Visual Systems Receives First Place Best Places to Work Award
Wednesday, October 23, 2002
MILWAUKEE – Visual Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of book components, overhead transparencies and ancillary products for educational and supplemental textbooks, has earned a "Best Places to Work in Milwaukee" award from Milwaukee Magazine for its superior benefits, above-market pay and unique employee perks. Visual Systems received first place out of 20 companies to be awarded the honor. "Our organization was awarded first place in this competition because of our unique and innovative approach to ensuring associates enjoy their employment here," said Lorrie Wollersheim, human resources manager of Visual Systems. "Making them feel welcomed and appreciated, giving them the freedom to express their ideas and incorporating some fun activities during the day truly go a long way in keeping our associates happy." Several criteria must be met for organizations to receive the "Best Places to Work in Milwaukee" award. Such criteria include: above-market pay; employee benefits; low turnover rate; perks and incentives; and work-life balance and family values. Other criteria that must be met include: employee diversity; community involvement; and company highlights with unique and innovative practices. Visual Systems will be recognized for its achievement Oct. 30, 2002 at MRA, The Management Association, Inc. in Waukesha, Wis. during a reception and awards presentation. Since 1983, Milwaukee Magazine has brought a new perspective to Milwaukee journalism with its coverage of issues, personalities and service features like "Best Places to Work." One of the most respected city magazines in the country, Milwaukee Magazine is the recipient of more than 180 national and local awards for its editorial and design, including this year's National City and Regional Association's Gold Award for General Excellence, one of the industry's highest honors. Milwaukee Magazine is published monthly and is available by subscription or on the newsstand. Founded in 1961, Visual Systems is a leading book components, overhead transparency and ancillary products supplier for educational textbook and supplemental publishers in the United States. For more information about Visual Systems, please call (414) 464-8333 or visit the Internet at www.visualsystemsinc.com.