Measuring employee engagement gives a company insight about how satisfied their workers are with leadership, the specifics of their job and the overall work environment. Offering a robust benefits package, regularly soliciting employee feedback and creating opportunities for career development and advancement are all methods for engaging employees. Using these kinds of strategies to motivate employees can lead to a more productive workplace where team members are able to find a sense of belonging that encourages them to stay with the company longer. Here are some top companies with highly-engaged employees who are made to feel valued through a variety of people management programs and initiatives.

Companies With Highly-Engaged Employees

  • CarMax
  • HubSpot
  • Betterworks
  • DFIN
  • Tenable

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Companies With Highly-Engaged Employees

CarMax, a hub for buying and selling gently used vehicles, operates superstores nationwide that warehouse huge numbers of cars and trucks customers can order for shipment to their locations. Across its teams, from car detailers to the C-suite, CarMax engages employees through DEI initiatives, a career-growth mentality and values-driven management. It’s been repeatedly featured on lists such as Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.”


HubSpot is a software company that makes products for marketing, customer relations and sales. The work culture at HubSpot prioritizes and supports a high level of team engagement through a “no inner circle” policy that keeps communication open between everyone from the interns to the CEO, a commitment to autonomous work, impactful diversity initiatives and person-first HR practices like non-traditional hours, remote work and unlimited vacation. 


Betterworks is a cloud-based HR management software that works within the OKR, or objectives and key results, management framework. It facilitates communication, feedback and employee engagement across and between teams, and the company practices those values within its own workforce. By offering generous wellness benefits, summer Fridays off and a culture that is intentionally positive and supportive, the company aims to foster an environment of support and excellence. 

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DFIN is a risk and compliance solutions consultancy. Using a SaaS model, it works with clients to analyze their data and manage their financial portfolios. DFIN has earned multiple recognitions for its corporate culture, which seeks to focus on employee total wellbeing, incentivizing them to work in a collaborative, flexible and team-oriented manner. The company also uses routine pulse surveys to measure and keep track of employee sentiment.


Tenable is a cybersecurity company that focuses on exposure management. For example, its vulnerability scanning software Nessus assesses a client’s risk of problematic information being publicized and then works to suppress and eliminate the information’s digital footprint. The company uses its emphasis on community, lifelong learning and impactful benefits packages to earn employee engagement. Tenable has received high ratings and rankings for its culture, diversity and inclusion, and leadership.

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