CHICAGO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Great Place to Work for All Conference in Chicago, research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune announced their first-ever ranking of the city's best workplaces:
"Employees say these organizations embody some of the Chicago area's best traits. They're brimming with ambition and pride, and committed to creating a welcoming and fair community for all colleagues," said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.
- Reported 34 percent annual revenue growth on average
- Experienced a 25 percent rate of job growth last year
- Described by 96 percent of employees as friendly workplaces
"There are many reasons people choose Chicago as a place to live and to grow businesses. Chief among them are our talented and skilled workforce and employers who value such workers highly and treat them accordingly. The Best Workplaces in Chicago exemplify this. Our entire business community is proud of those being recognized," said Theresa E. Mintle, CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce."
About the Best Workplaces in Chicago
The rankings are based on feedback from over 81,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations in the Chicago area. An anonymous Trust Index© survey assessed their management, professional development, sense of purpose and other elements essential for an outstanding workplace. Scores also consider the complexity of organizations' employee populations and how much of their business is in the Chicago area.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies, industries, and internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.
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