VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A-Active Termite and Pest Control, servicing all of Hampton Roads, was named to Virginia Business Magazine's 2012 Best Places to Work List. The company ranked #11 in the Small Employer category.
Virginia Business Magazine honors businesses in Virginia whose leadership and employees have reported on superior competency in core areas such as leadership, training, pay and benefits, and overall engagement. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, its work force and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of a total of 70 companies, split into three groups: small employers (fewer than 100 employees) mid-sized employers (100-250 employees), and large-sized employers (more than 250 employees).
"A-Active is proud to represent our area throughout the state of Virginia as a prominent company that serves our employees as well as our customers,” says Kevin Kordek, owner.
A-Active provides its employees with such benefits identified in the survey such as 401K, an HMO plan, a high deductible health plan, flexible spending accounts, paid community servics leave and tuition reimbursement. Other notable programs and events at AActive include onsite personal training, incentive programs, smoking cessation programs, financial planning, and company parties.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Be a forprofit or notforprofit business or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in the state of Virginia;
- Have at least 15 employees working in Virginia;
- Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.
Organizations from across the state entered the two-partvsurvey process to determine the BestvPlaces to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company'svworkplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second partvconsisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scoresvdetermined the top organizations and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the
overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.