Company culture and pandemic wellness initiatives earn local recognition

NORFOLK, VA (November 20, 2020) – has been recognized as a “Top Workplace” in the San Diego Union-Tribune’s annual survey of employers in San Diego County, California, ranking #4 in the “small companies” category. More than 2,000 employers were invited to have their employees submit surveys about their workplace experiences, with 70 finalists earning top recognition.  

This award for comes on the heels of earning a Stevie Award for Great Employers for the company’s “#WorkFromHomes” COVID-19 response. This initiative encompassed a comprehensive communications and wellness strategy aimed at equipping, informing and empowering employees during and after the transition to remote working. Virtual yoga classes, webinars on navigating the pandemic and daily emails from senior leadership were just a few methods utilized to keep employee morale strong.

“Even prior to the pandemic, our ultimate goal was for all our employees to feel healthy, happy and equipped for success,” said president, David Mele. “The San Diego team is a shining example of how crucial a healthy culture is, especially when we made the critical transition to remote operations.” emphasizes a healthy corporate culture through various activities throughout the year, including employee happy hours, community service initiatives and light-hearted competitions to foster positive relationships among team members. 

“Our company culture is the backbone of what makes us successful,” said Gerald Pollack, Director of Inside Sales San Diego office. “It’s about being empathetic, understanding and transparent with our employees. While it’s been a year with challenges, having a culture that flows with positivity has maintained our employees’ wellbeing and the strength of our business.”

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