Providence Business News Names Custom Computer Specialists on its Best Places to Work List, Second Year in a Row.

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Lincoln RI, August 3, 2020 – Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (Custom), formerly Unicom Technology Group, a leading IT solutions provider is pleased to announce that they have been named by Providence Business News as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island, for the second year in a row.  This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Rhode Island, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, and businesses.

The 2020 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island list is made up of 66 companies, broken down by size of the employer. The companies were judged based on human resource policies and confidential surveys of employees compiled by Best Companies Group. Due to the pandemic companies will be recognized in a virtual ceremony to be held on Wednesday, September 30th.  Custom will be competing in the Small Employer category this year.

“I am so proud of our team.  Custom has been providing technology services to support the goals of school districts, city and state agencies and organizations throughout the Northeast for forty years.  We could never have achieved this success without attracting the industries’ best and brightest talent.” said Suzanne McLaughlin, Vice President and General Manager at Custom Computer Specialists.

“For the second year in a row, I am so proud of our team.  Custom has been providing technology services to support the goals of school districts, city and state agencies and organizations throughout the Northeast for forty years.  We could never have achieved this success without attracting the industries’ best and brightest talent.” said Suzanne McLaughlin, Vice President and General Manager at Custom Computer Specialists.  

“As the president of the HI-IQ division at Custom, our business was especially challenged this year. We work with interventional radiology departments and they were hit hard by the pandemic which directly impacted our staff,” said Emily DeMerchant, President, HI-IQ. “It is a testament to the resiliency of this team that we have once again been placed on this prestigious list.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.  Click here to learn more about this award!

About Custom Computer Specialists

Founded in 1979, Custom Computer Specialists helps Northeast public and private sector clients get maximum value from their IT investments. Custom’s unique combination of privately owned flexibility and extensive IT capability empowers it to architect client-centric solutions that deliver results.