It's lists season again at Forbes. In addition to its Best Employers of 2016, the company also publishes America's Best Midsize Employers 2016. The residential building industry was represented of the midsize employers list, with Toll Brothers claiming spot 226 and Clark Construction nabbing spot 104.

Forbes Karsten Strauss explains how these companies are chosen.

The companies on the FORBES lists of best midsize and large employers were chosen based on an independent survey conducted by statistics portal Statista from a sample of 30,000 American employees working for large or midsize firms or institutions. The survey was conducted on companies from all industry sectors employing more than 1,000 workers in the United States.

Read more >