at www.dwyergroup.com.