Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Vermont Selected As Number One Best Place To Work In Vermont
April 8, 2013
BERLIN – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont was recently named one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Vermont, winning the top spot among large companies.
The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Vermont was created by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department of Economic Development, the Vermont Department of Labor, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM – Vermont State Council) and Best Companies Group.
The statewide survey and awards program recognizes and honors the best places of employment in Vermont. The 2013 Best Paces to Work in Vermont list recognizes 21 small and large companies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont received first place in the large employer category.
“This is a tremendous tribute and recognition for all of our employees,” Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont CEO Don George said. “Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is dedicated to building a health care system in which every Vermonter has health coverage and receives timely, effective and affordable care. With a mission to always put our member’s experience first, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont extends that promise to its employees. The company provides employees with exceptional resources to ensure holistic health and workplace satisfaction.”
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Vermont and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s oldest and largest health insurer, providing coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters. It employs about 340 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and branch office in South Burlington, and offers group and individual health plans. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available on the Internet at www.bcbsvt.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 37 independent, community-based and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide healthcare coverage for nearly 100 million members – one-in-three Americans. For more information on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and its member companies, please visit bcbs.com. We encourage you to connect with us on Facebook, check out our videos on YouTube, follow us on Twitter and check out The BCBS Blog, for up-to-date information about BCBSA.