Westwood Recognized as a Minneapolis Top 150 Workplace
MINNEAPOLIS, MN announces that it has been selected as a 2015 Top Workplace.
Published by the for six years, the evaluation for the top workplaces is based solely on employee feedback through a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLC. More than 2,100 organizations were invited to participate in the survey.
Westwood is a 350-person firm headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with multiple U.S. offices. The company works nationally, providing surveying, engineering, environmental, and planning services to support residential and commercial development, wind and solar energy, power delivery, and oil and gas pipeline projects.
, PE, oversees Westwood's Minneapolis operations and has worked with the firm since 2002. Parks attributes the recognition as a testament to the firm's commitment to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the best employees.
"As a professional services firm, our employees are our greatest asset," Parks said. "Knowing this, we strive to ensure they have the tools they need to do their best work for our clients and the support they need to be the best they can be in their chosen careers. We've been told that it is difficult to achieve ranking on the Top Workplace list on a company's first try, so being selected validates our efforts."
St. Cloud, Minnesota, Office Leader, , says the firm entered the competition to gauge their success and gather data for continual improvement. Carlson said, "The feedback we've received from our employees through the survey will help us identify gaps and enhance our workplace even more in the years ahead."