Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce have announced the top thirty Best Places to Work in Vermont 2015. The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, Vermont State Council, (SHRM); the Vermont Department of Labor; and the Vermont Department of Economic Development and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses.
2015 Best Places to Work in Vermont winners in alphabetical order are:
Small to Medium Size Companies
|ASIC North, Inc.||Williston|
|Basin Harbor Club||Vergennes|
|Cathedral Square||South Burlington|
|Farm & Wilderness Foundation||Plymouth|
|Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP||South Burlington|
|Hickok & Boardman Financial Planning and HR Intelligence||Burlington|
|Liquid Measurement Systems, Inc.||Georgia|
|Saslow Lufkin & Buggy, LLP||Simsbury|
|Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company||Montpelier|
|Vermont College of Fine Arts||Montpelier|
|Vermont Economic Development Authority||Montpelier|
|Vermont Public Radio||Colchester|
|Wells River Savings Bank||Wells River|
|Wild Apple Graphics||Woodstock|
|Country Home Products||Vergennes|
|Dealer.com, a Dealertrack Technologies Solution||Burlington|
|Edward Jones||Long Beach|
|King Arthur Flour||White River Junction|
|Okemo Mountain Resort||Ludlow|
|Southwestern Vermont Health Care||Bennington|
|Stowe Mountain Resort||Stowe|
|Vermont Energy Investment Corporation||Burlington|
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Have at least 15 employees working in Vermont;
– Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
– Be a publicly or privately held business;
– Have a facility in the state of Vermont; and
– Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, benefitsm practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Vermont and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
Who is number one?
The final rankings for each category will be announced at a special awards presentation on March 26, 2015 at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center from 5 pm thru 7:30 pm.
For more information on the Best Places to Work in Vermont program, visit http://BestPlacesToWorkinVT.com(link is external) or contact Valerie Garghill at 717-909-1570.