Center Academy Named One of the Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay

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Center Academy was recently named one of Tampa Bay’s Top Work Places 2016 by the Tampa Bay Times.  What makes the top workplaces in Tampa Bay award so special to Center Academy is that our own employees nominated us and were surveyed about several topics, including practices and policies.  It was their answers that allowed us to be given the honor of being named one of the top places to work.  You can see the Center Academy listing in the Tampa Bay Times, where answers from employees on why they appreciate working for our company are listed.

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In the Tampa Bay area, nearly 180 employers were nominated by their employees.  For a company to be considered for participation, they had to employ at least 50 workers in Florida and be in business for at least a year.

Companies were ranked based on compensation and training, leadership, workplace flexibility and diversity.  The rankings were published on, on April 10 in the Tampa Bay Times, and on April 11 in tbt*.

“The reports are so enriching because the stories come directly from the employees, which gives the readers a pure behind-the-scenes look into these companies,” said Chris Tish, Times business editor.  “Tampa Bay companies are truly interested in creating productive work environments and engaging employees.”

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For a complete list of the 2016 Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay, go to

About the Tampa Bay Times
The Tampa Bay Times is widely considered one of the Top Ten newspapers in America and has won 10 Pulitzer Prizes. It is Florida’s largest newspaper, with an average circulation of 367,936 Sunday and 297,626 daily (AAM Annual Audit 2014). The Times is produced by the Times Publishing Company, which also publishes – Tampa Bay’s largest local news Web site with about 2.7 million unique visitors each month (comScore six-month average for 7/15-9/15). Additionally, the company publishes the free daily tbt*, an edition of the Tampa Bay Times, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning website,; and produces special events, specialty publications, and targeted advertising programs.

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