Best Companies to Work For: Late Model Restoration

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Feb 8, 2016

happiest_ecommerce-1.pngThe results are in, and Late Model Restoration is the winner of the TINYpulse Happiest Company Award in the E-Commerce & Retail industry. They maintained the highest happiness score over a period of six months.

You’re probably wondering how we measure workplace happiness ...

Once a month, we ask employees at over 500 companies around the world how happy they are at work. We separated the companies into 14 different industries then track the average happiness score for each organization.


About Late Model Restoration


When you're in need of Mustang parts, where do you turn to? Late Model Restoration has all the parts you need to restore and improve the performance of your vehicle. And when you're in the business of helping people build their dream cars, you need employees who are engaged at their job.

Late Model Restoration has an organizational culture that can only be described as fun. Their commitment to driving employee engagement really shines through in the cars they help put together.

We got a chance to speak with the team to go behind the scenes of the organization to find out what makes Late Model Restoration one of the best places to work and how they maintain their employee engagement level. Let's see what they had to say.


Q: What was the funniest recognition you’ve ever received?



Q: What was the happiest moment at work?

A: We share happy moments daily. Our staff is so close knit that they share their personal and professional achievements.



Q: What kind of fun activities does your company participate in?

A: We often look for opportunities for employees to spend time together. Many of our employees are friends, so we make time for them to take breaks and lunches together. We also schedule company meetings that allow extra time for employees to relax and eat lunch afterwards. We celebrate thanksgiving with a potluck lunch and organize and fund an annual Christmas party.



Q: What is the one thing that every company can do to make their employees happier?

A: Listen to the employees. It's impossible to fill all employee requests, but it's not impossible to consider, investigate, and respond to their requests with care and respect.



Q: If you could describe your work culture in three words, what would they be?

A: Ambition. Teamwork. Friendship.




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