September 25, 2016 Norwalk, Conn.—Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co. (Charter Oak) has been selected by Hearst Media Services and independent research firm Workplace Dynamics as the number-one small business to work for in Connecticut’s Litchfield, New Haven and Fairfield counties.
Charter Oak has been selected as finalist each year since 2013—ranking in the top 15 in its category for each of those years—for its progressive workplace practices, positive workplace environment and exemplary treatment of employees.
The full rankings and expanded company information were published in a special supplement to the Sunday September 25th editions of the Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time, The News-Times and The Advocate, and can also be found here: http://www.ctpost.com/topworkplaces/article/Work-life-balance-key-at-Charter-Oak-9241670.php#photo-10971965. All winners were honored a reception on Thursday September 22nd.
Brendan Naughton, General Agent at Charter Oak, commented: “This award reinforces our belief that growth and productivity do not have to come at the expense of happiness and fulfillment. When you like the work that you do, where you do it, with whom you do it, and for whom you do it, everyone wins.”
Charter Oak’s employees cited attributes such as strong leadership and support, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial spirit among the reasons they believed the agency was a top workplace.