RICHMOND, VA (May 26, 2023) – Elephant Insurance announced today the Richmond Times-Dispatch has recognized Elephant as a Greater Richmond Area Top Workplaces 2023. The auto insurer is recognized for its culture and high employee satisfaction.

“We are pleased our people recognize the importance the company places on work-life balance and workplace engagement with this award,” said Alberto Schiavon, Elephant CEO. “Creating a welcoming, inclusive culture where everyone can thrive is a priority for the entire Herd. This award reinforces that we are on the right track.”

Elephant believes that people who love what they do, do it better. Helping people become their best is something Elephant takes pride in, by actively providing opportunities to help its employees grow from cross-departmental training to development programs to mentorship opportunities. A culture of fun and innovation has created a strong supportive culture. Elephant believes that every employee can positively contribute towards the growth of the company both culturally and operationally.

This is the 10th year The Times-Dispatch has partnered with Energage, an employee survey company, to celebrate exceptional workplaces in Richmond. A survey of employees rate their workplace culture to provide insights into what makes them unique. Employers that score high enough on a series of survey questions answered by employees are recognized as Top Workplaces. Survey questions included:

  • I feel genuinely appreciated at this company.
  • I have the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life.
  • I have confidence in the leader of this company.

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Article last updated on August 7th, 2023 at 3:11 pm

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