‘The County’ is one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine

The County Federal Credit Union was recently named as one of the 2020  Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in 2006 and is aproject ofthe Society for Human Resource Management – Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and Maine HR Convention.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2020Best Places to Work in Mainelist is made up of 84 companies in three size categories: small (15-49 U.S. employees), medium (50-249 U.S. employees) and large (250+ U.S. employees).

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Have at least 15 employees working in Maine;
– Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
– Be a publicly or privately held business;
– Have a facility in the state of Maine; and
– Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.

“We are very excited about being chosen as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine two years in a row. Our passion, teamwork and outstanding Member Service are a huge part of what sets The County Federal Credit Union apart. We know taking care of our employees translates to taking care of our members,” said Ryan Ellsworth, President and CEO of The County Federal Credit Union. “I am so very proud of our team!”

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second 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 rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Maine and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

The County FCU will be recognized in the October 19thedition of Mainebizwhere the rankings will be released for the first time.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Maineprogram, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkME.comor contact Jackie Miller at 717-323-5237.