SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Services of America, one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This county-wide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Los Angeles, benefiting the county's economy, its workforce and businesses.
"As one of the larger employers in Los Angeles, this recognition means a lot to us as it shows that regardless of the type of job or industry, you can create an environment where people like who they work for and enjoy coming to work," said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. "What differentiates us from our competition are our people, so it is great to see that our people value their relationship with us."
Universal Services of America ranked number 30 in the large company category. Companies from across the county entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. The first part consisted of evaluating each company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.
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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.
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