CHICAGO, Ill. – May 18, 2021 – Professional services firm Sikich has been recognized as a “Great Place to Work,” a certification that leverages 30 years of research to quantify the current state of workplace culture and how it compares to the best in the world. In a companywide survey, 94% of Sikich’s employees ranked the firm as a great place to work.
Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. The institute uses a proprietary research model to evaluate applicants and certify top-performing companies who achieve at least a 65% positive response rate as a “Great Place to Work.”
“I am proud of the culture that our team of talented professionals has built and continues to support so that Sikich can be a great place to work,” said Janel O’Connor, partner and chief human resources officer at Sikich. “This recognition affirms that our team and culture is amongst the best in the industry and is a testament to our innovative and forward-thinking ethos.”
In the Great Place to Work employee experience survey, 94% of Sikich employees said the firm is a great place to work, compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company. Other noteworthy survey results include:
- 98% of respondents say management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
- 96% say people are given a lot of responsibility.
- 96% feel they are given the resources and equipment to do their jobs.
- 96% felt welcome when they joined the firm.
- 95% agree management is competent at running the business.
While the firm achieved its goal of becoming a certified Great Place to Work, Sikich is committed to maintaining its momentum and has set up action plans to continue its success. Notably, the firm has recently expanded its women’s leadership initiatives and launched a partnership with mental health app Ginger to offer employees access to mental health resources. Additionally, Sikich has expanded its learning and development program, Sikich University, to better support employees in both professional and personal development.
To read more about what makes Sikich a great place to work, read the full firm profile here. In addition to the Great Place to Work recognition, Sikich was also ranked #60 in Crain’s Chicago Business’ list of the Best Places to Work in Chicago. You can find the full Crain’s Chicago Business top workplaces list here.
About Sikich LLP
Sikich LLP is a global company specializing in technology-enabled professional services. With more than 1,000 employees, Sikich draws on a diverse portfolio of technology solutions to deliver transformative digital strategies and ranks as one of the largest CPA firms in the United States. From corporations and not-for-profits to state and local governments, Sikich clients utilize a broad spectrum of services* and products to help them improve performance and achieve long-term, strategic goals.
*Securities offered through Sikich Corporate Finance LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sikich Financial, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.