Workplace survey results in Atlanta, nation

Survey statements

The following statements on the employee survey are used to determine which companies are the Top Workplaces. The importance value shows how strongly each statement correlates with how employees in metro Atlanta rate their workplaces, how that compares with last year and our counterparts across the country. The closer the importance is to 100 percent, the more important the statement is.

This organization operates by strong values and ethics.

Atlanta 2011        73%        Nation 2011         72%

Atlanta 2012        63%        Nation 2012         61%

Atlanta 2013        62%       Nation 2013         62%

I want to stay at this organization for more than a year.

Atlanta 2011        70%        Nation 2011         69%

Atlanta 2012        64%        Nation 2012         64%

Atlanta 2013        63%       Nation 2013         63%

I would highly recommend working at this organization to others.

Atlanta 2011        69%        Nation 2011         69%

Atlanta 2012        78%        Nation 2012         78%

Atlanta 2013        79%       Nation 2013         78%

I have confidence in the leader of this organization.

Atlanta 2011        68%        Nation 2011         68%

Atlanta 2012        66%        Nation 2012         65%

Atlanta 2013        66%       Nation 2013         65%

I believe this organization is going in the right direction.

Atlanta 2011        67%        Nation 2011         66%

Atlanta 2012        70%        Nation 2012         69%

Atlanta 2013        70%       Nation 2013         68%

This organization motivates me to give my very best at work.

Atlanta 2011        65%        Nation 2011         62%

Atlanta 2012        71%        Nation 2012         70%

Atlanta 2013        71%       Nation 2013         71%

I feel genuinely appreciated by this organization.

Atlanta 2011        65%        Nation 2011         63%

Atlanta 2012        69%        Nation 2012         68%

Atlanta 2013        69%       Nation 2013         69%

I have the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life.

Atlanta 2011        64%        Nation 2011         63%

Atlanta 2012        48%        Nation 2012         44%

Atlanta 2013        49%       Nation 2013         45%

I am confident about my future at this organization.

Atlanta 2011        58%        Nation 2011         56%

Atlanta 2012        65%        Nation 2012         68%

Atlanta 2013        65%       Nation 2013         66%

I get the formal training I want for my career.

Atlanta 2011        51%        Nation 2011         50%

Atlanta 2012        50%        Nation 2012         51%

Atlanta 2013        51%       Nation 2013         52%

Senior managers understand what is really happening in this organization.

Atlanta 2011        50%        Nation 2011         51%

Atlanta 2012        60%        Nation 2012         61%

Atlanta 2013        62%       Nation 2013         62%

At this organization, we do things efficiently and well.

Atlanta 2011        50%        Nation 2011         48%

Atlanta 2012        60%        Nation 2012         58%

Atlanta 2013        63%       Nation 2013         60%

I feel well-informed about important decisions at this organization.

Atlanta 2011        49%        Nation 2011         46%

Atlanta 2012        53%        Nation 2012         55%

Atlanta 2013        53%       Nation 2013         56%

My benefits package is good compared with others in this industry.

Atlanta 2011        49%        Nation 2011         47%

Atlanta 2012        35%        Nation 2012         34%

Atlanta 2013        36%       Nation 2013         34%

My pay is fair for the work I do.

Atlanta 2011        45%        Nation 2011         46%

Atlanta 2012        47%        Nation 2012         45%

Atlanta 2013        47%       Nation 2013         46%

There is not a lot of frustration at my workplace.

Atlanta 2011        32%        Nation 2011         30%

Atlanta 2012        48%        Nation 2012         49%

Atlanta 2013        51%       Nation 2013         50%

Source: Workplace Dynamics