Chicago, Ill. (July 31, 2017) – Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it received a 2017 Chicago Elite Award for Employee Enrichment, Engagement & Retention. The organization also was named to the nation’s list of Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness® by the National Association for Business Resources.
The Employee Enrichment, Engagement & Retention honor is given to a company that fosters an environment where employees grow and succeed.
“We are committed to engaging our employees and helping them transform their lives just as we do for our clients,” said Mary Pigatti, CEO, Retrofit. “From day one, we personalize the experience for each employee based on their needs. This level of personalization creates a culture where top talent want to work, thrive and make a difference in the lives of others. We are thrilled to be recognized for these efforts.”
In an effort to build an enriched and engaged workforce, Retrofit offers Cheers for Peers for employees to recognize each other. These accolades are then announced at all company meetings to further acknowledge staff members. Pigatti also holds weekly “Think with Mary,” meetings where employees talk about innovative ideas they have seen in the marketplace and brainstorm how to continually advance Retrofit solutions.
The Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness® program honors a select group of organizations that make their business and the community a healthier place to live and work.
Retrofit employees benefit from a variety of company health perks, including free access to Retrofit’s weight-management and disease-prevention programs. The company also offers time off to volunteer, walking meetings, treadmill desks and exercise breaks during all-company meetings in addition to flexible work schedules, the option to work from home and unlimited paid time off.
Retrofit has been recognized for its culture and HR best practices through several other workplace awards. The organization has been named a Great Place to Work®, one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care, one of the nation’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for and a Best Workplace for Women.