Okemo ranked 16th for Best Places to Work in Vermont

04/01/2017

LUDLOW, Vt. – Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced the Best Places to Work in Vermont for 2017. Okemo Mountain Resort was ranked 16th in the large-business category, earning honors for the fourth consecutive year. Okemo was the first ski resort to make the prestigious list. The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, Vermont State Council, the Vermont Department of Labor and the Vermont Department of Economic Development. The state-wide program is managed by Best Companies Group. 

 “Diane and I are very proud that Okemo has been recognized, for the fourth year in a row, as one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work," said Okemo Mountain Resort Co-owner Tim Mueller. "It is the people we work with who deserve the credit. Every job at Okemo is equally important in making the guest experience memorable. It is because of Okemo’s employees’ work ethic, fun-loving attitude and support of each other that Okemo is a great place to work.  Congratulations to our exceptional team that always puts the guest first.”

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. 
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent 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 percent 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 Vermont and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, Vermont State Council, (SHRM), the Vermont Department of Labor and the Vermont Department of Economic Development and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.

To learn more about Okemo Mountain Resort and employment opportunities, visit okemo.com.
For more information about the Best Places to Work in Vermont program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkInVT.com.

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Contact: Bonnie MacPherson, director of public relations
Okemo Mountain Resort | 77 Okemo Ridge Road | Ludlow, VT 05149
802-228-1947 | pr@okemo.com