Elephant Insurance named as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States

Achievers 50 Most Engaged WorkplacesAugust 23, 2011 – Elephant Insurance Services announces its recognition as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.

Applicants for The 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award were evaluated against one another by a panel of judges incorporating the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™. These core elements include: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values, and Corporate Social Responsibility; they are a vital benchmark in determining an employee's engagement.

"We are thrilled at this national recognition. At Elephant, we strive to create an inviting and enjoyable workplace. Our dedicated and engaged employees make this possible."
Andrew Rose, Elephant Insurance CEO

Elephant Insurance named as one of
2011 Best Places to Work in Virginia

Elephant Insurance - Employee All Star AwardElephant Insurance was recently named as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of "Best Places to Work" was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, its work force and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of a total of 50 companies, split into three groups: 14 small employers (fewer than 100 employees) 16 mid-sized employers (100-250 employees), and 20 large-sized employers (more than 250 employees). Elephant Insurance has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia in the small category.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
  • Be a publicly or privately held business;
  • Have a facility in the state of Virginia;
  • Have at least 15 employees working in Virginia;
  • Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Organizations from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

The ranking of the 1st annual Best Places to Work in Virginia will be unveiled and published in the February 2011 issue of Virginia Business.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVA.com and www.VirginiaBusiness.com.