Top Workplaces Blog

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. 

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, image of employee on laptop with family in background
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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Company Benefits

Employee Perks and Benefits

Employee perks and benefits are great tools for improving the employee experience, increasing loyalty, and keeping employees engaged. In this post, we highlight 18 of the best perks and benefits, how to differentiate between the two, and more.

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How Top Workplaces are Determined
Employer Recognition

How Top Workplaces are Determined

Because winning a Top Workplaces award is an outstanding achievement, we a lot of questions about the process. Here’s a little information to explain how it works.

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Leadership

The Importance of Leadership in the Workplace

Good leadership can motivate, inspire, and set positive examples for employees. Different businesses need different types of leaders, even multiple individuals with varied skills, to fit their unique needs. Read about the importance of leadership and how it impacts everyone.

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Press Release

Energage and USA TODAY Forge Alliance to Celebrate National Top Workplaces Award

Energage, the HR technology and research company behind the Top Workplaces employer recognition program, announces a new partnership with USA TODAY, the national publication of Gannett and the USA TODAY Network. Together, they will identify, recognize, and celebrate organizations prioritizing people-first cultures with the prestigious Top Workplaces USA award.

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USA TODAY partners with Energage to celebrate Top Workplaces USA
Employer Recognition

Energage and USA TODAY Join Forces to Celebrate Top Workplaces Across America

The spotlight will shine even brighter on companies prioritizing their employees’ well-being, thanks to an exciting new partnership between Energage and USA TODAY. Energage, the HR technology and research company renowned for its employer recognition program, has joined the national media giant USA TODAY to publish the prestigious Top Workplaces USA award.

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Company Reputation Management
Company Reputation

Company Reputation Management

Potential customers and job seekers consider brand reputation when deciding whether or not to engage with your company. So how do you make sure that your company’s brand is strong and reputable?
From key terms and stats to tips and strategies, here’s your brand reputation management guide.

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What is pay transparency
Company Benefits

What is Pay Transparency?

Pay transparency helps organizations attract top talent and strengthen employee trust. It’s a great tool to keep organizations and individuals on the same page about hiring, growth, and development. In this blog post, we cover the different levels of pay transparency, the many company culture benefits, and how to overcome the challenges of implementing pay transparency at your organization.

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Accountability in Leadership
Leadership

Accountability in Leadership

Accountability in leadership is crucial as it fosters trust, encourages open communication, and drives organizational success. To be accountable as a leader, one must take ownership of successes and failures, actively seek feedback, and lead by example. Here we explore several ways leaders can be accountable, the common challenges, and how to overcome them.

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Guide to Measuring Workplace Productivity
Productivity

A Guide to Measuring Workplace Productivity

In today’s fast-paced and competitive business world, productivity has become a crucial factor that directly impacts the success and growth of organizations. Productivity is not merely about working harder; it’s about working smarter and more efficiently. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore what workplace productivity is, why it is essential, and how to measure it.

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