(Rochester, NY, April 7, 2017)  SMP (Systems Management Planning Inc) has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, a designation it has enjoyed every year the award has been in existence. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few. SMP placed 15th in 2017 and even earned a special “Appreciation” award featuring this employee quote “I feel genuinely appreciated at this company.”

Being in business for 20 years, SMP has always made finding, hiring and retaining the best employees in the area a top priority. SMP understands that an organization’s employees are the life blood of what it provides, how it connects with its customers, and the overall success of the business.  SMP’s philosophy is to treat its employees, customers, and community members with integrity.

“At SMP, we are all about putting people first, from our customers to our communities and of course our employees.  We believe that happy employees do great work. To that end, we strive to ensure our employees have a healthy work-life balance, are informed and included in the direction of our organization and have venues to express their ideas.  There is no “I” in team here at SMP.” remarks Eric Rorapaugh, President of SMP.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together. Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”


About SMP:

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