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Elevate your workplace culture with exclusive insights and actionable tips from the nation’s leading employer recognition program.

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Why Do Employer Recognition Awards Matter?

In the pursuit of brand recognition, organizations turn to employer recognition awards for credible third-party validation. Beyond being shiny plaques, these awards signify legitimacy and industry leadership. 

Benefits

Non-Monetary Incentives

Non-monetary incentives can be an effective way to motivate employees and refresh your company’s perks and benefits. From extra time for passion projects and personalized gifts to professional development and flexible work arrangements, here are several ideas to boost satisfaction and productivity.

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Workplace Culture

Creating A High-Performance Culture

It’s essential to consider company culture when discussing overall business performance because culture impacts productivity and performance in a very tangible way. Building a high-performance culture takes time, planning and effort – but brings countless benefits for organizations and employees alike. Here, we dive into the high performance culture framework, definition, characteristics, and offer tips for improved performance.

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Job Seekers

Top Paying Jobs in Healthcare

For most people, finding a great job is about satisfying, engaging work. For others, it’s all about finding great pay. Pay is essential, no matter where you fall, especially in today’s volatile inflation and living costs. Whether you’re looking to make a career change or just graduating from college, learn more about the highest-paying jobs here. All 12 are in the healthcare industry.

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Do Employer Recognition Awards Matter
Employer Recognition

Why Do Employer Recognition Awards Matter?

In the pursuit of brand recognition, organizations turn to employer recognition awards for credible third-party validation. Beyond being shiny plaques, these awards signify legitimacy and industry leadership. This post explores the diverse landscape of such awards, emphasizing the importance of understanding program nuances and their potential benefits for organizational success.

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Recruiting Strategies
Employee Retention

14 Strategies for Employee Retention

An effective employee retention program is essential for companies looking to attract top talent and reduce unwanted employee turnover. It’s also critical to business performance because it’s more efficient to retain your best employees than recruiting, onboarding, and developing new talent. Here are 14 of the most successful strategies for improving employee retention.

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B Corporation

How B Corps Lead the Way to Purpose-Driven Business

Energage is proud to be a certified B Corporation. This B Corp Month, Lisa Sordilla, Chief People Officer at Energage, shares how the movement aligns with Energage and its people-first mission. More than just a seal of approval, our participation in this movement is a way of life for us and a commitment to positively impacting the world through our decisions.

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Best Companies for Working from Home
Remote Work

10 Top Remote Companies in 2024

With a growing demand for workplace flexibility, the best work from home companies share a vision for the future of remote work and strive to foster engagement, regardless of where their employees may be located. Here we take a closer look at the top industries for remote work and highlight some of the award-winning Top Workplaces with a mostly remote or fully remote workforce.

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Companies with Flexible Work-Life Arrangements
Work-Life Flexibility

11 Top Companies with Workplace Flexibility in 2024

Companies are eager to improve employee retention by offering a better work-life balance than other organizations. Job sharing, flexible schedules, and shortened work weeks all fall under the umbrella of flexible work. Here are 11 companies ranked as the top workplaces with work-life flexibility, based on real employee feedback.

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Guide to Employee Well-Being
Employee Well-Being

A Guide to Employee Well-Being 

Employee well-being isn’t just a trend. It’s vital for employees, management, and senior leadership to understand how personal wellness impacts companies. Effective well-being programs boost brand reputation, company culture, engagement, and retention. Explore the benefits and importance of employee well-being programs, plus how to improve your own strategy.

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Guide to employee engagement surveys
Employee Survey

A Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys

Employee engagement surveys are a powerful tool for measuring what matters most to your workforce and improving your organization’s success. In this guide, we’ll show you how to create effective surveys and leverage the insights they provide to enhance your company culture.

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Strategies to Improve Training and Development
Training & Development

Improving Training and Development Strategies

Training and development programs have a positive impact on employee experience, boost productivity, and improve performance. The benefits of effective training strategies can also increase employee retention by showing employees you’re invested in their professional development. Here are twelve strategies you can use to improve your training and development efforts today.

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Employer Brand
Employer Brand

Building An Employer Brand

In an era of unprecedented hiring challenges, a recent Top Workplaces Research Lab study reveals critical insights: Despite 80% of employers believing they effectively convey their company culture, only 30% of candidates share the same perception. Enter the game-changer: employer brand. Recent studies show it’s the key to attracting and retaining top-tier talent, setting your company apart. Ready to build an employer brand and a more successful recruiting strategy? Follow these simple steps for the best results.

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Best Companies for Diversity and Inclusion
DE&I

Top Companies for DE&I in 2023

Winners of the Top Workplaces for DE&I Practices award excel at creating a productive and loyal culture. As a result, they experience many benefits, from attracting talent and minimizing turnover to higher employee engagement and revenue levels. Here are ten award-winning companies for DE&I to check out.

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Employer Branding Mistakes
Employer Brand

Employer Branding Mistakes to Avoid

Attracting top-notch talent hinges on effectively communicating an authentic employer brand. However, a significant gap exists, with 80% of employers believing they convey their company culture well. In comparison, only 30% of candidates share the same perception, underscoring the need to address common mistakes and adopt best practices in employer branding.

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Best Companies for Work-Life Balance & Flexibility
Work-Life Flexibility

14 Best Companies for Work-Life Balance & Flexibility in 2023

A truly flexible workplace focuses on the quality and completion of work rather than where and when the work gets done. By prioritizing the employee experience, Top Workplaces out-produce, out-innovate, and out-deliver the competition. Here are 14 award-winning companies that recently earned accolades for their employees’ work-life balance and flexibility.

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Workplace Appreciation Ideas
Appreciation

Workplace Appreciation

When employees feel undervalued at work, they face a critical decision: stay and hope for change, or seek a more appreciative workplace somewhere else. The less they feel appreciated, more the allure of leaving grows. In this article, we dive into workplace appreciation, why it matters, and how to create a successful appreciation strategy. Plus, we’ve got more than three dozen ideas you can use to ensure your employees feel valued and motivated to excel each and every day.

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Companies That Understand Employee Recognition
Appreciation

6 Companies with Great Employee Recognition

Companies with the best employee recognition programs go beyond tangible benefits to make employees feel appreciated, valued, and motivated. They’re also more likely to stay with your company, significantly impacting employee retention. Here, we feature six award-winning Top Workplaces that rank highly for employee recognition and highlight employee rewards and recognition program examples.

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What is Work-Life Flexibility
Work-Life Flexibility

What Is Workplace Flexibility?

Today’s modern organizations know that work-life flexibility is essential for a healthy, thriving, productive culture. Undoubtedly, it will continue to play an essential role for companies looking to attract talented employees and minimize employee turnover in the competitive market. Here’s what workplace flexibility is, why it matters, and tips for building a more flexible culture.

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Career Pages

The Best Company Career Pages of 2023

Employer branding plays a big role in employee recruitment and retention. Because a careers page serves as an introduction, the better your page is, the better candidates you attract. Here, the Top Workplaces blog explores more about career page design and 11 of the best Top Workplaces career pages exemplifying these best practices.

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