Member News: Kimley-Horn Named One of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®
Raleigh, North Carolina – February 15, 2018 – Kimley-Horn is one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.
Kimley-Horn ranked #10 on the list, which is based on survey responses from employees rating the firm’s culture on 50-plus elements of the workplace. These include trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie and workplace traits linked to innovation. The ranking accounted for the experiences of all employees including women, people of color, LGBT individuals, older team members, and disabled employees.
This year marks the 21th anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2018 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture for all fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.
“Kimley-Horn’s core purpose is to provide an environment for our people to flourish,” says Kimley-Horn president and CEO John C. Atz. “This recognition, based mainly on employee feedback, illustrates that we’re making that purpose a reality. But it’s our people who truly make the firm a great place to be. Their allegiance to each other and our clients leaves me inspired, happy, and proud.”
The 100 Best Companies 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. Kimley-Horn also was ranked as a Best Workplace for Consulting & Professional Services, Millennials, and Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE and one of People’s 50 Companies That Care.
Kimley-Horn is a 3,000-person firm with more than 80 offices nationwide. It has been named 11 times as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and is ranked among the top 50 design firms in the nation by Engineering News-Record. Kimley-Horn provides planning and design consulting services related to transportation, aviation, the environment, land development, transit, urban planning/landscape architecture, and water resources. For more information, please visit www.kimley-horn.com.