4. RapidIT Inc
RapidIT moved up from 20th on last year’s list and is the winner of the 2019 Top Workplaces Communication special award. The company has 267 global employees and 57 employees in metro Atlanta. The privately held IT staffing firm, founded in 2003, has $19 million in global revenue. RapidIT supports organizations such as Child Relief and You, Atlanta Cricket League, Meals by Grace, United Way and the American Red Cross. Team-building exercises, Friday breakfast brainstorming sessions, quarterly parties and seasonal lunches and celebrations are among the activities that RapidIT offers for its employees. It also has an annual party and quarterly performance recognition. In addition to benefits such as medical insurance (health, dental and vision), life insurance and a 401(k), it offers financial assistance for education and training.
5. Power Home Remodeling
Power Home Remodeling has been named to the list for five years and broke into the top 10 in 2018. The private company, founded in 1992, is the nation’s second largest exterior home remodeler with $500 million in 2017 revenue. The company is based in Chester, Pa., and 129 of its 2,500 employees are in metro Atlanta. Paid parental leave and 401(k) with a company match are among benefits. Golf outings, holiday parties and leadership events with speakers, such as Wayne Gretzky and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, are among the slate of more than 200 events annually. Power celebrates employees’ hard work and grit with an annual all-expenses paid trip to Cancun, Mexico, for an employee and a guest. Ja Rule, Ashanti, Nelly and T.I. have performed during the four-day celebration. Its Power of Giving Initiative has collected more than 20,000 items through a companywide donations drive, and Power has raised more than $2 million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which fights childhood cancer.