SWC Ranks in Top Three of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work 2014

April 4, 2014   //   News

Work-Life Balance, Exceptional Culture, Amazing Perks and Benefits Drive this Prestigious Recognition

SWC Technology Partners, a Midwest-based provider of IT solutions to midmarket organizations, ranks number three on Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work 2014 list. This is SWC’s third consecutive appearance on the Best Places to Work list, which recognizes Chicagoland firms that offer an array of motivating perks and incentives to attract and retain top talent.

The result of employee satisfaction surveys are the major determining factor for inclusion on Crain’s Best Places to Work list. Conducted by a third party human resources consulting firm, the survey asked respondents to describe their organization’s hiring practices, career development strategies, pay structure, benefits and more.

SWC’s ongoing employee development initiatives ranked high on this year’s employee satisfaction survey. From career managers to on-site lunch and learns, SWC is focused on constantly ensuring consultants’ skills are keeping pace with the rapid changes in technology. SWC offers various training options through mentoring, online courses, presentations and workshops given around staffers’ schedules. The company was also recognized for providing numerous health initiatives through their employee-run wellness program, including monthly exercise classes, health seminars, smoothie bars, weekly fresh fruit deliveries and yearly group runs.

“Our ability to deliver the technology and digital solutions that help our clients succeed is dependent on the very talented individuals that make up SWC,” said Bob Knott, President of SWC Technology Partners. “Being recognized by Crain’s again as one of the best places to work in the city is a reflection of our commitment to ensuring that our employees thrive together as a happy, productive and fulfilled team.”

The Best Places to Work award is one of many workplace culture recognitions SWC has earned over the years. For nearly 35 years, SWC has excelled at delivering technology solutions that match the needs of midmarket organizations. Recognizing business success is directly correlated with employee satisfaction, SWC strives to create a team-oriented culture that is supportive, fosters professional growth and is a great place to work.

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About SWC Technology Partners

SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize organizations. 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 needs of midmarket organizations including managed services; infrastructure solutions such as Unified Communications, Microsoft System Center, virtualization and network security; software solutions including Microsoft SharePoint, business intelligence, CRM and custom development; and digital marketing services including website design, digital creative, Search Engine Optimization, social media and videography.

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, 2013 and 2014, 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 in 2012 and 2013.

To learn more, visit www.swc.com or call 630.572.0240.