Dallas, TX–Erickson Living, developer and manager of Highland Springs retirement community in North Dallas, announced that IDG's Computerworld magazine has selected it for the fifth consecutive year as one of the "top 100 organizations" that have created dynamic and challenging environments for their information technology (IT) professionals. Specifically, the company was ranked third among large organizations, and recognized for having work cultures where creativity is valued, career opportunities are advanced, and great benefits and compensation are provided.
"There is no doubt that our staff is our greatest asset and responsible for making recognitions like this a reality," said John F. Triscoli, Erickson Living's senior vice president, enterprise technology and programs. "This honor reflects how Erickson Living strives to set its IT professionals up for success by fostering a creative and collaborative workplace."
A few of the primary factors that make Erickson Living a top workplace include its great mission, diverse and positive work culture, as well as its numerous IT applications. The company's high-performance team has been established through a comprehensive, integrated employee engagement program that includes extensive employee input; development plans and performance assessments; robust two-way communication; and a performance-based employee value plan that aligns personal and team objectives. The end result is a culture in which people give discretionary effort and see Erickson Living as a career destination.
"The 100 organizations on Computerworld's 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams' engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry."
About Erickson Living: Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at: www.ericksonliving.com.
About Computerworld: Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy.
About the Best Places to Work in IT List: The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG's Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.