CARLSBAD, Calif., April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, has been recognized by two global organizations, LinkedIn and Ragan, as one of the best companies to work for in United States.
- LinkedIn: LinkedIn’s Top Companies list is a ranking of 50 companies that invest in their talent and help people build careers that will set them up for long-term success. Viasat ranked in this prestigious list, which included an assessment of the following seven key pillars: Ability to Advance, Skills Development, Business Stability, External Opportunity, Business Affinity, Gender Diversity, and Training.
- Ragan: Ragan’s Employee Communications and Best Workplaces awards recognized Viasat for its outstanding internal communications campaigns, content and initiatives that kept its employees, remotely or in person, engaged and informed. Viasat champions its diverse workforce and provides resources and support to help employees grow and succeed in their careers.
“The world has changed over the past two years, and we are very proud of how our leaders and teams have quickly evolved with us to meet these new challenges,” said Melinda Kimbro, director of human resources at Viasat. “With some of the best talent in the industry, we bring connectivity to everyone, everywhere and do it in a way that will help preserve space for generations to come. These are our people – committed to this purpose , who unite us and make it all possible. We are immensely proud of our global team and this recognition from LinkedIn and Ragan.
During the pandemic, Viasat has stepped up its career development and wellness efforts to welcome employees and boost recruitment. Employees are encouraged to think innovatively and are supported with tuition reimbursement, mentoring, personal wellness benefits and more. Their new wellness offerings include a mediation/mental health app, flexible leave for eligible U.S. employees, and enhanced family care leave coverage. Viasat also launched Workday Learning, with a library of course offerings for all employees, offered new leadership training programs and revamped its mentorship program. Additionally, over the past year, the company has offered additional resources and training opportunities on how to navigate the pandemic within its hybrid/remote workforce.
Viasat also supports a culture of giving, matching donations and providing multiple ways for employees to get involved in volunteering. In 2021, one in six Viasat employees volunteered or donated to charity; 1,182 global organizations received support from Viasat employee programs; and more than $1.6 million was donated through volunteer donation and matching initiatives and employee donations. For a list of current job opportunities, candidates can visit Viasat’s LinkedIn page for more information.
Viasat is a global communications company that believes that everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape the way consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the company is building the ultimate global communications network to deliver fast, secure, affordable, high-quality connections to impact people’s lives wherever they are, on land, in the air or at sea. To learn more about Viasat, visit: www.viasat.com, visit Viasat’s corporate blog, or follow the company on social media: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or Youtube.
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