PITTSBURGH, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, was certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. The company earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its team members in anonymous surveys. This is the first time the company has been recognized by the program.
Great Place to Work is a recognition program that conducts the largest workplace culture study in the world, with 6,000 companies participating. The process includes the analysis of responses from workplace satisfaction surveys that were sent to Michael Baker team members this summer. The positive feedback earned Michael Baker recognition as a Great Place to Work employer.
"At Michael Baker, our colleagues are our most valuable asset and differentiator. The recognition as a Great Place to Work reaffirms my pride in what our team accomplishes for clients and each other on a daily basis," said Kurt Bergman, chief executive officer at Michael Baker. "We work diligently to foster a culture where innovation can flourish and where colleagues worldwide are empowered to provide the best and most innovative solutions for our clients with every engagement. This ensures that We Make a Difference – in the workplace, on the job site and with our colleagues and clients."
According to the study, 74 percent of Michael Baker team members say it is a great workplace and 84 percent take great pride in working at the company. Ninety-three percent feel challenged by their work. Michael Baker received high rankings for other engagement categories that include: great atmosphere; great communication; great bosses; and great rewards, among other key attributes.
"We applaud Michael Baker International for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, vice president of Great Place to Work's Recognition Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics which anyone considering working for or doing business with Michael Baker International should take into account as an indicator of high performance."
A summary of the ratings can be found here. Michael Baker International employees completed 732 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.64.
About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life-cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.
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