Vertikal6, a full-service IT consultant, was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. Vertikal6 will represent the title of one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to work for the second consecutive year. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Rhode Island, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. The 2017 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island list is made up of 60 companies.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in the state of Rhode Island and/or Bristol County, MA;
- Have at least 15 employees working in Rhode Island and/or Bristol County, MA; and
- Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.
“We are so excited to have been selected for the second year in a row as one of Providence Business News Best Places to Work! Our team is such an awesome group of people and we’re so proud of them and the culture we’ve created!!! Congratulations to our team as well as all the 2017 winners!” stated Rick Norberg, CEO of Vertikal6. “We hope to continue to be at the top of the list for years to come!”
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems 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 Rhode Island and also analyzed the data and used its expertise to determine the final rankings.
For more information on the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkRI.com.