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The Alliance for Workplace Excellence names Optimal as winner of 2011 Workplace Excellence Award
Rockville, MD, May 2, 2011—Optimal Networks, Inc. has been selected to receive the Workplace Excellence Award for the fourth year in a row. The Alliance for Workplace Excellence recognized Optimal in 2008, 2009, 2010, and now, in 2011, as a visionary employer for its efforts in creating an environment in which employees experience personal and professional fulfilment.
Optimal Networks is among a very small group of award winners which will accept this award on June 13, 2011 at a special luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md.
Optimal was chosen for the award for its supportive corporate culture and management practices, workforce demographics, employee engagement, workplace benefits and rewards, family-friendly policies, strong employee health and wellness initiatives, comprehensive growth and learning opportunities, and commitment to corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism.
“We are very honored to be receiving this award for the fourth year in a row”, says Heinan Landa, president and founder of Optimal Networks. “Workplace excellence, for us, is about creating a corporate culture that allows individual strengths to shine so that we can better serve our clients—and have fun doing it.”
In order to be considered for the award, Optimal underwent a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of professors, PhD professionals, and doctoral candidates in business, industrial and organizational psychology, and human resources. This comprehensive evaluation illuminated Optimal’s ongoing commitment to an innovative, supportive, stimulating and fun culture.
About Optimal Networks
Founded in 1991, Optimal Networks, Inc. provides comprehensive computer and network support services including full or partial IT management outsourcing, back-up and disaster recovery, and cloud computing solutions to law firms, associations, and small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). For almost two decades, Optimal has helped approximately 300 clients reduce network downtime, improve system performance, and make sure their technology helps drive their organization’s success. For more, click here.
About The Alliance for Workplace Excellence
The Alliance for Workplace Excellence provides a portfolio of services that allow employers to build excellent places to work. Recognizing existing Excellent Places to Work, Health & Wellness Trailblazers and EcoLeaders throughout the mid-Atlantic region is one component of the Alliance’s mission. The Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Montgomery County, Maryland, and Discovery Communications, Inc. For more information, click here.