KENT, Ohio — Kent State College can flash some new accolades after being ranked No. 1 in Northern Ohio and No. four in your complete state in Forbes’ Finest-in-State Employers listing.Forbes and market analysis firm Statista compiled a listing of greatest employers in every state by surveying greater than 80,000 staff working at corporations using no less than 500 folks of their U.S. operations.The surveys, collected between October 2019 and May 2020, requested staff to charge their employers on many alternative standards, together with security of labor setting, compensation competitiveness, alternatives for development and openness to telecommuting.Employers have been additionally ranked on how possible their staff could be to suggest them to others.“We strive to attract, retain and develop a community of talented and diverse individuals,” Jack Witt, Kent State’s vice chairman for human assets, stated in a press launch. “We provide many opportunities for professional development and offer robust university-wide benefits and wellness programs that support the work and personal lives of our faculty and staff in their efforts to be productive members of this vibrant community. This achievement of being selected to the America’s Best-in-State Employers list is very satisfying, and I thank our faculty and staff for being great partners with the Division of Human Resources.”The employers that topped Kent State within the rankings spanning your complete state have been Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Cincinnati Kids’s and Nationwide Kids’s Hospital in Columbus.