Call One is filled with pride in our people and accomplishments! We have been again been named as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2020.  And if that wasn’t enough – we’re thrilled to be honored as one of 13 Elite Winners recognized for Community Initiatives!

At the annual “Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” digital awards celebration held July 24, 2020. Not only were the winning companies recognized, but 13 Elite winners were also honored. Representing 13 different award categories, this distinctive awards competition is presented annually by the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

These companies represent the best practices in human resources programs. The winners are selected based on their overall high scores and are then named an Elite winner in their respective categories. The Elite Award for Community Initiatives was presented to Call One.

“Call One is thrilled to be recognized by Best & Brightest as a top company to work for.  The Elite Award in Community Initiatives is a reflection of the commitment our organization makes to our people and the communities we live and work in,” said Kristin Syoen, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources at Call One.   “At our core, we are an organization built by people and their hard work. For over 25 years we’ve made giving back through fundraising and hands-on support a strong focus.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been ever more important to us as a company that we’ve kept connected with those efforts. This award and the recognition strongly affirms that our hearts and efforts are in the right place.”

The 13 elite winners are selected based on their overall high scores and then named an elite winner in their highest performing category and outranked all of the competing companies in every category used to evaluate the winning entries.
Nominated companies are assessed by reviewing a number of key measures in each category. Each company’s entry was evaluated by an independent research firm.

“These companies have shown fortitude during this crisis and have inspired others to make critical decisions for the betterment of their teams” said Jennifer Kluge, president of The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. “They focus on the needs of their employees as a primary objective, even in times like this, and are the leaders of our Chicago community.”

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by NOW Health Group, BASIC, Baudville Brands, Corp! Magazine, FONA International, Assurance – a Marsh & McLennan Company, Clark Hill PLLC, HR Source, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc., Switchfast Technologies, and uMap.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives, and building a stronger community as a whole.

Siobhan Glenn