Colby Co. was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine, ranking #3 in the Small Business Category. This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine list is made up of 75 companies in three size categories: small (15-49 U.S. employees), medium (50-249 U.S. employees) and large (250+ U.S. employees).
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience which is worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation.
Comments from the anonymous survey included:
“I’m treated with great respect for my skills & feel very appreciated for my efforts & contributions. The flexible hours makes it easy to work with my personal life. There is a very strong team feeling here. I’ve been working in this line of work for over 30 years & Colby Co. is by far the best place I have ever worked at.”
“The owners genuinely care about their employees. They treat everyone with the same amount of kindness and respect. The benefits package is the best I’ve seen in this industry.”
“This company provides a challenging and rewarding place to work. All employees in all levels of the company are respectful of each other’s work and input and it’s built on a team environment. The company’s benefits are well above average and flex hours allow everyone to maintain a work/life balance and the company truly values each and everyone of its employees.”
“Colby Co. genuinely cares about the well being of their employees and it is their top priority. The work is always interesting with great variety.”