PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania. The Firm was ranked fourth among large-sized companies, moving up five places from 2017.
This year's list represents 44 small, 27 medium, and 29 large-sized companies with employee-centric work environments benefiting the state's economy and workforce. Companies with more than 250 employees are placed in the large-sized companies category. This highly selective list, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide rankings in the country designed to honor, identify, and recognize the very best places of employment on a statewide level. The awards program is a public/private partnership between Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Pennsylvania State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, and Central Penn Business Journal.
"The outstanding work of our King of Prussia, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh associates made Ryan a Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania for the seventh year in a row," said G. Brint Ryan, chairman and CEO of Ryan. "They are delivering world-class client service that produces incomparable results while cultivating an award-winning work culture that attracts and retains the top talent in our industry, and I am thankful for them every day."
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania. The first part of this process was evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophies, systems, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation.
The second part of this determination consisted of an employee survey to measure their personal experience at work. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies included in the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process.
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a six-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 2,200 professionals and associates serves over 14,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com. "Ryan" and "Firm" refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.