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Bob Helbig

Bob Helbig is the media partnerships director at Energage who works closely with our media partners to support the Top Workplaces program. Bob brings the unique perspective of having worked for a Wisconsin advertising agency that’s also a seven-time Top Workplaces winning organization. Previously, he served as the deputy business editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where he oversaw editorial coverage of Top Workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin.

Top Workplaces Companies Know the Value of Appreciation

by | January 28, 2017 | Top Workplaces

Seven Insights on What Matters to Employees Employees thrive on appreciation. It matters to them and it motivates them. We know this because workers across the country consistently tell us so. Through our employee engagement survey, which drew more than 1.3 million responders in 2015, appreciation ranked among the most important factors in any organization. […]

Roger Staubach: The Importance of Teamwork On and Off the Field

by | December 13, 2016 | Teamwork, Top Workplaces

Hall of Fame Quarterback Delivers Keynote at Dallas Top Workplaces Event   Roger Staubach knows something about teamwork. And not just when it comes to football. As the Hall of Fame quarterback points out, “My life in business has been a lot longer than in football.” The legendary Cowboys player recently spoke about teamwork in business […]

Sustaining a Top Workplace for the Long Haul

by | September 12, 2016 | Employee Engagement, Top Workplaces

Six Key Contributors to Employee Engagement and Performance How can employee engagement help your organization to maintain Top Workplaces status over time? We asked the leader of a company who knows. John Yanak is managing partner of Grossman Yanak & Ford, a certified public accounting and consulting firm that’s been a Top Workplace in Pittsburgh […]

Research Shows the Benefits of Top Workplaces Recognition

Award-Winning Companies Attract Better Job Candidates and have Lower Turnover Companies that earn recognition as top workplaces attract more highly qualified job applicants and experience reduced employee turnover, new research shows. The findings, published in the Academy of Management Journal, support the benefits of third-party verification programs such as Top Workplaces, which has ranked quality […]

U.S. Bank Chairman Urges Companies to Seek Higher Organizational Purpose

by | July 7, 2016 | Top Workplaces

Davis Praises Winners of Minnesota 2016 Top Workplaces Award The chairman and CEO of U.S. Bank praised efforts by 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces to enhance the lives of their employees while challenging companies to seek a higher organizational purpose. “You are changing the lives of people who spend most of their life with you,” Richard […]