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27 businesses among best places to work in Vermont

News Release — Vermont Business Magazine
Jan. 22, 2014

Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce have announced the top twenty seven Best Places to Work in Vermont 2014. 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.

2014 Best Places to work in Vermont winners in alphabetical order are:

Small/Medium Size Companies

(15-149 employees)

AllEarth Renewables
ASIC North, Inc.
Basin Harbor Club
Farm and Wilderness Foundation
Fuse, LLC
Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP
Hickok & Boardman Financial Planning and HR Intelligence
Liquid Measurement Systems, Inc.
Saslow Lufkin & Buggy, LLP
Seventh Generation
SunCommon
the RehabGYM
TPW Management
Union Mutual Insurance Company
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Vermont Public Radio
Wells River Savings Bank
Wild Apple Graphics

Large Companies

(150 or more employees)

Country Home Products
Dealer.com
Edward Jones
King Arthur Flour
KPMG Burlington
LORD Microstrain Sensing Systems
Okemo Mountain Resort
Sonnax Industries, Inc.
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

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, 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 27, 2014 at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center from 5:00 pm thru 7:30 pm.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Vermont program, visit BestPlacesToWorkinVT.com or contact Valerie Garghill at 717-909-1570.

For more information on the event or to register for the event contact Delaney Meeting and Event Management at 802-865-5202 or email [email protected]


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