'I get to advocate for others'

Workers gave lots of reasons for loving their jobs at the region's midsize employers - those with 150 to 499 on the local payroll. Here is a sampling of anonymous responses from people at the top midsize workplaces in the Philadelphia region.

Power Home Remodeling Group, Chester

 The people are incredible. I have the freedom to create and implement as my skill set allows.

The work is challenging and everyone is a team player.

I love coming to work every day and being able to be myself.

Every morning I wake up excited to go to work. Every morning!

ViroPharma Inc., Exton

 I am given the autonomy/responsibility to get the job done in a manner that I see fit.

I believe in what we are doing, who we are doing it for, and mostly I believe in my teammates here at ViroPharma.

I can be flexible and creative.

I get to advocate for others. What is more fulfilling than to do for others. I love it!

Artman Lutheran Home, Ambler

 I am able to care for older adults who are my favorite people and my organization gives me the tools and time needed to do my job.

I feel that I am listened to and I feel my opinion counts! I am excited for the future of our organization. I love my job!

I work with a group of people who genuinely care about their jobs and are passionate about the work we do and the residents we take care of.

Crowne Plaza Valley Forge, King of Prussia

 Great team. We all are very good at what we do!

It is a rewarding and fun place to work.

TruMark Financial Credit Union, Trevose

 It is a great organization, and I do not feel any pressure at all. No stress.

It is a small enough organization that the work I do is recognized, and it makes me want to continue to strive to do the best I can.

My opinion matters.

Lincoln Investment, Wyncote

I can see how my daily tasks impact the company. I also get to be involved in different departments instead of sitting in one place all day.

When my husband was sick, everyone understood what I was dealing with and stood behind me.

I'm free to express my views and feel that the executive group listens and responds.

The Judge Group Inc., West Conshohocken

Great company with great people, paid well for our work. Senior management respects and appreciates the people here.

I am free to work in the fashion I feel is best for my goals. There is no limit to the amount of commissions available. Management allows for an extremely fair work/life balance.

I am rewarded for my hard work. It is a family environment, but you are still pushed to perform at your very best.

Hill International Inc., Marlton

Because of the challenge - being a construction manager there are many challenges - every day is a learning experience. Hill is giving me this opportunity.

Everyone gets along. If you ask for help, you get it immediately.

I am appreciated for my work and I am left to make my own decisions affecting that work.

Urban Engineers Inc., Philadelphia

I am respected and appreciated for what I give of myself for the organization.

It allows me to perform at my best because this is what I have wanted to do.

SKF USA Inc., Lansdale

Everyone is great to work with. If I need help, people are always willing and ready to step up to the challenge. If I'm overwhelmed, my coworkers and supervisor are willing to take some of the load off my plate.

I am not micromanaged.