Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that it has been selected as one of The Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces.
“We are honored to be selected as one of The Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. “Chicago’s vibrancy and diversity make it a strong base from which to serve our clients and our colleagues worldwide. Being recognized as one of the Top Workplaces is an indication that we are doing the right things to attract and retain top talent.”
Headquartered in Chicago, Huron’s people come from industry, academia, healthcare, and other consulting firms. The Company was founded in 2002 with approximately 200 people and has grown to more than 2,500 today. Since inception, the Company’s revenues have grown from $35.1 million in 2002 to $626.0 million in 2012. With more than 750 people in the Chicago office, Huron continues to actively hire across all levels with a focus on healthcare, education, life sciences, legal and financial consulting.
Huron’s unique vision, mission and values capture the essence of the Company and how employees interact with one another, their communities and the many clients that Huron serves. The Company provides employees with many benefits, including flexible Paid Time Off (PTO), a wellness reimbursement account, travel benefits, pet insurance and an adoption assistance program, as well as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). In addition to its competitive and transparent compensation plans, Huron offers its employees income opportunities that include cash incentives for meeting performance goals, a dollar-for-dollar 401(k) Company matching contribution up to 6% of their earnings, and a stock ownership participation program that allows them to purchase Huron stock with a 25% Company match.The Company’s ongoing commitment to the community brings employees together by helping others through its Huron Helping Hands initiatives, which provide support through civic sponsorship, community service projects, pro bono activities, and an employee matching gifts program. In addition, Chicago area employees support several local community service organizations including the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Huron strives to foster an environment that capitalizes on the ideas, experiences and perspectives of its diverse community of professionals. The Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Council leads efforts to promote an atmosphere of inclusiveness. Currently, there are six employee resource groups, called iMatter Teams, which represent: working parents; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); African Americans; veterans; working women; and cultural awareness and education. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. The Chicago Tribune published the complete list of Top Workplaces on November 12th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit and www.workplacedynamics.com. In addition to the recognition in The Chicago Tribune, Huron was also named a Top Workplace by The Oregonian and has been named one of Consulting magazine’s Best Firms to Work For in 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013. For more information about working at Huron, visit www.huroncareers.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Huron and @HuronLegal; like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/huronconsulting; and connect with us on LinkedIn and Google+ at www.linkedin.com/company/HuronConsulting and https://www.google.com/+huronconsulting. About Huron Consulting Group Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in administration, management, finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 90 of the top 100 research universities, more than 400 corporate general counsel, and more than 385 hospitals and academic medical centers. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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