CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2013--
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that it has been selected as one of The
Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces.
“We are honored to be selected as one of The Chicago Tribune’s Top
Workplaces,” said James
H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron
Consulting Group. “Chicago’s vibrancy and diversity make it a strong
base from which to serve our clients and our colleagues worldwide. Being
recognized as one of the Top Workplaces is an indication that we are
doing the right things to attract and retain top talent.”
Headquartered in Chicago, Huron’s people come from industry, academia,
healthcare, and other consulting firms. The Company was founded in 2002
with approximately 200 people and has grown to more than 2,500 today.
Since inception, the Company’s revenues have grown from $35.1 million in
2002 to $626.0 million in 2012. With more than 750 people in the Chicago
office, Huron continues to actively hire across all levels with a focus
on healthcare, education, life sciences, legal and financial consulting.
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. The Company 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, which provide support through civic
sponsorship, community service projects, pro bono activities, and an
employee matching gifts program. In addition, Chicago area employees
support several local community service organizations including the Ann
& Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago Public
Schools, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, and the Greater Chicago Food
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, which represent: working parents; lesbian, gay, bisexual
and transgender (LGBT); African Americans; veterans; working women; and
cultural awareness and education.
The Top Workplaces are 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 Chicago
Tribunepublished the complete list of Top Workplaces on November
12th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and
WorkplaceDynamics, please visit and www.workplacedynamics.com.
In addition to the recognition in The Chicago Tribune, Huron was
also named a Top Workplace by The Oregonian and 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.
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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 90 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.
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Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir