PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For the eighth year in a row, SPIN, Inc. (Special People in Northeast)
has been awarded a Top
Workplaces honor by Philly.com. SPIN ranks among the top
12 large companies to receive the 2017 recognition, and is the top
ranking Human Services organization. The Top Workplaces lists are based
solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics,
LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational
health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture
were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to
name a few.
“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes,
people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits,” says Doug
Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace,
organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health.
And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the
culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has
proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where
the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling
that everyone is in it together. Claffey adds, “Without this sense of
connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top
At the heart of SPIN’s culture is a commitment to develop people and to
provide a high-quality experience for employees and the people they
support with autism and intellectual disability. As a result, they have
cultivated a thriving workforce and have become the organization of
choice for families seeking services. President and CEO of SPIN, Kathy
Brown McHale explains, “We can’t expect our employees to be people-first
if we don’t invest in them and show them we care about them. At SPIN we
are all linked together by a mission that has tremendous meaning – and
it takes great people to achieve it.”
About SPIN, Inc.
SPIN (Special People in Northeast) is a leading provider of supports for
children and adults with autism and intellectual disability in the
Delaware and Lehigh Valleys. SPIN also provides high-quality, early
childhood education in inclusive settings. Over 3,000 people receive
support from SPIN to lead a Life of Possibilities at home, at
school, at work, and in the community.
About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee
feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than
two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in
the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with
more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States.
Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee
engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B
Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a
global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive
vision of a better way to do business.