Williston, VT – LORD Corporation, MicroStrain Sensing Systems was recently named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Vermont, for the second year in a row. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Vermont was created by Vermont Business Magazine, Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Vermont Department of Economic Development, Vermont Department of Labor, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Vermont State Council and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, which benefit the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.
“We are honored to win the 2014 Best Places to Work in Vermont award,” said Andy Winzenz, director, global new ventures/business development & strategy. “It shows a strong commitment from our employees and their dedication to making our company successful.”
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. 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 percent 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 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. 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.