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Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States, 2009/08/06 - SkillStorm, the industry’s fastest-growing staff augmentation and outsourcing company providing Project Management, Engineering and Information Technology solutions, has been named one of Florida Trend’s Best Places to Work For in Florida.
SkillStorm, the industry’s fastest-growing staff augmentation and outsourcing company providing Project Management, Engineering and Information Technology solutions, has been named one of Florida Trend’s Best Places to Work For in Florida. The company was ranked 8th in the small company category. This list recognizes SkillStorm and the company’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.
“We are proud to be included in Florida Trend’s list of best places to work because this award is based on employee satisfaction,” said SkillStorm CEO Vince Virga. “At SkillStorm, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset, so we want to do everything we can to reward them.”
One-hundred companies were recognized in small, medium and large company categories. The rankings – the first statewide Best Companies list – appear in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine. Companies underwent a two-part survey process. The first part consisted of evaluating each company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure employee satisfaction. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.
SkillStorm offers amazing incentives that keep employees motivated and eager to contribute to the company’s growth and success, including vacations to Atlantis and Cabo San Lucas and an employee stock ownership program. Employees answered questions that addressed such factors as their satisfaction in their jobs, company encouragement, support and recognition of achievements, training and benefits, work environment and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. SkillStorm received this honor because of the positive opinions of their employees. SkillStorm employees feel that the company is a great place to work because of its fun and rewarding environment, excellent benefits, impressive employee development and recognition programs, involvement of management in their well-being and family environment.
SkillStorm has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SkillStorm was named 2009 Business of the Year and one of the 2009 Best Places to Work by the South Florida Business Journal, making this the second year in a row the company has received this honor. SkillStorm also won Orlando Business Journal’s 2008 Outstanding Small Business Award, received the San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) 2008 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, ranked #2 on Charlotte Business Journal’s Largest Contingency Executive Search Firms List for 2008 and ranked # 2 on San Diego Daily Transcript’s Staffing Firms List for 2008. Other accolades include being named one of the 2007 Best Places to Work in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal, being awarded the 2006 Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market, winning South Florida Business Journal's 2006 Technology Award in the Professional Services Category and ranking as the 13th Fastest Growing New Company in America in 2006 on Entrepreneur Magazine and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Hot 100 List.
SkillStorm (skillstorm.com) provides diversified technical services to various organizations nationwide. The company specializes in Information Technology, Engineering and Project Management consulting, outsourcing and staff augmentation solutions. SkillStorm has an impressive client list, which includes many elite Fortune 500 companies.
SkillStorm has 14 offices throughout the United States, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.