Star2Star Communications, makers of “The World’s Most Complete Cloud-Based Unified Communications Solution,” today announced that the company is a recipient of Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award. The award recognizes the top private business job creators in the country.
“We’ve won a number of awards for our products, our technology, and our continued growth,” said Norman Worthington, CEO of Star2Star. “This award underscores the personal side of what we do, and the positive effect we’ve had on the lives of our employees and our community,” he continued.
Star2Star placed 4th in the telecommunications category, and 19th for the State of Florida, in both cases for companies of any size.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that only 222,000 full-time jobs were added in 2012. The honorees of the Inc. magazine’s HIRE POWER AWARDS created 69,182 jobs between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013. “We are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans back to work for a second time,” says Eric Schurenberg, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. “The HIRE POWER AWARDS are the only awards that single out job creators. We think it’s fitting to pay tribute to company founders not just for their business prowess but also for their immense contribution to the welfare of U.S. workers and the vitality of the U.S. economy.”
Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications delivers the World’s Most Complete Cloud-Based Unified Communication Solution™. Star2Star unifies customers’ voice, video, fax, instant messaging and presence management into a single, easy-to-use system. Star2Star’s award-winning, patented Constellation™ technology overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other Internet communications technologies.
In the past three years, Star2Star was named to the Inc. 500|5000 (three times), the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500.
Star2Star Communications solutions are sold through a diversified network of partners that include distributors, master agents, managed service providers and certified installing dealers. Available across North America, Star2Star Communications is installed in hundreds of thousands of businesses. These include many large national retail and restaurant chains that depend on Star2Star to unify and simplify their multi-location communications footprints.
About the Hire Power Award:
The Inc. Hire Power Award is for US-based, private companies (both for profit and non-profit). Companies must have been founded in 2011 or earlier and have employed at least 10 full-time US-based employees as of December 31, 2012. Award categories include most jobs created in the US, most jobs created by state, most jobs created by industry and highest employee growth percentage,). Companies featured in Inc.’s November issue represent the top tier winners for the Higher Power Award and a complete list of the winners can be found on http://www.Inc.com.
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