Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Service Express One of the 2017 Best Workplaces in Chicago

May 25, 2017

Grand Rapids, MI/Chicago, IL – Service Express has been recognized as one of the Chicago area’s top employers by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

Service Express came in 23rd on the list of the region’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces. The rankings considered surveys from over 81,000 co-workers who assessed their employers’ fairness, camaraderie, benefits and other factors crucial to a great workplace.

“We are proud to be recognized as one of Chicago’s best workplaces.” said Service Express President and CEO Ron Alvesteffer. “Our focus on promoting a positive culture and employee development has been the key to our success, and we are encouraged to see the surveys come back with such a high degree of employee satisfaction!”

The Best Workplaces in Chicago are seeing huge benefits from prioritizing their employee experience. Winning companies had average yearly revenue growth more than 2.5 times higher than at peer organizations. Over nine in 10 co-workers at these leading organizations also expressed confidence in their leadership.

“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.

The Best Workplaces in Chicago is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations.

Service Express was also ranked as a Top 20 Best Workplace for Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work and Fortune.

About the Best Workplaces in Chicago

Rankings are based on feedback from more than 81,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified organizations with locations in the Chicago area. An anonymous Trust Index© survey assessed their camaraderie, 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.


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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