SWC Earns Fifth Consecutive Chicago's Best And Brightest Companies To Work For

June 16, 2013   //   News

For the fifth consecutive year, Chicago area IT consulting firm SWC Technology Partners has been named one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The award recognizes Chicago area businesses that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices by implementing creative compensation programs and using innovative strategies to motivate and enrich employees.

The selection of the winners involves evaluation of key criteria including benefits, community initiatives, diversity, employee education and development, employee recognition strategies, retention, workforce engagement and work-life balance.

SWC’s five-year winning streak reflects a strong desire to create a corporate culture that is beneficial to employees and fosters an environment focused on teamwork and professional growth. Some of SWC’s benefits include: domestic partner coverage, flextime, performance incentives, complimentary annual health screenings, an on-site fitness center and extensive educational, training and mentorship opportunities. SWC also keeps employees motivated and happy through unique employee development initiatives, community service projects and an active social calendar with numerous corporate outings ranging from Cub’s games, to private yacht parties, happy hours and corporate fitness challenges.

“This five-time ‘Best and Brightest’ honor reinforces our commitment to making SWC one of the best places to work for in the city,” said Bob Knott, President of SWC. “We work hard to create an award winning culture that is supportive, nurturing and conducive for our employees. In a highly competitive technology job market, our culture helps ensure our customers get the best service from employees who are highly skilled as well as dedicated to building our business.”

“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2013 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”

The full list of winners is posted at Winners, including well-known Chicago-area companies such as ADP, American Academy of Pediatrics, Comcast, Ernst & Young and Verizon Wireless. All winners will be honored at an awards luncheon on August 5, 2013, at the Double Tree Hotel in Oak Brook.

About SWC Technology Partners, Inc.

SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses. For more than 30 years, SWC has excelled at delivering technology solutions that optimize productivity, strengthen customer relationships, enhance data sharing and drive profitability.

SWC specializes in the technology solutions that match the business needs of midmarket organizations including managed services; infrastructure solutions such as Unified Communications, virtualization and network security; software solutions including SharePoint, business intelligence, CRM and custom development; and digital design services including website design, digital marketing and Search Engine Optimization.

Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, SWC has been honored to receive numerous awards including being recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of the Best Places to Work in 2012 and 2013, one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and making the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S.

To learn more, email contact@swc.com or call 630.572.0240.

About The National Association for Business Resources

The National Association For Business Resources based in Warren, Mich. boasts a statewide sphere of influence that no other organization of its kind can claim, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses.

Chicago Area IT Jobs

To learn more about working for SWC Technology Partners, visit SWC’s Chicago area IT jobs.