West Monroe Partners, a national business and technology consultancy, today announced it ranked No. 10 as part of the 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work. The ranking considered feedback representing more than 357,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations in the consulting and professional services industry. This is the first year West Monroe has been included as a member of the large company category, and the fourth year in a row it has placed overall.
“It’s an honor to be recognized once again among other leading firms on this list,” said Susan Stelter, West Monroe’s chief people officer and one of the firm’s co-founders.
The current environment underscores just how important company culture and trust is. We invest deeply in these areas: developing relationships and trust, showing up for our employees, and putting our people first through ups and downs, and we appreciate that this award confirms we are taking the right steps to build a great place to work.”
Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do.
“COVID-19 creates very unpredictable and rapidly changing markets for Consulting & Professional Services companies,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Companies on this list stand out for the high level of trust they have built with their entire workforce. High-trust, For All cultures enable these organizations today to quickly adjust to remote work arrangements and to successfully navigate through uncertain times.”
Founded in 2002 in Chicago, West Monroe has grown to more than 1,300 employees. The Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. West Monroe was also ranked as a best workplace on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Best Workplace for Parents, and Best Workplace for Millennials list, among others.