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Edward Jones once again was named the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. This is the second consecutive year for the honor.
The ranking considered input from more than 726,000 employees in the financial services and insurance sector. Great Place to Work, Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.
"We strive to be an organization of professionals who know that what is important to them matters; that our firm has an established process to help them determine the goals that are most meaningful, and the strategies that help them to accomplish those goals; and that we are a destination for a lifetime of meaningful work and impact to our clients, our communities and ourselves," said Edward Jones Managing Partner Penny Pennington.
The Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance stand out for excelling in a competitive industry.
"In an industry that’s becoming increasingly reliant on technology to provide new and better services, these top employers in financial services demonstrate that they value their people by tapping into their creativity, enabling them to innovate and help the organization thrive," said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. "Organizations like Edward Jones stand out from the crowd, intentionally growing their businesses by creating great places to work for all, making employees feel valued and respected for their talents and contributions."
The Best Workplaces in the Financial Services and Insurance 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.
Edward Jones also was ranked the No. 7 overall Best Company to Work For in 2019 and a Best Workplace for women, millennials, Gen Xers, those close to retirement, giving back, camaraderie and flexibility.
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 & 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.