December 08, 2013
Company Earns Prestigious Award for Mentoring Culture and In-House University
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 28, 2008) WilsonMiller, Inc. was recently awarded the Professional Development Award by the National Society of Professional Engineers's Professional Engineers in Private Practice. The award was officially presented during NSPE's annual conference, July 2427, 2008 in Portland, Ore.
The PEPP Professional Development Award is presented to employers that exhibit exceptional career development initiatives and have made outstanding contributions to the advancement and improvement of the engineering profession through their employment policies and practices. The purpose of the award is to recognize those firms with the best engineering employment practices and to encourage all firms to adopt progressive policies and practices.
The planning, design and engineering firm of WilsonMiller, Inc., based in Naples, Fla., enhances their business with progressive human resources practices in terms of workplace environment, employee benefits and professional development opportunities. The firm has established WilsonMiller University as the foundation that supports a mentoring culture, engages talent and provides individuals with the skills needed for career and personal success. A broad array of courses and training programs in four educational tracks—Leadership, Supervisory & Human Resources, Professional Development and Technical Development—are offered, along with a particular focus on developing future and emerging leadership within the firm.
The selection for the national award is made by the PEPP Awards Committee based on the reputation of the organizations under consideration, with particular emphasis on the preceding 12 months. Criteria for the judging of the award include engineering personnel/licensure information, recruitment, employment, professional development and special employment practices. Nominations for the award must be originated by local chapters or practice divisions of an NSPE-affiliated state society and are due by March 1.
For more information about the program or how to submit nominations for 2009, contact Kim Granados at email@example.com or visit the NSPE Web site at www.nspe.org.
The National Society of Professional Engineers is the national society of licensed professional engineers from all disciplines that promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocates licensure, and enhances the image and well-being of its members. Founded in 1934, NSPE serves more than 45,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters. For more information, please visit www.nspe.org.