Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago Names this year’s Elite winners

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Comcast named “Elite winner” in the Diversity and Inclusion category

July 23, 2021 – At the annual “Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” digital awards celebration held today, July 23, 2021, 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 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. Comcast was named the Elite winner in the Diversity and Inclusion category. Comcast and the other Elite winners 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, Large Business” was presented to Shure Incorporated, which demonstrated excellence in all categories.

The 13 elite winners are selected based on their overall high scores and then named an elite winner in their highest performing category and outranked all of the competing companies in every category used to evaluate the winning entries.

“We’re incredibly honored to be recognized again this year,” said John Crowley, Comcast Greater Chicago Region Senior Vice President. “Our employees are the heart of Comcast.  We value and respect each and every one of them, and this award is a reflection of our work to create an inclusive and supportive culture.”

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.

“These companies have shown fortitude during this crisis and have inspired others to make critical decisions for the betterment of their teams” said Jennifer Kluge, president of The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. “They focus on the needs of their employees as a primary objective, even in times like this and are the leaders of our Chicago community.”

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by NOW Health Group, BASIC, Baudville Brands, Corp! Magazine, FONA International, Assurance – a Marsh & McLennan Company, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc., Sana Benefits, HR Source, and Become Unmistakable/uMap

About the Best and Brightest to Work For® Program

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a national program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, West Michigan and Nationally.

Nominations are now being accepted for 2022. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.

Elite winners

Category Company
Communication and Shared Vision Devbridge
Community Initiatives KRD, Ltd.
Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions Assurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency
Diversity and Inclusion Comcast
Employee Achievement and Recognition Turner Construction Company
Employee Education and Development DialogTech
Employee Enrichment, Engagement & Retention OneDigital
Recruitment, Selection and Orientation Stout
Work-Life Balance FONA International
Strategic Company Performance LaSalle Network
The Best of the Best Small Business Porcaro Stolarek Mete Partners, LLC
The Best of the Best Medium Business Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc.
The Best of the Best Large Business Shure Incorporated

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