Top Workplaces 2012

An archive of the third annual Star Tribune Top Workplace survey. Employees ranked their workplaces based on leadership, benefits and the company's strategic direction.

May 11, 2015
John Wiehoff , the CEO of C.H. Robinson, stood in the lobby of their h...

Minnesota companies lead the way

After three years of surveying Minnesota companies, WorkplaceDynamics, the Star Tribune's partner in the Top Workplaces project, reports the state has more companies that meet its national benchmark than any of the other 30 markets the firm surveys.
June 13, 2013
Twins "Wall of Fame" employee Barry Stehlik is busiest just before the...

Large companies: Big firms focus on the small stuff

Even in tough times, our largest employers thrive by paying attention to the needs of individual employees
July 5, 2012
During a a roundtable-type interview with winners of the Leadership A...

Leadership awards: Where they lead, others follow

What makes a CEO a great leader? Our three award winners know the answer: It's all about taking care of their people.
Top Workplaces
June 17, 2012
Nick Lampi, regional leader for the financial services company in the...

About: The key factors that make top workplaces

When it comes to identifying top workplaces, it helps to think of two basic types of factors:
June 17, 2012
Martin County Bank, 1875. handout photo.

These companies have history on their side

Some of today's top workplaces can trace their roots way, way back to rather more humble origins.
June 17, 2012
Nancy Lyons, president and CEO of Clockwork Active Media Systems at 15...

Small companies: Teamwork, trust (and fun)

Those are among the elements that small companies say contribute to them becoming Top Workplaces.
June 17, 2012
Maple Grove Hospital RN Jessica Stifter checked the medical supply cab...

Innovation: On the cutting edge

These top workplaces are seeing the benefits of technology investment.