These big businesses know that valued employees are assets whose worth translates into a better bottom line. Updated Jan. 5, 2012
An archive of the second annual Star Tribune Top Workplace survey. Employees ranked their workplaces based on leadership, benefits and the company's strategic direction.
Left to right, Brenda Dombeck of Minnetonka Title, Cathy Robin of Advi...
TOP 10 LARGE EMPLOYERS
|1||Keller Williams Realty|
|5||Securian Financial Group Inc.|
|8||Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare|
TOP 10 MIDSIZE EMPLOYERS
|1||The Emily Program|
|2||Right at Home|
|3||Pediatric Home Service|
|6||Hammer Residences Inc.|
|8||Proto Labs Inc.|
|10||Landscape Structures Inc.|
TOP 10 SMALL EMPLOYERS
|1||Roger Fazendin REALTORS|
|2||Valley Rehabilitation Services|
|3||The Container Stores|
|5||The ALARIS Group Inc.|
|6||Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - The Bohannon Group|
|8||Eagle Ridge Academy|
The Star Tribune and the Pennsylvania research firm WorkplaceDynamics set out to identify the Top 100 Workplaces in the Twin Cities. This survey is about companies whose employees have awarded high marks. Companies chose to take part in the survey process. WorkplaceDynamics contacted 1,241 employers in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. To qualify, companies had to have at least 50 employees and agree to allow employees to take a confidential survey. In all, 278 companies participated and 60,538 employees were surveyed. WorkplaceDynamics ranked the employers within their size band based solely on the employee responses. The top employers in each size band were selected as the 100 Top Workplaces in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area for 2012.There was no charge to companies or employees nor was any compensation paid to them.
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