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What Makes for a Good Workplace, According to Houstonians?

(Above: Houston Public Media’s Dacia Clay works at a standing desk where she serves as a web producer for News 88.7. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) Every year, the Houston Chronicle puts together a list of the best workplaces in Houston, based on employee surveys distributed through a third-party company. The 2017 results won’t come […]

Houston Public Media's Dacia Clay works at a standing desk where she produces the "Classical Classroom" podcast and serves as a web producer for News 88.7. (Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)(Above: Houston Public Media’s Dacia Clay works at a standing desk where she serves as a web producer for News 88.7. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)

Every year, the Houston Chronicle puts together a list of the best workplaces in Houston, based on employee surveys distributed through a third-party company. The 2017 results won’t come until the fall, but, until then, what does make for a good workplace according to Houstonians? Is it the hours, the work space, the benefits, the personnel?

We talk with Chronicle business reporter Al Lewis about putting together this annual piece and discuss the kinds of things employees seem to like in Greater Houston.

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