GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today it has been recognized by Achievers as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America for a second consecutive year. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces.
Meijer will be honored alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award at a gala on October 22, 2018 at The Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada before the opening of this year's Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) Conference.
Meijer Chief Human Resource Officer Michael Rotelle said, "On behalf of all Meijer team members, we are humbled and honored to be recognized by Achievers as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. Collectively, we are driven by a common principle – to do what is right for our customers. As an organization, we cannot do that effectively without the guidance and feedback of our team members. Collaboration and engagement are vital to our existence. I am proud at the lengths our team members go to achieve this every day."
"The companies we honor as the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ have made the employee experience, engagement and recognition the highest priority. They understand how critical employee engagement is to company performance, and what a competitive advantage it provides," said Aris Zakinthinos, Achievers General Manager. "The companies on this list serve as role models for other businesses by creating an engagement strategy that cultivates a high-performing workplace."
The winners were selected by a panel of esteemed judges comprised of employee engagement academics, industry analysts, thought leaders, journalists and influencers. Applicants were evaluated based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards and Recognition, Professional and Personal Growth, Accountability and Performance, Vision and Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates more than 240 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the "one-stop shopping" concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, pet departments, garden centers, toys and electronics. For additional information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.
The Achievers Employee Engagement Platform combines an award-winning employee recognition and rewards solution with an active listening interface to accelerate employee engagement. Designed for today's workplace, Achievers' innovative cloud-based platform can increase and align employee engagement to business objectives and success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Achievers connects with employees directly. It's an always-on, open channel to hear and understand what matters to the individual, and then it closes the loop, delivering bite-sized, personalized actions for both employees and managers, so everyone is empowered to impact engagement right away. The Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement, and performance. To learn more about Achievers, visit us at www.achievers.com. Achievers is a subsidiary of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.