8 Oct 14
Outside Magazine Names Ergodyne One Of America’s Best Places To Work In 2014
St. Paul, Minn. (October 8, 2014) – Ergodyne has been selected as one of OUTSIDE Magazine’s Best Places to Work for 2014. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play. Ranking second overall, Ergodyne was recognized as a top company that encourages employees to lead an active lifestyle, favors work/life balance, and prioritizes giving back to the community. The full list of winners can be found online at www.outsideonline.com/dreamjobs.
“If you’re considering a career change or searching for your dream job, OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work list is the first place to look,” said OUTSIDE Executive Editor, Michael Roberts. “These companies set the standard for workplaces that really value their employees and offer an experience that’s fulfilling inside and outside the office.”
OUTSIDE conducted a rigorous eight-month vetting process in partnership with the Best Companies Group to assess the policies, practices, and demographics of hundreds of companies, and went straight to Ergodyne employees to hear about factors like corporate culture, role satisfaction, work environment, and overall employee engagement. The Best Places to Work list truly represents the cream of the crop.
“We’re honored to be part of such an impressive list of companies,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO, Ergodyne. “The fact that our employees provided the type of feedback they did means we’re doing something right, I hope. And that’s really special and humbling.”
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About the BEST COMPANIES GROUP
Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.
Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace™. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to provide protection, promote prevention and manage the elements for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Gear and Tool Storage and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.