Great Place to Work® Review of Capstone IT

We’re proud to be one of 8 local businesses to earn the Great Place to Work® Certification!

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This review is based on 32 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.57.

Great Perks

How To Get Hired

What Employees Say

100%

Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

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97%

People care about each other here.

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97%

Management is competent at running the business.

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97%

I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.

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97%

Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.

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Who is Capstone?

Capstone provides outsourced IT support services to small and medium businesses. We help our clients acheive their business goals with the Right-Fit technology, we ensure their network is secure and dependable, and we do it at a fixed, predicatable fee.

What They Do

Website:
https://www.capstoneitinc.com

US Headquarters:
Pittsford, New York, 14534

Other Major Locations:
Buffalo, New York, 14031
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Industry:
Information Technology

Founded:
2003

US Employees:
32

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Perks and Programs

We asked Capstone Information Technologies Incorporated to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Flexible Schedule: Flexible schedule (start and stop times) and work location (home/office) to meet personal needs and to reduce commute times
  • Sheldon Award: This is a peer to peer recognition program. Weekly award passed by employees to one who demonstrates core values. $500 cash award to employee nominated most often during the year
  • TARPP Award: Gifts presented each quarter to top 5 employees receiving the most positive comments from customer surveys
  • Free snacks and beverages: Free healthy snacks such as yogurt, peanuts, pretzels and beverages such as soda, Starbucks coffee, and tea for all employees
  • Zen Room: Wellness room for breaks to de-stress or simply relax. Includes salt lamp, aroma therapy, floor cushions, and relaxing music
  • Fun Activities: Foosball, corn toss, basketball hoop, can jam, massage chair for fun breaks
  • Pizza Tuesday: Free lunch/pizza every Tuesday to foster teams, communication, and guest speakers (wellness, investing, charitable causes)
  • Parties: Pool parties, happy-hours, Holiday party, lunch time barbeques, pot luck lunches, Halloween party, Saint Patrick's day party, Cinco-de-mayo party, ice cream social with ice cream truck
  • Appreciation gifts: $100 gift cards for children of employees to use on mothers and fathers day as a way to say thank you for sharing your mom or dad with us
  • PEC Program: $500 annual award for employee who send out the most gifts to clients to acknowledge a happy or sad personal event

Work-life balance programs

  • 18 Days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment
  • 3 Days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
  • 23 Days Paid time off after five years of full time employment

Notable Benefits

  • Flexible schedule (10% use it)
  • Telecommute option (20% use it)
  • Onsite Amenities (Free healthy snacks and drinks, massage chair, massages, zen relaxation room, basketball hoop, fooseball table.)

Family care by the numbers

  • 5 Days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
  • 90% Company-paid health coverage for employees (for Single)
  • 75% Company-paid health coverage for dependents

Family care programs

  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

Community and
environmental impact

$27,000

Philanthropic donations in last year

Yes

Recycling program

Diversity

  • Co-CEO is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
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Leadership Diversity

Female Executives

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Minority Executives

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Minority Mid-Level Managers

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Workforce Diversity

Race/Ethnicity

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Gender

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Demographics

Generation

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Full Part Time

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Tenure

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How to Get Hired

We asked Capstone Information Technologies Incorporated for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective
employee will be a great fit for your company?

At Capstone, we are looking for talent that will foremost be a good culture fit. We are looking for talent who has a desire to serve others and who displays empathy towards others. We evaluate each candidate against our core values of PERFC. P- Be Passionate E - Choose to be Extraordinary R - Be Reliable F - Create Fun C - Be Caring

View Capstone’s current open positions here

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Prospective employees who submit a thoughtful, strongly written resume that offers insight into the applicant as an individual and respond to all questions asked in the job posting tend to stand out as potential "Capstonians." Demonstrating commitment to meaningful causes, a track record of initiative and success in their work, and an understanding of how their knowledge can advance our mission helps. And, since our jobs can be sometimes stressful despite our best efforts to maintain a healthy work-life balance, having a sense of humor never hurts. We want candidates to review our website and have a good understanding of what we do. We want them to do research on our company and have a clear sense of why they think they would be a good fit at Capstone. They should dress professionally, be engaging, smile, and show quickly why they would be a great hire.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

We encourage applicants to visit our website, www.capstoneitinc.com, to learn more about what we do, the clients we serve, and our employees. Capstone also has a company Facebook page where you can see up to date posts about what we're doing and see more of what the office is like. While we don't accept calls from candidates for open positions, we welcome general networking and are always open to meeting potential future employees and accepting résumés for future consideration.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

  • Help Desk Technician/Computer Support Specialist - responsible for responding to and assisting clients with resolving common technical issues, while meeting customer service and response time (SLA) objectives. The ideal candidates will have experience in explaining complex solutions to intricate problems and will thrive on helping people reach their goals. We’re looking for team-oriented, highly motivated professionals with backgrounds in IT.
  • Systems Administrator/Computer Technician - install, tune, configure and upgrade Windows and OSX hardware/software and peripherals, identify/repair operating systems infected with viruses and/or malware, perform print setup/repairs, as well as install/setup troubleshoot mobile devices. You will gain direct experience with O365, Cloud Services, Windows server and LAN/WAN technologies across multiple client environments.
  • Sales Professionals

Employment By the Numbers

5

Forecasted positions to fill
in coming year

24%

Job Growth

66

Average applicants per
opening

730

Total job applicants

27%

New hires by employee
referrals

2%

Openings filled by current
employees

3

Recent graduates hired

12%

Voluntary turnover for
full-time employees

* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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