Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 03, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- SGIS, a national government contracting firm, has been named one of South Florida’s “Best Places to Work” by the South Florida Business Journal. This award recognizes 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. Over 40 companies participated in the 2010 Best Places to Work program. SGIS ranked first out of 15 South Florida companies in the Small Companies category.
“We are proud to be included in this list of best places to work because this award is based on employee satisfaction,” said SGIS President Vince Virga. “At SGIS, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset, so we want to do everything we can to reward them.”
Companies were evaluated on the results of employee satisfaction surveys. SGIS offers amazing incentives that keep employees motivated and eager to contribute to the company’s growth and success, including vacations to Atlantis Paradise Island and Cabo San Lucas and an employee stock ownership program. Employees answered questionnaires that addressed such factors as their pride in the company, company encouragement, support and recognition of achievements, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. SGIS received this honor because of the positive opinions of their employees who feel that the company is a great place to work because of its fun and rewarding environment, excellent benefits, impressive employee development and recognition programs, involvement of management in their well-being and the company’s family environment.
SGIS provides services and solutions that help to protect the United States and its citizens from threats, provides advanced tools to soldiers who defend the nation and assists government agencies in running their business more effectively. SGIS has teamed with numerous organizations within the Intelligence, Homeland Security and Defense communities to help them achieve mission success. The company specializes in the areas of Intelligence Analysis, Information Technology, Engineering, Systems Integration, Training and Cyber Security solutions. SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
SGIS has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SGIS was named to the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation. SGIS also ranked #10 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2008 Hot 100 List of the Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, was named to the 2008 Inc. 5000 and ranked #19 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Fast 50 list of the Fastest-Growing Government IT Companies. Other accolades include being named to the Military Training Technology (MT2) 2008 Top Simulation Companies List, being selected for the 2007 Inc. 500 list and ranking #2 on Washington Technology’s 2007 Fast 50 list. In 2006, SGIS was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market.