WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employment Technologies Corporation (ETC) - the inventor and pioneer of employment simulations - proudly accepted the 2014 Florida Companies to Watch award last month at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando. ETC was one of 50 leading second-stage companies selected from more than 500 nominees statewide. ETC was chosen because of their forward-thinking innovations, commitment to job creation, sustained growth and overall success. Co-founders Eugenia and Joe Sefcik, Jr. accepted the award on the company's behalf.
"First and foremost, we thank our entire staff for continuing to move our vision forward," says company CEO, Eugenia Sefcik. "I am also very grateful to GrowFL and the Edward Lowe Foundation for investing time, energy and resources into recognizing and supporting second-stage businesses. ETC is honored to be part of this esteemed group of Florida Companies to Watch honorees."
Florida Companies to Watch is an awards program celebrating privately held second-stage companies headquartered in the state. Awardees are selected for demonstrating the capacity to grow based on employee or sales growth, exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, sustainable competitive advantage, outstanding corporate culture, and inspired community giving.
"Florida Companies to Watch is honored to recognize another outstanding group of stage-two companies," said Dr. Tom O'Neal, executive director of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute and associate vice president for the University of Central Florida's Office of Research and Commercialization. "This is our fourth year of celebrating second-stage business leaders throughout the state of Florida. The companies selected for the Florida Companies to Watch awards program stand out among their peers as companies that should be celebrated. In Florida, they account for 5 percent of the companies and nearly 30 percent of the jobs. These companies make a difference and we're happy to offer the recognition they deserve."
Employment Technologies Corporation (ETC) is the pioneer and world's leading developer of employment simulations. An unprecedented five-time national "Top HR Product of the Year" award winner, ETC's EASy Simulations are designed for a variety of jobs and industries. Website: www.etc-easy.com.
GrowFL was created in 2009 by the Florida legislature as an economic development program focused on assisting second-stage growth companies prosper. GrowFL is certified by the National Center for Economic Gardening through the Edward Lowe Foundation. Website: www.growfl.com.
Contact: Christa Santos
SOURCE Employment Technologies Corporation