The 50 most engaged workplaces revealed

2019 winners are promoting a ‘people-first’ culture

The 50 most engaged workplaces revealed

With only 15% of the global workforce engaged and happy in their line of work according to Gallup, redefining the employee experience has become a constant challenge for HR leaders.

But while most organizations are still figuring out the enigma of employee satisfaction, 50 companies have been recognised as game-changers.

Achievers, a company specialising in employee rewards and recognition, has unveiled its global list of the most engaged workplaces excelling in the ‘Eight Elements of Employee Engagement’:

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Professional and personal growth
  • Accountability and performance
  • Vision and values
  • Corporate social responsibility

Air Canada, which was honoured for the fourth consecutive year, believes fostering a positive workplace culture gives the airline company a competitive advantage.

READ MORE: A recipe for employee engagement

“Having an engaged workforce is an important business priority for us,” said Arielle Meloul-Wechsler, Senior Vice President, People, Culture and Communications at Air Canada.

The company said it gives its 33,000 employees the “opportunity to act as entrepreneurs” and to take ownership of the airline’s excellent customer service.

“Through the development of a people-first culture,” said Jeff Cates, CEO and president at Achievers, “the organizations listed epitomise an innovative, engaged and accomplished workforce.”

Here is the complete list of 2019 winners:

  1. Air Canada
  2. ALDO Group
  3. Alkermes, Inc.
  4. Alliance Data
  5. ArcelorMittal Dofasco
  6. ARI
  7. Asurion
  8. AT&T
  9. Black Hills Energy
  10. Blue Shield of California
  11. Bluegreen Vacations
  12. BMO Financial Group
  13. Cadillac Fairview Corporation
  14. CHRISTUS Health
  15. CIBC
  16. CIBC Mellon
  17. Clearlink
  18. Coborn’s, Inc.
  19. Cox Automotive
  20. CubeSmart Self Storage
  21. CVS Health
  22. Discover
  23. Dynacare
  24. ECi
  25. Enova International
  26. Ericsson
  27. ESS – Compass Group Canada
  28. FCT
  29. General Motors
  30. goeasy Ltd.
  31. Herbalife Nutrition
  32. Kellogg Company
  33. Marriott International
  34. Medxcel
  35. Meijer
  36. MTM
  37. Nutrien
  38. vOcean Spray Cranberries
  39. Power Design Inc.
  40. Rogers Communications Inc.
  41. Ryan, LLC
  42. Samsung Electronics America & Samsung Electronics Canada
  43. SmileDirectClub
  44. TaskUs
  45. Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.
  46. TBC Corporation
  47. TELUS International
  48. Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
  49. World Travel Holdings
  50. Zurich Insurance Group

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