Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Best Workplaces in Chicago

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Press Releases - Great Place to Work - May 25, 2017



May 25, 2017 (Chicago) – 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:

Top 5 Large Companies: Top 5 Small & Medium Companies:
1.) Hyatt Hotels 1.) FONA International
2.) Ultimate Software 2.) Horizon Pharma
3.) Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants 3.) Radio Flyer
4.) Edward Jones 4.) Point B
5.) Crowe Horwath LLP 5.) Assurance

View the full list at

“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.

Survey results:

  • 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 located 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 located in the Chicago area.


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Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries. Great Place to Work provides executive advisory and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in over 50 countries across six continents. 
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