Today, Hancock Lumber learned it was named a Best Places to Work in Maine for the 7th consecutive year! Congratulations to our entire team of 550 people across our 14 locations–together, we have achieved this amazing accomplishment and get to celebrate another year being a Best Place to Work in Maine. It takes really great people who care about and look out for one another, support what we are trying to accomplish, and believe in our mission – day in and day out – to achieve this recognition. With 95% employee participation, the Best Places to Work survey is a true representation of our individual voices. That is the real mission of undergoing the Best Places to Work survey process – to get honest feedback from all of our team members, continue to find ways to improve our workplace, and fully commit ourselves to a creating a world-class employee experience. Our focus is in creating a place where employees feel trusted, respected, valued, and heard.
“An organization’s true value is not defined by revenue growth or profitability. Those are important metrics for our business, but they are outcomes of a higher purpose. The real mission is to enhance the lives of the people who work here.”
–Kevin Hancock, Chairman + CEO
Being a part of Team Hancock means taking pride in doing the right thing for our teammates, our customers, and our communities. Employees—the people servicing the customer—are the most valuable assets to any organization. We employ enthusiastic, vibrant, hardworking, smart team members who are excited about delivering world-class products and services to our customers, continuous improvement, and a culture of engagement and innovation. It is these people who make the work experience meaningful and engaging!
Best Places to Work is a statewide program that identifies, recognizes, and honors the best places of employment in Maine with 75% of the ranking based on employee responses to the survey questions and 25% based on the Best Companies Group review of the nominating company’s benefits, policies and best practices. The list of the 84 Best Places to Work in Maine and how they rank will be unveiled in a special supplement produced by Mainebiz in their October 19th issue. In the meantime, congratulations to all of Team Hancock on earning this award for seven consecutive years!
VP Human Resources, SPHR
This post was written by Erin Plummer