Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that the Firm was selected as one of the best places to work in the state of Illinois for the fourth consecutive year. This prestigious award was established in 2006 to identify, recognize, and honor the top companies that offer the best places of employment in Illinois, thereby benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, and business environment. The Daily Herald Business Ledger promotes the Best Places to Work in Illinois Awards program, in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, and the Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago.
Only 65 companies across the state were honored as Best Places to Work in Illinois, and Ryan ranked third in the Large Employer category. This ranking was the result of a rigorous two-part evaluation of Ryan’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics, combined with a comprehensive employee survey measuring the Firm’s work environment, culture, employee pride, and job satisfaction. This extensive evaluation was managed by the Best Companies Group, an independent firm dedicated to establishing “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs in an effort to distinguish companies who are superior in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.
In August 2008, Ryan launched myRyan, an innovative work environment that changed the measurement of work performance from hours worked to results achieved. The Firm rolled out myRyan as a major culture shift designed to reach even higher levels of client service and employee satisfaction. Since its inception, myRyan has delivered tremendous dividends for the Firm, its clients, and its employees. Ryan has dramatically improved employee retention and satisfaction, while demonstrating solid year-over-year revenue growth. Most importantly, Ryan employees have achieved the highest client satisfaction ratings in the history of the Firm, while enjoying the freedom to meet the competing demands of work and life.
“I am honored and thankful that our associates have recognized Ryan as one of the Best Places to Work in the entire state of Illinois for the fourth consecutive year,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Our Firm is committed to empowering Ryan associates with incredible workplace flexibility and freedom, and they continuously respond by delivering superior client service and results.”
A complete list of the winning companies can be found at the following link:
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a 10-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,100 professionals and associates serves over 21,000 clients in more than 60 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com. “Ryan” and “Firm” refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.
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