OK, so this is a great place to live and work. But what are we doing to recruit and retain top talent?
Candidates need to stand out against the competition.
First you have to get it through the applicant tracking system.
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It's not just about caring for people, advocates say. A diverse workforce is a smart business decision.
Companies will need to update their playbooks to snag the best employees.
The metro area rarely misses out on lists of best places to live and work.
In a survey by WorkplaceDynamics, Minnesota ranked first among 45 regions surveyed on workplace satisfaction. The survey focused on components of well-being, like relationships, positive feelings and a sense of meaning.
See where Minnesota's top workplaces are located and read more about each company.
Workers flock to three game rooms at lunch, regularly host charity auctions and have even formed teams to stay up all night building websites for charities.
Team-building events have featured kickball and Wii bowling. For Halloween, workers decorate the office and invite patient families for treats.
The distinction between work life and home life is blurred at this northeast Minneapolis company, which believes you can't excel at one if you don't excel at the other.
While many owners might have an idea of what type of boss they want to be, they haven't translated their idea of workplace culture into their business plans.
Workers say it's because managers listen to their concerns, making it easier for them to do the sometimes-difficult work of helping difficult situations.
Employers help workers connect with causes.
These CEOs know that success in managing the growth of a company depends on developing new leaders.
We all want to feel good about coming to work in the morning. Those of us in Minnesota have a better chance of that happening…
Right at Home is one of 13 companies that has made the Star Tribune's list of Top Workplaces each of the six years it has been produced.
Dancing on desks and working out keeps employees happy.
Open communication is key to happiness of mono employees.
Meaningful work keeps Phoenix Residence employees happy.
Minnesota employees surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics ranked these 150 employers as Top Workplaces for 2015.
These 76 Minnesota employers scored high enough to qualify as Top Workplaces against WorkplaceDynamics' national benchmark, although not high enough to crack the Top 150 Workplaces.