Integrated Marketing Agency Selected as One of the Highest-Scoring Companies Based on Positive Employee Engagement and Sentiment
EATONTOWN, N.J. – May 16, 2019 – lotus823, an award-winning, integrated marketing communications agency, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2019. This year’s list is the magazine’s fourth annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector.
Described by employees as a collaborative workplace, lotus823 was selected by Inc. based on the company’s high engagement scores. Members of the team highlighted key benefits of working at lotus823, including offering a pet friendly office environment, unlimited time off, structured and actionable professional development plans, employee wellness initiatives, and encouraged participation in local community events. lotus823 employees also expressed a strong feeling of value and importance to the organization, a leading tenet that lotus823’s senior leadership stands by – “our people are our most important resource.”
Collecting data on nearly 2,000 submissions, Inc. singled out 346 finalists, including lotus823. Agency team members took part in an employee survey, conducted by Omaha’s Quantum Workplace, on topics including trust, management effectiveness, perks, and confidence in the future. Inc.’s overall data showed that in 2019, 74.2 percent of surveyed employees were engaged by their work, an increase over last year’s 72.1 percent. The strongest engagement scores came from companies, like lotus823, in which the most human elements of work are prioritized.
“It’s truly an honor to be recognized as one of Inc.’s best workplaces of 2019,” said David and Allison Hernandez, Managing Partners of lotus823. “The reason why this recognition is even possible is because of the amazing team that makes up lotus823. Witnessing their talent and ability to work hard and produce successful marketing campaigns for our clients, while also prioritizing fun in the process, makes us incredibly proud of the company we founded nearly a decade ago.”
lotus823 employees were able to submit their own personal connection to the company and why they felt it was deserving of this recognition. Team members shared sentiments, such as, “The office culture is better than I could have ever imagined,” “I come to work every single day with a giant smile on my face,” and “I’ve worked at other agencies in the area and they are nothing like lotus.”
Hitting newsstands on May 28th in Inc. magazine’s June 2019 issue, the list is the result of a wide-range of private American companies that have created and maintain exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits.