CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio Flyer, Inc., maker of the famous little red wagon and leading producer of wagons, tricycles and three-wheel scooters in the United States, was named today by Great Place to Work as the #1 best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their annual 2015 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published today in Fortune magazine. This is the first time Radio Flyer has received the 1st place ranking. Divided into two categories, Small (25-250 employees) and Medium (251-999 employees), the list has recognized companies with exceptional workplace cultures for the past eleven years.
Competing against hundreds of companies across the country, Radio Flyer participated in a rigorous selection process, which included an employee survey and in-depth questionnaire about benefits programs and company practices. Great Place to Work evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions of a great workplace: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.
In compiling the list, Great Place to Work has found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people they work with.
"It is an honor for Radio Flyer to be recognized as #1 on the list. We have an amazingly creative and committed team here who are so passionate about creating innovative products that bring smiles and create warm memories that last a lifetime," said Robert Pasin, Chief Wagon Officer at Radio Flyer and grandson of the company's founder. "We all work hard to follow our Little Red Rule™ – Every time we touch people's lives, they will feel great about Radio Flyer. I'm so proud of this team!"
Radio Flyer knows that in order to continue creating products that put smiles on the faces of children; it first needs to put smiles on the faces of its employees. The team-focused culture at Radio Flyer values collaboration, respect and individuality. A rigorous selection process recruits highly engaged individuals. Radio Flyer has clear and measurable goal setting and a high level of engagement among all Flyers by providing an environment for creativity and freedom to generate new ideas.
Organizations named on the list see many benefits that include better financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher productivity and enhanced public perception.
To see the 2015 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.com or to learn more about Radio Flyer visit www.radioflyer.com.
About Radio Flyer
Radio Flyer, Inc., maker of the famous and beloved Little Red Wagon and the world's leading producer of wagons, tricycles, pre-school scooters, and other ride-ons. Radio Flyer has more than 100 award-winning products available in 25 countries. Since 1917, the family-owned company has created icons of childhood, building a legacy of high quality, timeless and innovative products that spark the imagination and inspire outdoor, active play. Radio Flyer wheels have carried, hauled, and fueled more kids' play and adventures than any other ride on. Radio Flyer has received numerous awards, including "Best Places to Work" by Fortune, "Top Small Workplaces" by The Wall Street Journal and "5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America," by Inc. For more information visit www.radioflyer.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 employer branding programs, including Best Companies 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 the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list.
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SOURCE Radio Flyer, Inc.