Chicago Has 11 of Nation's Best Places to Work: Fortune

Among the best in Chicago: Accenture, Deloitte and Ernst & Young

By BJ Lutz
|  Thursday, Jan 21, 2010  |  Updated 8:45 PM CDT
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Eleven companies that employ Chicagoans have made this year's list of the top 100 companies to work for, as compiled by Fortune magazine.

None of the companies listed are based in Chicago, but they do employ roughly 16,000 locals.

Among the biggest companies:  Accenture, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Starbucks and Whole Foods.

Fortune Magazine:  Illinois' Best Companies to Work For

To compile the list, the magazine partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct extensive employee surveys and score companies based on worker attitudes about management’s credibility, job satisfaction, camaraderie, pay and benefit programs, hiring, communication and diversity.  More than 81,000 employees from 353 companies responded to a 57-question survey.

Topping the national list:  North Carolina-based SAS, which has been on the list each of the 13 years its been compiled by the magazine.

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