News Release - 10-18-2011
DELTA Resources Inc. Named on 2011 Great Place to Work Best Workplaces List
Employee Trust in the Workplace is the leading factor for great workplaces
Arlington, VA – The Great Place to Work® Rankings: 2011 Best Small & Medium Workplaces Presented by Entrepreneur® list was announced on October 18 and DELTA Resources Inc. was ranked 23rd on the list. The 2011 ranking improves upon DELTA’s first ranking of 25th in 2010. This annual list recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. In its eighth year, the competition is divided into two categories, Small (50-250 employees) and Medium (251-999 employees).
DELTA was selected among hundreds of companies vying for a place on the list this year. Applicant companies opt to participate in the selection process, which includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices. Great Place to Work® then evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.
Creators of 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.
DELTA CEO Maria Proestou says, “We are pleased to see DELTA once again honored by being selected to the list. Our employees are partners in making DELTA a great place to work and the improvement in our ranking demonstrates a continued commitment to this in our workplace culture.”
DELTA’s selection as a Great Place to Work follows its recognition in March 2010 by the White House “Forum on Workplace Flexibility”; where DELTA was invited to participate in a forum to assist the Obama administration in identifying workplace flexibility tools to benefit workplace performance. Benefits include better financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, greater innovative thinking and creativity, higher productivity and enhanced public perception.
“The companies featured on this year’s list are truly extraordinary in their practices and achievements,” said Susan Lucas-Conwell, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Their leaders recognize the value of creating great workplaces and the competitive edge it provides them.”
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.