Avatel Defends 1st Place title for the 2010 Best Place to Work


We are pleased to announce that Avatel has been selected for the 5th year as a 2010 Best Place to Work! The Tampa Bay Business Journal will honor the winners at the awards celebration luncheon on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the new Safari Lodge at Tampa’s Lowery Park Zoo. Avatel is very excited to defend our 1st place title awarded in 2009! Every Associate at Avatel makes this a Great Place to Work through their dedication, their individual contributions and their amazing teamwork. Employees are the glue that holds a business together, and the success of any business leads back to these individuals.

Avatel believes that successful cultures are built by cultivating and keeping happy, hard-working people and to be most effective, every employee must feel empowered to participate, communicate and innovate.  We owe our success to our employees and believes in a holistic view of the organization, recognizing the important role that our employees play in the bigger picture Avatel strives for a workplace where opportunity, openness, enthusiasm, diversity, teamwork, accountability and a sense of purpose combine to provide a rewarding professional experience that promotes fairness, dignity and a respect for all employees.

At Avatel, our path is clear to provide strong leadership, improved cultures, shared mission and goals, individual and team-based performance improvement programs. Our philosophy about treating people with respect and dignity is not just words but a creed we live by every day. You can’t expect your employees to exceed the expectations of your customers if you don’t exceed the employees’ expectations of management.  Avatel feels compelled to challenge, uncover and cultivate the hidden knowledge and capabilities present within every employee. It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed. Avatel’s ability to deliver on our strategy is dependent upon our employees —they are our single greatest asset. Avatel strives to ensure that we attract and retain the best talent, support our employees, and help create an environment that will enable them to fulfill their potential.

An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success. Avatel is an organization created to further the values of integrity and accountability in all environments in which our employees carry out their daily lives. Within the scope of furthering the values of integrity and accountability, it is our intent to use our collective influence to communicate the potential which rests within each of us. Great achievements are nurtured with the cooperation of many minds with a common vision working toward a common goal.

Our commitment to excellence is made possible through the dedication and loyalty of every member of the Avatel family. Our employees believe that quality, service and standards of excellence should never be compromised.  It is through the dedication, skills and initiative of our people that Avatel has prospered and will continue to move ahead.  We take great pride in our outstanding reputation and in our team of talented employees whose commitment, dedication and performance contributes to the Company’s success.

“Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, Dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible.”

Jamie Wood, Avatel EVP



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