Nine ABC member companies, representing 20 chapters, were ranked by Fortune
magazine in their annual “Top Companies to Work For” list. They include: Edward Jones, DPR Construction, Plante & Moran, PLLC, Baker Donelson, PCL Construction Enterprises, Inc., Balfour Beatty Construction, TD Industries, Grainger and CH2M HILL.
In addition to ranking companies, Fortune
highlighted information about each of them including number of employees, annual job growth and interesting facts. For Balfour Beatty, it’s their spirit teams at every work site that organize activities like an arm-wrestling tournament to raise money for charity that set them apart from the competition. At TD Industries, it’s the meetings offered to employees called "breakfast with the BUMs" (business unit managers).
Seven of the nine companies have made the list in previous years. Grainger and CH2M HILL made their debut on the list this year at numbers 99 and 100.
picks the “100 Best Companies to Work For” based on survey results from company employees that addresses management's credibility, job satisfaction, and camaraderie. They also conduct a Culture Audit which asks employees detailed questions about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions about hiring practices, methods of internal communication, training, recognition programs, and diversity efforts. To qualify, companies must be at least five years old and have more than 1,000 U.S. employees.
To view a complete list of the Top 100 Companies to Work For, click here.