Marathon Consulting Named as One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for the Fourth Time
Marathon Consulting, LLC, a leading IT Consulting and Digital Marketing firm based in Hampton Roads, announced today that the company was named to the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia. Following up on last year’s 1st place finish, Marathon ranked 12th this year among the 63 companies in the Small Employer category, which includes employers with up to 99 U.S. employees. This is Marathon’s 4th time on the list, ranking 1st in 2016, 19th in 2015, and 12th in 2013.
The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. The statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, workforce, and businesses. The 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies.
Companies from across the state entered the 2-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The 1st 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 2nd 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.
“As Marathon enters our 2nd decade as a premier technology provider in Virginia, there have been many achievements that we can reflect on,” said Harris Pezzella, President of Marathon Consulting. He continued, “To be recognized as one of the best places to work in all of Virginia for the 4th time ranks as another great milestone for a company who, at its heart, has always been guided simply by the "Golden Rule" when it comes to our clients and our people. This formula has served us well, and allowed us to work with some of the finest people the industry has to offer.”