SES America Inc. (SESA), a Rhode Island-based manufacturer of digital, LED signage for the transportation industry was named as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island by Providence Business News, Best Companies Group in collaboration with UnitedHealthcare, Cox Business, and Pawtucket Credit Union. This is the second time SESA has been awarded this honor, the first was in 2016.
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Rhode Island, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2018 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island list is made up of 52 companies.
"We are honored to be named as one of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island for the second time," said Phil Perut, president. "We are extremely proud of the collaborative culture we've created here in SES America. Our employees are passionate about meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations and they always apply their best to delivering value to our clients."
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. 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% of the total evaluation.
An employee survey was also conducted to gauge employee satisfaction and overall work-life experience. The survey counted approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Rhode Island and also analyzed the data and used its expertise to determine the final rankings.