Employers won the following special awards for outstanding responses by their employees to each statement shown.
LEADERSHIP"I have confidence in the leader of this company"
Large: Matt Smith, Yarde Metals Inc.
Medium: Lori Szczygiel, ValueOptions
Small: Jeffrey L. Nichols, The Mark Twain House and Museum
DIRECTION "I believe this company is going in the right direction"Mulberry Gardens of Southington LLC
WORK-LIFE FLEXIBILITY"I have the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life"Nursing Services Inc.
DOERS"At this company, we do things efficiently and well"InCord
MEANINGFULNESS"My job makes me feel like I am part of something meaningful"Capitol Region Education Council
ETHICS "This company operates by strong values and ethics"Standard Builders
OPPORTUNITIES "I am happy with my career opportunities at this company"The Zuzolo Financial Group
COMMUNICATION "I feel well-informed about important decisions at this company"Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. - TeamPrimary
APPRECIATION "I feel genuinely appreciated at this company"OpenSky Corp.
INNOVATION"New ideas are encouraged at this company"Joining Technologies Inc.
TRAINING"I get the formal training I want for my career"Arbors of Hop Brook LLC
BENEFITS "My benefits package is good compared to others in this industry"Comcast Western New England Region
ENGAGED SENIOR MANAGEMENT "Senior managers understand what is really happening at this company"Jerome Home
MANAGERS "My manager helps me learn and grow My manager makes it easier to do my job well My manager listens to me I have confidence in my manager"Reliance House Inc.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun