Luck Companies takes top honors for employee engagement

In an industry that ranks attracting and retaining employees among its greatest challenges, Luck Companies is having quite a bit of, well luck. It was ranked as one of the top three most engaged places to work in the United States in 2019.

The recognition came as part of the Korn Ferry annual Employee Engagement Awards. This is the second consecutive year that Luck Companies has earned the distinction. Other recipients include Toyota Motor North America, L’Oreal, and the Bank of England.

“This prestigious award recognizes companies that have built superior levels of engagement and work environments in which team members can thrive and want to contribute,” said Charlie Luck, president and CEO of Luck Companies, in a press release.

Korn Ferry, a global organizational consulting firm, conducts an annual study of more than three million respondents from more than 500 companies in more than 60 countries. The winners are chosen based on the largest percentage of employees who “strongly agreed” or “agreed” with the following statements:
• “I feel proud to work for the company.”
• “I would recommend the company as a good place to work.”

Winners are companies that hold one of the top three highest scores within their country and category. Luck Companies was selected as a winner in the Small Business category in the U.S.

“This success is directly related to all of our leaders remaining committed to keeping our associates engaged and active in our culture. Administering an Associate Engagement Survey each year keeps us accountable; we’re always looking to raise the bar,” said Mark Barth, chief talent officer at Luck Companies.

“People really care and they know we are going to do something about what they share,” added Luck. “Our engagement, enablement, and values scores show that people are truly invested, they truly want to do a great job, and they truly understand the mission of our company.”

So at the end of the day, the company’s success at employee engagement may have to do more with a focus on its employees and less on luck.