Top Workplaces
What is it about Minnesota that makes it a top place to work?

What is it about Minnesota that makes it a top place to 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.
Large companies: SPS Commerce plays the fun factor

Large companies: SPS Commerce plays the fun factor

June 13
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.
Midsize companies: Pediatric Home Service is dedicated to service

Midsize companies: Pediatric Home Service is dedicated to service

June 13
Team-building events have featured kickball and Wii bowling. For Halloween, workers decorate the office and invite patient families for treats.

Small companies: Clockwork Active Media leads the way

June 13
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.

Culture should be part of a company's business plan

June 13
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.

See where Minnesota's top workplaces are located and read more about each company.

Employees give companies extra stars for these strong suits

June 15
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.

Community engagement becoming more important to employers

June 15
Employers help workers connect with causes.

Leadership winners say empowering employees is key to success

June 13
These CEOs know that success in managing the growth of a company depends on developing new leaders.

The making of a Top Workplace

June 12
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…

These companies have been Top Workplaces every year

June 13
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.

Top workplaces video: Anytime Fitness employees dance at work

June 13
Dancing on desks and working out keeps employees happy.

Top workplaces video: Mono keeps door open

June 13
Open communication is key to happiness of mono employees.

Top workplaces video: Phoenix Residence cares about employees and residents

June 13
Meaningful work keeps Phoenix Residence employees happy.

2015 Top 150 Workplaces

June 12
Minnesota employees surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics ranked these 150 employers as Top Workplaces for 2015.

2015 National standard setters

June 12
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.

Top Workplaces 2014

June 11
An archive of the fifth annual Star Tribune Top Workplace survey. Employees ranked their workplaces based on leadership, benefits and the company's strategic direction.

Top Workplaces 2013

June 11
An archive of the fourth annual Star Tribune Top Workplace survey. Employees ranked their workplaces based on leadership, benefits and the company's strategic direction.

Top Workplaces 2012

June 5
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.

Top Workplaces 2011

June 5
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.

Top Workplaces 2010

June 5
An archive of the first annual Star Tribune Top Workplace survey. Employees ranked their workplaces based on leadership, benefits and the company's strategic direction.
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