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January 2016

UnitedHealthcare Named Happiest Company in America

Logo for CareerBliss “50 Happiest Companies in America” list
Logo for CareerBliss “50 Happiest Companies in America” list

When thinking of “happy” companies, you might first identify tech darlings like Google, Facebook or Apple. But UnitedHealthcare is thrilled to say that we’re tops.

CareerBliss recently released its 6th annual rankings of the “50 Happiest Companies in America,” on which UnitedHealthcare owns the No. 1 spot. CareerBliss analyzed hundreds of companies and thousands of confidential employee reviews to select companies dedicated to cultivating happier work environments. CareerBliss is an online career community that provides information and resources to employers, job seekers and recruiters.

Key factors in ranking employers included work-life balance, an employee’s relationship with his or her boss and co-workers, office environment, job resources, compensation, opportunities for professional development and company culture.

“Each year, we honor the companies dedicated to creating positive work environments. Our judges are the people who work there and experience workplace happiness firsthand,” said Heidi Golledge, CareerBliss’ co-founder and chief happiness officer. “Companies such as UnitedHealthcare are proving that one of the most valuable resources in any organization is happy employees.”

Visit Forbes.com for an article about the CareerBliss “Happiest Companies in America” rankings. The full list of the “50 Happiest Employees in America” can be found at CareerBliss.com.

UnitedHealthcare and the Dallas Cowboys Rookie Club Deliver Meals to Seniors

UnitedHealthcare volunteers and the Dallas Cowboys Rookie Club pose near the North Texas Food Bank truck before delivering meals to seniors.
UnitedHealthcare volunteers and the Dallas Cowboys Rookie Club pose near the North Texas Food Bank truck before delivering meals to seniors.

UnitedHealthcare volunteers recently joined the 2015 Dallas Cowboys Rookie Club to distribute meals to 65 senior adults at Forest Green Manor in Dallas.

Dallas Cowboy Derek Akunne carries food for a resident.
Dallas Cowboy Derek Akunne carries food for a resident.

Cowboys Rookie Club members unloaded and delivered the food provided by The North Texas Food Bank and Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), the only USDA nutrition program that provides monthly food assistance specifically for low-income seniors. Each senior received a month’s supply of meals.

In addition to the food delivery, Forest Green Manor residents enjoyed seasonal, fun photos with the players.

Residents enjoy photos with the Rookie Club.
Residents enjoy photos with the Rookie Club.
Residents were provided autographed souvenir photos from the reception.
Residents were provided autographed souvenir photos from the reception.