Illustration by Janne Iivonen • Special to the Star Tribune

Some best practices as Minnesota employers forge ahead with hybrid work

From happy hours to fight isolation of at-home work to meeting-etiquette classes and new support groups, these employers are trying to figure it out.

Top workplace companies of 2022

TOP 10 LARGE EMPLOYERS
1 Bridge Realty LLC
2 Bell Bank
3 RE/MAX Results
4 Ryan Companies US Inc.
5 Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union
6 Edina Realty Home Services
7 American Solutions for Business
8 Keller Williams Realty
9 Edward Jones
10 Blattner Co.
TOP 10 MIDSIZE EMPLOYERS
1 The Minnesota Real Estate Team
2 Gardner Builders
3 Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp.
4 Arctic Wolf Networks Inc.
5 Solution Design Group
6 New American Funding
7 Tradition Companies
8 Genevive
9 Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
10 Carmichael Lynch
TOP 10 SMALL EMPLOYERS
1 Legacy Title Group
2 Right at Home
3 Accredited Investors Wealth Management
4 Pioneer Management Consulting
5 Creative Homes Inc.
6 Evolving Solutions
7 Saturday Properties
8 Lakes Region EMS
9 Froehling Anderson
10 Allweather Roof

View the Top 200 companies | View the national standard setters

Knutson Construction Diversity Manager Ramona Wilson conducted a supplier mentorship and inclusion meeting at the company headquarters in Minneapolis.

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Ramona Wilson, diversity and equity manager for Knutson Construction, breaks down how she diversified this $380 million company over nine years.
Employers must find a way to keep workers not at the office involved and attached — and moving forward.

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The fear of missing out is real — and leaders must be intentional about including workers, especially younger ones, in projects and career development paths.

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Employers are experimenting with flexibility, health benefits, financial incentives and diversity initiatives to hold on to their workers.

Keeping in touch in the hybrid workplace

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Workplaces manage new challenges communicating with in-office and remote employees.

Who pays for what? Companies manage the new cost of doing (hybrid) business

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From chairs to care, how one Top Workplace keeps employee well-being top-of-mind.

Workers changed during the pandemic, and Minnesota employers must, too

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More workers want flexibility, and a culture that respects their views.

Workers will demand more flexibility. Minnesota company leaders need to figure it out

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Those leaders will need to come up with ways to accommodate a new way of thinking.

COVID-19 policies still important as workplaces move on

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From factories to offices, companies need to keep changing the playbook as the pandemic changes the workplace.

How companies are hiring in the hybrid era

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Old strategies for recruitment no longer work in a tight labor market.

Is your employer on the 2022 list of Minnesota's Top Workplaces?

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Minnesota employees surveyed by Energage ranked these 200 employers as Top Workplaces for 2022.

Top workplaces 2022 National Standard Setters

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Minnesota employees surveyed by Energage ranked these employers as National Standard Setters.