Welcome to the 2012 edition of Best Places to Work in Connecticut.
The companies highlighted here represent some of the best and brightest in the state. They are successful in business, but they go well beyond financial success striving to create a workplace that is welcoming not only to customers, but to employees and their families as well.
The selection process is certainly rigorous. As the description of the process below details, the selection system measures a wide range of company benefits and takes the pulse of employees with a survey of more than 70 questions.
Those who excel are justly celebrated here having achieved a milestone – plus a nice little bragging point.
For our readers, this special section provides a unique opportunity to see what makes these companies tick, as well as to pick up some tips to put into practice in their own business.
The featured companies represent a dizzying array of industries, including law, travel, financial, media, automotive, technology, manufacturing, staffing and grocery. They range from 20 employees to more than 1,300.
These companies show that in addition to working hard, there is also time for play, celebration, community service and healthy competition. They treat their employees extremely well and create a climate that breeds satisfaction, motivation and longevity. In fact, one employer – Pullman & Comley – boasts a receptionist who has been with the firm for almost 50 years!
Congratulations to all 30 Best Places to Work in Connecticut.
We hope you enjoy this seventh iteration of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut section. And we hope it inspires you to both reflect on your company's culture and start planning to be a part of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Connecticut. Inside, we spotlight the top three companies in each category, as well as a couple more with particularly interesting stories to tell. Enjoy!
Watch our website — www.HartfordBusiness.com — for details on how to participate. We look forward to seeing you in this section next year!
– John A. Lahtinen
Special Projects Editor
View Digital Edition to see ranking lists and overviews of all 30 winning companies.
Click below to view individual stories:
Ranked #1: Small/Medium Company Category
Pullman & Comley
Ranked #1: Large Company Category
Ranked #2: Small/Medium Company Category
Ranked #3: Small/Medium Company Category
Ranked #4: Small/Medium Company Category
Ranked #2: Large Company Category
Ranked #3: Large Company Category
Factset Research Systems Inc.
Ranked #7: Large Company Category