ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, USA [26 June 2019]—For the fifth consecutive year, Edlong has been named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This national award program recognizes companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole, through innovative and thoughtful human resources practices.
Edlong will be honored along with other winners on Monday, September 16 at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. This year’s symposium and gala will be in conjunction with the Inaugural Best and Brightest National Summit.
“We’re proud to be recognized again, especially when so many organizations are struggling to attract and retain the best talent,” said Edlong President and CEO Laurette Rondenet. “We’ve always taken pride in our commitment to the personal growth and success of our team.”
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry, based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; and Strategic Company Performance.
In addition to this award, Edlong was also recently named one of the 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) and one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Illinois by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council and Best Companies Group.
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