Edward Jones ranks no. 1 on the 2020 best workplaces in financial services and insurance by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE magazine
News Release | Feb. 18, 2020
Feb. 18, 2020 — For the third consecutive year, Edward Jones was ranked No. 1 on the 2020 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by FORTUNE Magazine and the Great Place to Work.
Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, analyzed confidential survey feedback representing nearly 782,000 employees working in the financial services and insurance industry in the US. More than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job were evaluated: employees trust in leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team.
"Edward Jones is proud to once again be recognized as the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by FORTUNE Magazine and Great Place to Work," said Edward Jones Chief Human Resources Officer Kristin Johnson. "We have always been a firm committed to creating an environment where associates feel they belong and have the resources they need to achieve their professional goals. Creating a culture where all of our associates can thrive helps us attract and retain top-of-the-line talent and enables us to provide exceptional service to our clients."
The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Edward Jones also was ranked as a Best Workplace for Millennials and Parents, by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE in 2019.
"The organizations on this year’s list provide their employees great experiences in a high-pressure industry undergoing a lot of change," said Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush. "The winners on this list are unique for how they tap into the unique experiences and insights of their employees from all backgrounds, and throughout the organization, to serve customers and communities. These companies are creating a workplace where their people feel valued and connected to a purpose beyond making money."