BNP Media has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Detroit Free Press. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few. The most desirable places to work in Michigan were named and celebrated on November 2 at a ceremony held at the Detroit Marriott in Troy.
In its first year of being nominated for the award, BNP Media placed 32nd in the midsize company category, out of 55 winners in the category for companies with 150 to 499 employees. The Free Press Top Workplaces competition is open to public and private companies, as well as nonprofit organizations, with more than 50 employees. This year, 150 companies were recognized in the large, midsize and small workplace categories.
“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And, oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together.”
Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”
“We are extremely proud that BNP Media was named a 2017 Michigan Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press, based on input from our employees in our first year of having been nominated” say BNP Media co-CEOs Harper, Mitchell and Taggart Henderson.
“BNP Media has enjoyed robust growth in recent years, so we have made it a priority to articulate clearly our organization’s strategic plans and encourage an open exchange of ideas. We also support the charitable and volunteer work of BNP Media employees, which we believe reinforces the sense of connection that Energage emphasizes in its survey analysis.”