The Whitaker Companies Named Best Places to Work by The Houston Business Journal
Houston, TX – October 2020 – The Whitaker Companies has once again been selected as one of The Houston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Houston for a third consecutive year.
Based solely on employee feedback collected by Quantum Workplace, Whitaker ranks #11 Best Place to Work in Houston in the small – medium company category. The Houston Business Journal cited Whitaker’s culture, virtual office options, work life balance, latest technology, stock sharing, outstanding benefit program, awards and recognition programs and its family environment all as selection criteria that pushed Whitaker to the top.
“We are very pleased to have earned this award for our third year in a row,” said Bruce Whitaker, President of The Whitaker Companies. “The double whammy of the oil and gas downturn and the pandemic was very daunting to our esprit de corps and commitment to our vision. I’m very proud of our team’s responses to these challenges. Our future looks bright!”
Quotes from Employee Engagement Survey
“Whitaker has a long-standing reputation as being one of the finest search and staffing firms in the nation. Virtually all of our staff are seasoned, highly-experienced people with lots of tenure with our organization – something that is quite rare in our industry. The owner of our firm has a stellar reputation in our industry for being honest, ethical, professional, and holds himself to the highest standards of personal and professional behavior.”
“I have had the opportunity to work for other companies over the last several years and the reason I wanted to return to Whitaker, is because of the way the employees are valued by leadership. This one thing far surpasses anything I’ve ever experienced in any other job I’ve worked at throughout my career.”
“I love my company, my co-workers and my job! We always joke about being our work family and it’s true, we are a family.”
For more than a decade, the Houston Business Journal has recognized the Best Places to Work in Houston. The rankings are based on the scores from a month-long employee engagement audit conducted by third-party expert Quantum Workplace. Employees evaluated their companies in areas such as goals and leadership, communication and support, advancement opportunity and skill development, recognition and compensation, tolerance and flexibility and embracing innovation and ideas.
The Houston Business Journal published the complete list of Best Places to Work in October. For more information about the Best Places to Work, please visit The Houston Business Journal.
In business since 1983, The Whitaker Companies provides industry leading staffing and search services for a wide variety of organizations nationwide in information technology and engineering/technical professions.
To learn more about joining our award-winning workplace, please visit our website www.WhitakerCompanies.com