SkillStorm, a national technical and professional services firm, has been named one of Florida Trend’s Best Companies to Work For in Florida for the second consecutive year. The company was ranked 6th in the mid-size company category, moving up two spots from the 2009 list. 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 thrilled to be recognized on this list two years running, but you can’t have the best place to work without having the best team. Our Florida team has a devoted staff with principals that should not be taken lightly: honesty, integrity and loyalty are shown by all every day. Their work ethic is second to none and it is reflected in our company’s success,” said SkillStorm CEO Vince Virga.
One-hundred companies were recognized in small, mid-size and large company categories. The rankings appear in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine and on FloridaTrend.com. 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 referral program. SkillStorm received this honor because of the positive opinions of their employees. For this award, 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 employees feel that the company is a great place to work because of its fun and rewarding environment, excellent benefits, impressive employee career 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, the company’s CEO, Vince Virga, was recognized as one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs by South Florida Business Leader Magazine. SkillStorm was also ranked among Dallas Business Journal’s 2010 Largest Contingency Executive Search Firms, San Diego Business Journal's 2010 Permanent Placement Services List and Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2010 Permanent and Temporary Employment Firms List. In 2009, the company was named Business of the Year and one of the Best Places to Work by the South Florida Business Journal, making this the second year in a row SkillStorm has received this honor. SkillStorm also received the highly esteemed San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in 2008, as well as ranking #2 on San Diego Daily Transcript’s Staffing Firms List for 2008. Other accolades include 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) is a national technical and professional services firm specializing in providing diversified managed project services, strategic consulting and outsource solutions to both the public and private sectors. The company fills all positions from contract to contract-to-hire to direct-hire. SkillStorm works with scores of fine companies, including many that rank among the elite Fortune 500. SkillStorm has five offices throughout the United States, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
About Florida Trend
Florida Trend magazine (floridatrend.com) was recently named the nation’s best regional magazine and is committed to providing the excellent, forward-looking, and in-depth reporting on business, finance and public policy in Florida. Florida Trend reaches more than 150,000 business executives, government officials and civic leaders. In addition, the magazine's website reaches approximately 75,000 unique visitors monthly.