Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces that it has been selected by Great Place to Work® as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Chicago™ for the fifth year in a row. The commercial real estate firm came in at 18th place out of 40 companies recognized across the Chicago metropolitan area.
The Best Workplaces in Chicago list is highly competitive. Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture, selected the list using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback from over 30,000 employees in the Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area. In that survey, 92% of Transwestern’s employees said Transwestern is a great place to work. This number is 33 points higher than the average U.S. company.
Transwestern has more than 150 team members across Chicago. Team members have been operating under a rotational, hybrid in-office and work-from-home schedule and staying connected via video conferencing tools and virtual events.
The company culture encourages creativity, embraces change and rewards the contributions of its team members. Transwestern offers its team members full healthcare and benefits package; vacation time plus two personal paid days off; eight hours of paid time off for community service; paid parental leave; wellness initiatives; formal training and mentorship; and reimbursement for skills development, certifications and memberships. Additionally, the company reinforces personal and corporate social responsibility through integrated, national efforts in the areas of energy and sustainability; philanthropy; and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Great Place to Work is the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they are creating a great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their role is.