Weber Shandwick Named a 2013 National Top Workplace
- Earns Distinction in Largest Survey of American Workers of its Kind -
NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Weber Shandwick, a leading global
public relations firm, today announced that it has been named one of America's
Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. The firm was ranked #125 nationwide among
872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional
top workplaces programs.
The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered
through an objective employee survey. The survey was conducted by
WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, the leading on-demand employee survey provider, in
conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers.
"We're delighted to be recognized as a top workplace in America. People are
attracted to Weber Shandwick as an employer because we have the best talent in
the PR industry, an incredible roster of global clients and a reputation for
creating award-winning campaigns," said Cathy Calhoun, North American
president of Weber Shandwick. "And they stay because of our highly
collaborative culture and our commitment to nurture, develop and reward our
employees through some very innovative programs."
Noteworthy Best Workplace Honors and Innovative Programs
Weber Shandwick prides itself on being an employer-of-choice, committed to
initiatives that have resulted in numerous best places to work and
Recent accolades include:
- "Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent" in Chicago by Brill
Street + Company
- "2012 Best Places to Work" by the Dallas Business Journal
- "Chicago's Best Workplaces for Women" by Crain's Chicago Business
- "Top Companies for Career Opportunities According to Employees" by
- "Top 4 Employers for Social Media Professionals" by Mashable
Some of the more innovative employee programs offered by Weber Shandwick
oNo Boundaries: Selected participants are given a stipend and an extra paid
week off to experience a new activity that enriches them professionally
and personally. No Boundaries participants have gone swimming with tiger
sharks in the Bahamas, volunteered in a Nicaraguan health clinic, taken a
photo-journey in South Dakota and embarked on a culinary tour of
Tuscany.Participants contribute to a blog so that their experiences can
be shared with their colleagues.
oBody, Soul, Mind:Staffers are reimbursed for health, wellness and
cultural activities throughout the year.
oMaking A Difference: Weber Shandwick supports the communities in which it
operates through pro-bono community outreach programs and recognizes the
significant contributions of our colleagues' efforts in our annual Making
A Difference awards program. We're now in our seventh year!
oMyWeberShandwick: A cutting-edge internal social sharing and
community-building platform that allows colleagues across the globe to
collaborate and communicate.
About The Survey
The Top Workplaces program accurately reflects the opinions of employees
through measurement of engagement, organizational health and employee
satisfaction. The survey is utilized year after year by human resource
professionals and C-suite executives nationwide as the gold standard in
internal measurement of organizational health and employee satisfaction.
About Weber Shandwick
WeberShandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81
countries around the world.The firm has won numerous awards for innovative
approaches and creative campaigns including being named both The Holmes
Report's2012 Global Agency of the Year and the "Most Creative PR Firm in the
World," based on the agency's first-place finish in its "Creative Index," as
well as PR News' 2012 Digital PR Firm of the Year.Major practice areas
include consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial
services, corporate and crisis management. The firm has deep, award-winning
expertise in social media and digital marketing that helps drive engagement.
WeberShandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more
information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com.
Founded in 2006, WorkplaceDynamics is the fastest-growing employee survey
provider in the United States. Based on their "on-demand" employee survey,
last year they surveyed more than 5,000 organizations, polled 1.7 million
people and handled over a million employee responses.
Contact: Jennifer Norton Rachel Manfredo
Company: Weber Shandwick Weber Shandwick
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