Erickson Living Named by IDG's Computerworld to 2014 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Cited for its Team Culture of Employee Engagement, Career Development, Work-Life Balance, Diversity and Inclusion, Community Service Outreach and Employee Benefits/Compensation

 

June 25, 2014 - Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, today announces that IDG's Computerworld magazine has selected it for the fourth consecutive year as one of the "Top 100 Organizations" that have created a dynamic and challenging environment for their information technology (IT) professionals. Specifically, the company was ranked 14th (Large Company Category: 5,000+ employees), and recognized for having a work culture where creativity is valued, career opportunities are advanced, and great benefits and compensation are provided.    "It's an honor to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in IT," said John F. Triscoli, Erickson Living's Senior Vice President, Enterprise Technology and Programs. "This special recognition reflects how Erickson Living strives to set its IT professionals up for success by fostering a creative and collaborative workplace."   A few of the primary factors that make Erickson Living a top workplace include its great mission, diverse and positive work culture, as well as numerous IT applications across the enterprise. The company's high-performance team has been established through a comprehensive, integrated employee engagement program that includes extensive employee input, development plans and performance assessments, robust two-way communication, and a performance-based employee value plan that aligns personal and team objectives. The end result is a culture where people give discretionary effort and see Erickson Living as a career destination.  "Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees."  The Best Places to Work in IT feature will appear in the June 23rd issue of Computerworld and online at Computerworld.com.

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About Erickson Living Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, based in Baltimore, Maryland.  Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at:  www.ericksonliving.com. About Computerworld Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value from core to edge technologies. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.1 million monthly page views (Omniture, February 2013) and was recognized in BtoB's 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com. About the Best Places to Work in IT List The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG's Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.