Love where you work? Nominate the Top Workplaces in the New Orleans metro area

nola media group presents top workplaces greater new orleansWhere is the best place to work in metro New Orleans? With your help, we will attempt to find out. | The Times-Picayune has partnered with Workplace Dynamics LLC, a national research firm that conducts employee surveys and uses the results to advise businesses how to create places where people want to work.

We invite you to nominate your own company, or another local business that you know and admire, as one of the Top Workplaces in the New Orleans area.

To qualify, businesses must have at least 35 employees and be located in one of the following seven parishes:

  • Orleans
  • Jefferson
  • St. Bernard
  • St. Tammany
  • St. Charles
  • St. John the Baptist
  • Plaquemines

Any type of business can be nominated, from tech start-ups to family farms, non-profits to publicly-traded companies, manufacturers to hospitals, government contractors to grocery stores.

To nominate an area business, complete the short online form at, or call 504.708.5384 and speak to a Workplace Dynamics representative. There is no charge to make a nomination.

Workplace Dynamics will reach out to every nominated organization to confirm its participation. Employees of participating companies will then be invited to complete a comprehensive work satisfaction survey, the results of which will be collected and tabulated by Workplace Dynamics.

The companies with the highest scores in three categories based on staff size will be recognized on, featured in a special section of The Times-Picayune, and honored at a special event next May.

Workplace Dynamics, which is located in Exton, Pa., partners with more than 40 news organizations, including the Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dallas Morning News and Houston Chronicle, to produce regional Top Workplaces lists based entirely on employee feedback. This is the first year that the company, which was founded in 2006, has surveyed the employees of New Orleans area companies.

To begin the nomination process or get more information about the Top Workplaces program, click here.