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Top Workplaces in Atlanta 2014

The best places to work in Atlanta, identified through employee surveys

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Workers place premium on firm's direction

Direction is of paramount importance to employees, based on the feedback from businesses that enlisted for the AJC Top Workplaces survey. Some 211 metro Atlanta companies took part, with 50,892 responders.

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Top leaders set the tone at fulfilling workplaces

Creating a culture where employees feel valued is hard work that has to be driven by the top leaders. Even then, it can take years to develop.

By contrast, organizations that never make it on these lists are often led by tone deaf CEOs who think they have more important things to do. After all, they reason, if they pay decent salaries and benefits, the rest will take care of itself.

Only it doesn’t.

Top Large Workplace

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'All-for-one' spirit lands VPR at top, again

Mild laughter filled the conference room, offering a glimpse of how VPR has become the back-to-back winner of the large company sector for the AJC’s Top Workplaces.

Top Midsize Workplace

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AutomationDirect.com profits by serving customers, workers

There is a method to the madness, and it is called Customer Drive Leadership, an approach rooted in the oxymoronic concept of servant-leader.

Top Small Workplace

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Dual priorities: Care for customers, one another

Welcome to “the clown car,” said a co-host of the meeting in a conference room crammed with three-dozen colleagues, about double the fire marshal capacity.

The CEOs

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Top execs discuss their success tips, lessons learned

Q. With the economy rebounding, have you expanded your workforce or do you have plans to expand? Or are you holding the line?

The complete list

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Metro Atlanta Top 100 workplaces

View a chart of the region's best large, medium and small businesses and see how they stack up against each other.

More honors

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Companies that earned special recognition

These companies earned special recognition for excellence in specific categories, based on comments from employees.

Metro Atlanta Top 100 Workplaces event photos

Photos: AJC Top Workplaces 2014 event

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Atlanta Metro Top 100 Workplaces event on March 20, 2014.

 
 

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