Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. (“GS2”), an employee owned and governed education finance and asset management company, was honored at the San Diego Business Journal’s 11th Annual Best Places to Work Awards Ceremony for the third consecutive year.
The Best Places to Work awards program is designed to recognize companies who positively impact the economy and business community of San Diego and companies from across the county entered the two-part assessment process. The overall registration and analysis was managed by Best Companies Group, who used combined scores based on a review of workplace practices and policies and employee survey results to determine final rankings.
Ken Ruggiero, Chairman and CEO, said “We’re once again honored to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego. We remain steadfastly dedicated to improving the unique culture we have built at GS2. The key to our success has been simple: build a team of dedicated innovators who enjoy working together, set goals and accomplish them together. We graciously accept this honor and congratulate our employees on their continued success.”
“At GS2, we emphasize company culture and the employee feedback from our 2016 survey enabled us to make improvements and expand our benefits and wellness programs for 2017.” stated Sandra Reynaga, Manager of Human Resources. “In addition, we constantly analyze the market to ensure our benefits and compensation are competitive which helps us recruit and retain the best workforce possible.”
As a result of last year’s survey, GS2 now offers unlimited vacation time with an incentivized bonus to encourage work life balance. In addition, their employee led Wellness Committee has hosted wellness seminars, created a meditation room, added standup desks, and expanded their fitness program to include Pilates classes and twice monthly private group exercise classes at the Broadway Athletic and Swim Club.
A special issue of the San Diego Business Journal that profiles the companies selected as the 2017 Best Places to Work in San Diego was published on www.BestPlacestoWorkSD.com. For more information on Goal Structured Solutions, Inc., click here.