CHICAGO – OCTOBER 30, 2018 – Rightpoint, an independent customer experience agency with technology at its core, has been named a finalist for two different categories of the 2018 Digiday Worklife Awards. Vaiva Vaisnys, Senior Vice President of People Potential at Rightpoint, was recognized as a finalist for HR Leader of the Year, while Rightpoint Co-CEOs Brad Schneider and Ross Freedman were recognized as finalists for Top Boss of an Agency.
The Digiday Worklife Awards recognize media and marketing’s top employers, as well as the cultural initiatives and values that help make them unique. As one of the only independent agencies on the shortlist, Rightpoint has made a name for itself next to well-known public companies and agencies, including Publicis, Digitas and Havas.
Vaiva Vaisnys, recognized for her initiatives, like the Culture Club and the People Pulse Survey, has helped Rightpoint achieve its 90+ percent retention rate and its new hire employee referral rate of 40 percent. As one of Rightpoint’s first employees hired, she has fully committed herself to building the company with people and values in mind and has created new channels for Rightpoint employees to comfortably share their authentic opinions. Vaisnys was named a finalist for HR Leader of the Year next to representatives from New York Magazine, the Financial Times, Turner and The Barbarian Group.
“As the head of our People Potential team, Vaiva has helped shape our strong culture by creating and leading a variety of initiatives to empower each employee,” said Brad Schneider, Co-Founder of Rightpoint. “She’s passionate about our people, committed to actively listening to their ideas and consistently incorporates their feedback to improve our organization.”
Recognized for instilling strong values within employees, such as intrepreneurship, diversity and individuality, co-CEOs Brad Schneider and Ross Freedman have made Rightpoint anything but a cookie-cutter agency. The two have been recognized for building a team of challengers with a passion for creativity and digital innovation, creating a strong culture, and transforming businesses from the inside out through technology. Freedman and Schneider were recognized finalists for Top Boss of an Agency along with representatives from Fetch, RPA, Elite SEM and Digitas.
“We’re honored to have Rightpoint recognized by the Digiday Awards alongside other big names and respected agencies,” said Ross Freedman, Co-Founder of Rightpoint. “We will continue to strive to be a top company to work for and to be known as an agency that consistently puts its culture and its people on top.”
Rightpoint is an independent customer experience agency with technology at its core. We create impactful digital experiences driven by insight, strategy, design, and technology to help clients succeed at the speed of innovation. Rightpoint serves more than 250 Fortune 1,000 companies and has been named one of Crain's 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Chicago for four consecutive years. Rightpoint is the largest independent agency with 450 employees across 10 offices. For more information, visit rightpoint.com.