13 Elite Winners Announced at Today’s Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® Event
Chicago – July 27, 2018 – At the annual “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” awards celebration held today, July 27, 2018 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, not only were the winning companies recognized, but 13 Elite winners were also honored, representing 13 different award categories. This distinctive awards competition is presented annually by the National Association for Business Resources.
These Elite Chicago companies represent the best practices in human resources programs. The winners are selected based on their overall high scores and are then named an Elite winner in their respective category. The most prestigious award, the “Best of the Best,” was presented to Assurance Agency of Chicago, IL, which demonstrated excellence in all categories.
Assurance Agency stood above all of this year’s entries with exceptional human resources practices. The company outranked all of the competing companies in every category used to evaluate the winning entries. The 13 elite winners are selected based on their overall high scores and then named an elite winner in their highest performing category. (See list of winners following.)
Nominated companies are assessed by reviewing a number of key measures in each category. Each company’s entry was evaluated by an independent research firm.
“It is with the highest regard that these Elite winners were chosen this year. We are proud to provide an opportunity for Chicago companies to showcase all they offer to their employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, president of National Association for Business Resources. “These select 13 companies acknowledge employees with competitive compensation and benefits; they place emphasis on communication, work-life balance, diversity, community initiatives, as well as other key factors.”
Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by NOW Health Group, BASIC, Baudville, Corp! Magazine, ABC 7 Chicago, FONA International, Clark Hill PLC, Kelly Services, Assurance Agency, Drum Café West Coast, Social Jack, Mutual Trust Life Insurance, Verizon Wireless, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc., Switchfast Technologies, and HR Source.
The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®”, a program of the National Association for Business Resources, is presented annually in several markets: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.