Pinnacle Named Top Workplace in 2018, Fifth Consecutive Year

Pinnacle Quality Insight received the Top Workplaces award for Utah in 2018 for the small employer category. This is the fifth year in a row that The Salt Lake Tribune and Energage have awarded Pinnacle. Top Workplaces are determined on employee survey feedback.

“Becoming a Top Workplace isn’t something organizations can buy,” Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage, said. “It’s an achievement organizations have to work for.”

To be considered for the award, someone must nominate your organization as a Top Workplace. In 2018, 723 employers in Utah were invited to participate in the survey. It is free to enter the program and companies must have at least 35 Utah employees to be eligible. Of those invited, 125 organizations chose to participate in the survey and 85 scored high enough to receive an award. Combined, 38,789 employees were invited to submit a survey about their company.

The survey asks questions about the following:

  • Alignment – Where the company is headed, its values, cooperation.

  • Connection – Employees feel appreciated, their work is meaningful.

  • Effectiveness – Doing things well, sharing different viewpoints, encouraging new ideas.

  • My Manager – Supervisor cares about concerns, helps employees learn and grow.

  • Employee Engagement – Motivation, retention, referral.

  • Leader – Confidence in company leadership.

  • The Basics – Pay, benefits, flexibility, training, expectations.

The winners are placed in three categories depending on the size of the organization: small employer, midsize employer, and large employer.