Best Companies to Work For 2015: BluSky Restoration Contractors
A company where employees feel their voices are heard
BluSky Restoration Contractors Inc.
Rank: 5 in small company category
The culture: Everyone pitches in and lends a hand in all situations, whenever, wherever. One employee shared: “Our culture is to cultivate and grow our internal talent and help develop and grow the careers of our employees. We always look to our employees for personal referrals when we have open positions because we believe that the best employees run in similar circles and have equally talented referrals. Our employees are collectively known as the BluSky Nation, but are also fondly known as the BluSky Family.”
Perks: All BluSky employees receive a 90-minute delayed start from their normal start time on two “Remembrance Days”: Sept. 11 and Dec. 7. BluSky also holds team-building events, retreats and happy hours.
Giving back: BluSky holds an annual “Clays for Kids” fundraising event to benefit a local shelter for women and children. In exchange for a monetary donation to the women’s charity, BluSky invites employees, clients and networking partners to spend a day at a local shooting range and shoot clay pigeons.
The inside scoop: From an employee: “I really enjoy working in an environment where I feel my voice is heard and my opinions and ideas matter to senior leadership.”