Workgroup Technology Partners Named a 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine
Great work environment, job flexibility, and training among the benefits offered by insurance software and IT services firm WESTBROOK, ME – August 24, 2016 – Workgroup Technology Partners announces that it has been named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Maine State Council and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, and Maine HR Convention. Workgroup is the parent company of WGTECH, Maine’s resource for advanced information technology solutions, and Insurance Automation Group, the developer of software solutions for insurance agencies, brokers, surety companies, health plans, and commercial recovery firms.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of Maine’s Best Places to Work, and would like to thank the people who made it happen – our employees,” says Jack Eaton, CEO, Workgroup Technology Partners. “Our employees are among the most talented IT and business support professionals in the state. Their dedication and teamwork is what makes our company a great place to work.”
This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine list is made up of 75 companies in three size categories: small (15-49 U.S. employees), medium (50-249 U.S. employees) and large (250+ U.S. employees).
Criteria that set Workgroup Technology Partners apart include wages that are competitive on a national scale, flexibility to pursue special projects, work-from-home options, and paid training. Workgroup emphasizes teamwork and collaborative problem-solving to deliver exceptional software and IT solutions.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Have at least 15 employees working in Maine; - 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 Maine; 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 Maine. 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 rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Maine and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
Workgroup Technology Partners will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Maine awards ceremony on October 4 and will be profiled in a special publication by Mainebiz. The final rankings will be announced at the event.
For more information on the Best Places to Work in Maine program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkinME.com or contact Jackie Miller at 877-455-2159.
About Workgroup Technology Partners Workgroup Technology Partners was founded in 1995 to fill Northern New England’s void for professionals experienced in selling, installing, integrating, and supporting advanced information technology. Our advanced information technology division, WGTECH, helps businesses achieve success by providing a complete portfolio of technology support and solutions. For more information, visit www.wgtech.com. Our Insurance Automation Group division offers software solutions to automate complex processes for surety and health cost containment. For more information, visit www.insuranceautomationgroup.com.