Culture Considered Top Priority for 96-Percent of Employees
(PRWEB) October 20, 2015
Employees at SolTerra have catapulted the company into a Great Place to Work® award. The survey highlights what makes its workplace culture great in areas like professional development and training, company atmosphere, benefits and rewards among others, and can be seen here.
SolTerra designs, builds and manages sustainable, livable mixed-use buildings and is also one of the largest installers of solar, living walls and green roofs in the Pacific Northwest. The company builds beautiful structures and installs green systems to reconnect people to nature, create community in urban environments, and make a positive impact on the earth.
“We will continue to scale in the coming years. As an employee-owned company, our staff has a vested interest in our successful growth. We believe this also gives us a stronger culture,” says Brian Heather, Founder and CEO of SolTerra.
"Our unprecedented employee-centric Reviews provide job seekers a real behind-the-scenes look into these workplace cultures. They are deeply rooted in a philosophy of openness and reflect the general trend we see in the increasing importance of transparency for both employers and employees," said Kim Peters, leader of Great Place to Work® Reviews.
This month, SolTerra was named the 16th Fastest Growing Private Company in Washington State.
SolTerra is an architectural design+build firm creating some of the most sustainable, livable buildings in the Pacific Northwest – all LEED Platinum-designed. SolTerra is also one of the largest installers of residential solar, living walls and green roofs in the Pacific Northwest. The company builds beautiful structures and installs green systems to help connect people to nature, create community in urban environments, and make a positive impact on the earth. Solar power, eco-roofs, living walls and other unique features, bring high performance and energy efficiency into all residential mixed-use projects. SolTerra owns, designs, builds, and manages its properties, with its own developers, architects, contractors (concrete, electrical and plumbing) and property management. The company has offices in Portland and Seattle.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Over 10 million employees in 50 countries annually take the Trust Index© Employee Survey, its proprietary research tool. Great Place to Work® United States offers management consulting and leadership training to U.S.-based organizations ranging from multinational corporations to small start-ups. It also produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Best Small & Medium Workplaces list.
While companies look to recruit and hire the right candidate, job seekers are equally interested in finding the right position at the right company. That's why Great Place to Work® uses data and insights to write Reviews that offer a true picture of the workplace and elevate the hiring experience. Companies with published Great Place to Work® Reviews are serious about creating great workplaces, comfortable with transparency, and interested in sharing the unique aspects of their workplaces treasured by employees.
For more information: Melissa Milburn, SolTerra, mmilburn(at)solterra(dot)com, 206.972.9096
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