DOVER, Del. — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) recently announced that the company has been recognized as a Top Workplace in Delaware for the ninth consecutive year. Chesapeake Utilities is one of only two companies to receive this honor nine consecutive years.
“The Top Workplace award recognizes our employees’ dedication and teamwork, which remain essential to our strong culture that encourages employees to be authentic leaders,” said Jeff Householder, president and chief executive officer for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. “Each employee at Chesapeake Utilities is a valued member of our team, bringing diverse and inclusive perspectives to help achieve our goals. The company continues to promote the growth and development of its employees, including the strategic thinking and creative energy that are integral to our success. I’m honored to work alongside our employees who continue to rise to the occasion, evident even more throughout our company’s COVID-19 pandemic response.”
This honor is based entirely on feedback from employees who were surveyed by the research firm Energage. In Delaware, Energage partners with The News Journal to publish the survey results. The anonymous survey measures how well companies set a clear direction for the future, create a culture of high performance and foster strong connections with and among their employees. Survey results for Chesapeake Utilities included employee comments about their confidence in the direction of the company; the positive work environment; the family-like atmosphere; the company’s strong values and ethics; the encouragement of different points of views; and the genuine appreciation of employee efforts. Additionally, survey responses indicated that the majority of employees feel that they are “a part of something meaningful” and would “highly recommend” working for the company.