Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that it has been named a 2013 Top Workplace by The Oregonian. “Huron is honored to be recognized as a Top Workplace by The Oregonian. We are committed to making investments in training, professional development, work/life balance, and other benefits to support our people,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. “We have extremely talented people in our Portland offices, and their dedication to client service makes Huron a top consulting firm. However, it’s their commitment to the community and each other that makes Huron a top workplace.” Portland is Huron’s second largest office location with more than 300 employees and has grown significantly in the past few years. The Company has two locations in the area – Beaverton and Lake Oswego. Many people in the Portland offices focus on designing, building, implementing and supporting software that is making a difference at health systems, academic medical centers and higher education institutions across the country. Huron is actively hiring a number of roles within software engineering, software deployment and support, and professional services for the Portland offices. In addition, Portland area employees support several local community service organizations including the Oregon Food Bank and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington. The Top Workplaces is 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 Oregonian published the complete list of Top Workplaces on September 15th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com. 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. Huron 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. Huron Helping Hands provides support through civic sponsorship, community service projects, pro bono activities, and an employee matching gifts program. 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) that represent working parents; lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); African Americans; veterans; working women; and cultural awareness and education.In addition to the recognition in The Oregonian, Huron 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 95 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.