The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, Vermont State Council, (SHRM) and the Vermont Department of Commerce and Community Development and Best Companies Group.
The Best Places to Work in Vermont list is been broken down into three categories, Small Businesses (15-99 employees), Medium Businesses (100-249 employees) and Large Businesses (250+ employees).
Of the 51 companies being recognized, ten are new to the list in 2020. Two companies, Edward Jones and King Arthur Flour have won the distinction of Best Places to Work in Vermont every year since 2006, the first year Best Companies Group started surveying Vermont companies. AsicNorth, Inc, Fuse, LLC and Wild Apple Graphics have been on the Best Places to Work in Vermont list for ten consecutive years.