News | May 8, 2013

Axis Communications Named A 2013 ‘Best Places To Work' Winner By The Boston Business Journal

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Axis to host public Recruiting Open House and job search workshop on May 23rd to fill numerous Mass. positions and help attendees “Be Your Own Recruiter”

The Boston Business Journal has named Axis Communications, the world leader in network video surveillance, one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts for Midsized Companies in its 11th annual regional awards program. The honor recognizes Axis’ achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions, benefits program and company culture.

Axis was one of more than400 companies to qualify for consideration based on a two-stage nomination process and the results of employee-satisfaction surveys taken throughout March and April. From the 400 nominees, 80winning companies –the top 25 in each company size category plus the top five in a new “PR/Communications” category – will be presented with the annual honor during a cocktail reception on June 13that the iconic Citi Center/Wang Theatre and profiled in a special supplement of the Boston Business Journal on June 14th.

“At Axis, we take great pride in our company culture, core values and dedicated employees. We strive to have a workplace environment that is both fun and challenging, and the BBJ award is a testament to our culture – especially since feedback came directly from our employees,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager, Axis Communications, Inc. “As Axis continues to grow here in New England and around the world, our employees are the ones who foster the innovative spirit that’s at the core of our mission to help build a smarter, safer and more secure world.”

With more than a dozen positions currently open nationwide, Axis will be hosting a Recruiting Open House on Thursday, May 23rd from 5 to 7:30pm in its Chelmsford, Mass. office. The event, which is open to the public, will feature a presentation on how to “Be Your Own Recruiter” and provide attendees with the opportunity to network with the Axis management team. Interested candidates can also view and apply for open positions online.

“Our Best Places to Work event will again recognize the importance of cultivating a great workplace culture as a competitive advantage," said Chris McIntosh, publisher of the Boston Business Journal. "Companies on our list can be justifiably proud of creating a high level of workplace satisfaction during an economy where traditional rewards like big raises and bonuses aren't as easy to give. In good times and in bad, our results validate how the creation of the right corporate culture can create powerful business advantages. Employees are proud to work for companies that are about more than just business.”

The survey project was launched in January by the Boston Business Journal in conjunction with market research firm Quantum Workplace of Omaha, Neb. Companies were evaluated on the results of more than 18,000 employee-satisfaction surveys. Employees answered questionnaires that addressed such factors as their pride in the company, company encouragement, support and recognition of achievement and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. The results were analyzed and scored by assigning points to each question.

For more information, visit http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/event/76851.

About the Boston Business Journal
The Boston Business Journal is Greater Boston’s leading source of business news, information and events, reaching readers through the weekly print publication, the website bostonbusinessjournal.com and e-mail products. The BBJ also prints the annual Book of Lists — the region’s top resource for business decision-makers seeking information about potential clients, suppliers and partners.

The Boston Business Journal is published by American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business news.

About Axis Communications
As the market leader in network video, Axis is leading the way to a smarter, safer, more secure world – driving the shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Offering network video solutions for professional installations, Axis’ products and solutions are based on an innovative, open technology platform.

Axis has more than 1,400 dedicated employees in 41 locations around the world and cooperates with partners covering 179 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based IT company listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the ticker AXIS. For more information, visit www.axis.com.

SOURCE: Axis Communications