Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that it has been named one of the Best Firms to Work For in 2013 by Consulting magazine. “Huron’s selection as one of Consulting’s 2013 Best Firms to Work For shows that we are doing the right things to help our clients and our employees succeed, and attests to the shared values of the management team and everyone at Huron,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. “We know that our success depends on having the best people, which is why our top priority has always been to recruit and retain exceptionally talented individuals who will provide superior value to our clients.” Huron was recognized for its excellence in several areas, most notably:
- Work/Life Balance. Huron’s commitment to work/life balance is reflected by its corporate culture. The Company provides many benefits for its employees in this area, 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), which offers confidential counseling and referral services and assistance with various work/life needs such as childcare placement, college searches, elder care and more. Huron works hard to ensure that employees have the tools and support they need to manage the challenges of daily life.
- Compensation and Benefits. 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 also provides excellent health and welfare benefits, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), a Health Savings Account (HSA) and a transportation program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars for eligible commuter costs.