Press Release – updated: Feb 6, 2018 06:00 MST
CENTENNIAL, Colo., February 6, 2018 – Fast Enterprises (FAST), a leading provider of software and consulting services to governments, has received 2017 and 2018 best-workplace awards that recognize the companyâ€™s ongoing commitment to employee morale and diversity.
The awards, which include FASTâ€™s fifth consecutive award as a â€œbest place to workâ€� by online jobs and career community GlassdoorÂ®, also consist of awards from consulting and research firm Great Place to WorkÂ®. FAST was recognized in multiple categories as a best workplace for diversity, millennials and the technology sector.
Jennifer Tuvell, a FAST founding partner, said the importance of the recognition is that it is based on information provided anonymously by employees. â€œWe are particularly proud that these awards represent a wide variety of voices and groups within our workforce,â€� she said.
The information we obtain through award programs like these helps to ensure that FAST continues to remain among the best places to work.
FAST founding partner
GlassdoorÂ® announced its top 100 U.S. “Best Places to Work“ list for large companies as part of its 2018 Employeesâ€™ Choice Awards. The annual awards are based on employeesâ€™ anonymous feedback in areas such as job satisfaction, career opportunities, pay and benefits, company culture and more.
The Great Place to WorkÂ® awards, which list FAST along with other top companies as Best Workplaces in Diversity, Best Workplaces for Millennials and Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Technology (awarded for 2017 and 2018), are also based on anonymous employee surveys that rate employers on topics such as professional opportunities and advancement, workplace respect and fairness, leadership competence and other employee-satisfaction metrics.
â€œOur voluntary turnover rate is about one-third the average turnover rate for the IT industry, so we know people like working at FAST,â€� Tuvell said. â€œEmployee retention rates donâ€™t tell us, however, what really resonates with our employees.â€�
She said FAST places a higher value on career and workplace information that is obtained directly from its employees.
â€œDirect feedback â€” whether obtained through in-person interactions, company workshops or employee surveys â€” is critical to ensuring our corporate culture reflects the needs and values of our diverse workforce,â€� Tuvell said. â€œThe information we obtain through award programs like these helps to ensure that FAST continues to remain among the best places to work.â€�
About Fast Enterprises
FAST software helps government agencies reduce costs, enhance services, improve the efficiency of internal operations and maximize return on investment. Our software solutions are scalable, thin client and platform-independent. They are compatible with service-oriented architecture and run on industry-standard hardware, operating systems and relational database management systems.
FASTâ€™s global workforce of consultants provides on-site services to implement and support its software for government agencies. These agencies use FAST software to administer tax, driver license, vehicle registration and unemployment insurance programs.
FASTâ€™s headquarters and solution center are located in Denver. Product support and administrative staff are located worldwide.
For information on careers with FAST, visit FASTâ€™s website at www.FastEnterprises.com or e-mail [email protected]. For additional information or to schedule a call with a company representative, e-mail [email protected]
Source: Fast Enterprises
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