September 7, 2012 (Richmond, Virginia) –Sheltering Arms, Central Virginia's premier physical therapy healthcare provider, was named as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States. The annual award recognizes employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.
“We believe that Sheltering Arms is truly a superior place to work, and it's great to see that belief is shared by others,” said Sheltering Arms CEO Jim Sok. “We work very hard to create a workplace where our employees can succeed, thereby making it possible for us to give exemplary care to our patients. This is an honor of which we are very proud.”
“The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ understand these practices are not only good for employees, but also the bottom line. Companies that focus on employee engagement tend to perform better financially, attract and retain the best talent and enjoy improved customer service and client retention,” said Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers. “These companies serve as role models for other businesses to engage their own employees and build success.”
The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.
The panel of judges included Bruce Bolger, Managing Director of Enterprise Engagement Alliance, Stacia Garr, Principal Analyst of Bersin & Associates, Debbie McGrath, Founder and Chief Instigator of HR.com, China Gorman, CEO of CMG Group and Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers.
With this award, Sheltering Arms joins the ranks of some very large and well known companies, such as Zappos, Cisco Systems, Inc. and Alcoa, as a fellow recipient of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in 2012. Recently, Sheltering Arms was also recognized as one of the 100 Best Places to Work nationwide by Modern Healthcare.
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