Vistaprint N.V. (Nasdaq: VPRT), a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, today announced that The Boston Business Journal has named its subsidiary, Vistaprint USA, Incorporated, one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its tenth annual regional awards program. The honor recognizes Vistaprint’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.
Vistaprint was one of over 400 companies to qualify for consideration based on a two-stage nomination process and the results of employee-satisfaction surveys taken throughout March & April. Vistaprint moved up five spots to #17 in the large company category for 2012.
“We are honored and thrilled to be a Best Place to Work winner again,” said Austin Cooke, VP of Human Resources at Vistaprint. “At Vistaprint we value our employees and their contributions and in return strive to provide a positive, well-balanced work environment and unique culture. We are invested in our employees and as we continue to grow, will continue to be a company that empowers and values all members of our team.”
“Our Best Places to Work event will again recognize the importance of cultivating a great workplace culture as a competitive advantage," said Chris McIntosh, publisher of the Boston Business Journal. "Companies on our list can be justifiably proud of creating a high level of workplace satisfaction during an economy where traditional rewards like big raises and bonuses aren't as easy to give. In good times and in bad, our results validate how the creation of the right corporate culture can create powerful business advantages. Employees are proud to work for companies that are about more than just business.”The survey project was launched in January by the Boston Business Journal in conjunction with market research firm Quantum Workplace of Omaha, NE. Companies were evaluated on the results of more than 18,000 employee-satisfaction surveys. Employees answered questionnaires that addressed such factors as their pride in the company, company encouragement, support and recognition of achievement and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. The results were analyzed and scored by assigning points to each question.