TROY, Mich., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, United Shore has been recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For in 2014 by the National Association for Business Resources. One of the nation's largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders, United Shore's array of employee programs and workplace perks continue to gain attention locally and nationally.
The award supplements the regional "Best of the Best" Overall Award that United Shore received from Metro Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in September 2014. The company was also named as one of the 2013 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.
"It's such an outstanding honor to be recognized for this award again," said Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of United Shore. "It's a testament to the effort our team puts in to make this company a great place to work, and continues to validate that our people truly are our greatest asset."
Assessed by an independent research firm, United Shore scored high marks in a number of key measures relative to other companies around the country, including compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance.
The award continues United Shore's string of recent workplace awards and reinforces the company's focus on its people and unique culture. United Shore has also been named a 2014 Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press and an Inc. 5,000 Fastest-Growing Company. While building their award-winning culture, United Shore made sure to include a work-life balance and amenities built exclusively for their team members; including:
- Free Valet Parking
- On-site Starbucks
- State-of-the-art fitness center
- Dry Cleaning Services
- 24/7 Convenience Store
- Company Events
- Free pop and coffee
- A contemporary, high-energy office layout
About United Shore
Founded in 1986, United Shore is one of the largest, coolest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders in the United States. It is home to United Wholesale Mortgage, the top lender among more of America's independent mortgage brokers. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, United Shore employs 1,200 team members. In addition to receiving the Cool Places to Work award, United Shore has also been named the "Best of the Best" Overall Company to Work For in Michigan, Top Workplace, and Inc. 5,000 Fastest Growing Company, and a National Best and Brightest Company. For more information, visit unitedshore.com.
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