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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) has been recognized as one of the 2015 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. This is the first time Horizon BCBSNJ has received this award, which recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. "We are committed to effectively serving our 3.7 million members, and we know that creating a culture that values employees is the best way to achieve that objective," said Peggy Coons, Senior Vice President, Human Resources. "We are honored by this award and the recognition of our effort to create an engaged workforce to appropriately serve our members."The prestigious honor is one of several workforce excellence awards that Horizon BCBSNJ has received for its workplace practices and programs, and the leadership contributions of its employees.The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.The panel of judges included various academics and thought leaders on employee engagement, and included representation from organizations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Human Capital Institute, and Human Resource Executive."This marks our fifth year recognizing incredible, employee-focused companies that are changing the way the world works, and we’re excited to honor them with this award," said Cheryl Kerrigan, Vice President of Employee Success at Achievers. "These companies are setting the benchmark for standards in employee engagement by making engaging, aligning, and recognizing employees a top priority, which sets them apart from their competition."Horizon BCBSNJ will be honored alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award at the awards gala on March 11, 2015 at the Bellagio Las Vegas.About Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New JerseyHorizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state’s oldest and largest health insurer is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health service corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is leading the transformation of health care in New Jersey by working with doctors and hospitals to deliver innovative, patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not quantity, of care patients receive. Learn more at www.HorizonBlue.com. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving more than 3.7 million members.About AchieversAchievers delivers the only true-cloud Employee Success Platform™ that enables remarkable business success. Designed specifically to meet the complex needs of today’s changing, modern workplace, it’s the most engaging software specifically designed to engage, align, and recognize employees. It’s software employees love to use every day, in over 110 countries. Learn how your company can change the way the world works at www.achievers.com.