NORTH VENICE, Fla. – The recent career fair hosted by PGT Innovations (NYSE: PGTI), a national leader in the premium window and door category, saw a high turnout with approximately 230 candidates. The career fair was organized to attract local talent for over 100 open positions at the company’s North Venice location.
During the 4-hour event on Saturday, Sept. 15, 128 offers were made to candidates. Of those 128 applicants, current PGT Innovations team members referred almost 50 percent.
PGT Innovations team members and department leaders were present to provide information on available positions, such as manufacturing, drivers, loading, maintenance and more, as well as give tours, assist with paperwork and conduct interviews. Career fair attendees were treated to a tailgate party with complimentary food and beverages, and new team members who were hired are eligible to receive a $500 sign-on bonus.
“With labor in short supply and companies vying for job seekers’ attention, we knew we needed to do something to stand out to potential candidates and attract talented individuals,” said Debbie LaPinska, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at PGT Innovations. “The sign-on bonus certainly helped to generate excitement, but we were truly thrilled to see how many people were referred by our team members. We’ve put a great deal of effort into creating a work environment that offers many benefits and opportunities for our team members, and it is a wonderful compliment that they would refer their family members and friends to join our team.”
PGT Innovations employs over 2,000 team members at its Venice location. The company offers a comprehensive benefits package including competitive wages, healthcare benefits, paid time off, profit sharing, an employee stock purchase program, and more. Recognizing the importance of continued education, PGT Innovations also offers up to 100 percent tuition reimbursement, as well as the Inspire the Future scholarship program benefitting dependents of team members. Additional benefits specific to the company’s North Venice location include an onsite café, a wellness center and a fitness center.
To learn more about PGT Innovations’ culture and to view and apply for open positions that are still available, visit www.pgtinnovations.com/Careers or call 941-480-1600.
About PGT Innovations, Inc.
PGT Innovations manufactures and supplies premium windows and doors. Their highly engineered and technically advanced products can withstand some of the toughest weather conditions on earth and are revolutionizing the way people live by unifying indoor and outdoor living spaces.
PGT Innovations creates value through deep customer relationships, understanding the unstated needs of the markets it serves and a drive to develop category-defining products. PGT Innovations is also the nation’s largest manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors, holds the leadership position in its primary market, and is part of the S&P SmallCap 400 Index.
The PGT Innovations’ family of brands include CGI®, PGT® Custom Windows & Doors, WinDoor®, Western Window Systems and CGI Commercial. The company’s brands, in their respective markets, are a preferred choice of architects, builders and homeowners throughout North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality products are available in custom and standard sizes with massive dimensions that allow for unlimited design possibilities in residential, multi-family and commercial projects. For additional information, visit www.pgtinnovations.com.