June 20, 2016
Vertikal6, a full service IT consultant serving the Greater New England area, was recently named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. 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 2016 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island list is made up of 60 companies.
This is the first year Vertikal6 has participated in the assessment process for this award and was ranked #4 out of 23 companies in the small business category (15 to 49 employees).
“We are absolutely thrilled to receive this honor and I want to thank all of my team for their hard work, day in and day out. Our team is truly our biggest asset, and we appreciate all that they do! Congratulations to our staff and all the 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.