Boston Globe Recognizes Virtual, Inc. with Top Place to Work Award

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Professional Services Firm That Enables Their Clients and Employees to Achieve Their Goals and Make Their Mark on the World is Honored as One of the Best Massachusetts-Based Employers

WAKEFIELD, Mass. –November 20, 2020 – Virtual, Inc. was named a Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 13th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. Virtual is a professional services firm that provides strategic advisory and execution services that drive real results for technology consortia, standards groups, and associations that are forming, growing, or changing. The Top Places to Work 2020 issue published online at on the night of November 19 and in the Globe Magazine on November 22.

Virtual, Inc. was ranked 39th in the Medium-size employers’ category.

“One of our goals at Virtual has been to create ‘A Company We Love’. This is not something that happens just by our declaring it—it comes from the passion and hard work that all our employees deliver each and every day that makes our workplace special—whether we are together or separate,” said Andy Freed, CEO, Virtual, Inc. “Each of our people are enthusiastic, committed members of an open, inclusive, and diverse team. We are our people. We are focused on helping each of our clients and all our employees make their mark on the world. Here at Virtual we truly have a company that we love.”

Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best – their employees. The survey measures employee opinions about their company’s direction, execution, connection, management, work, pay and benefits, and engagement. The employers are placed into one of four groups: small, with 50 to 99 employees; medium, with 100 to 249 workers; large, with 250 to 999; and largest, with 1,000 or more.

The rankings in Top Places to Work are based on confidential survey information collected by Energage (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention, from more than 80,000 individuals at 285 Massachusetts organizations. The winners share a few key traits, including offering progressive benefits, giving their employees a voice, and encouraging them to have some fun while they’re at it.

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About Virtual, Inc.

Virtual is a professional services firm that enables organizations to achieve their goals and make a mark on the world. Whether helping an organization go from zero to 800 corporate members in a mere 18 months or extending the reach and impact of an international group dedicated to curing prostate and breast cancer, Virtual provides strategic advisory and execution services that drive real results for technology consortia, standards groups and associations that are forming, growing or changing.

Virtual was previously named to The Boston Globe‘s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine‘s list of 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry.


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