West Monroe Partners has been listed number 7 on the 2012 Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago in a ranking published by Brill Street + Company. The list contains companies from all industries and of all sizes that has a presence in Chicago. Since 2009, Brill Street has been ranking the top employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago, recognizing companies where young professionals thrive. Brill Street + Company defines Gen Y as employees between 18 and 29 years.
West Monroe Partners Named Brill Street + Company’s 2012 Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago
Brill Street cited West Monroe Partners for attracting Gen Y with an energizing mix of approach, ability, enthusiasm and a go-getter attitude. “We are thrilled to be recognized as an organization committed to engaging Generation Y,” said Kevin McCarty, West Monroe Partners’ president and co-founder. “Maintaining and building a collaborative, flexible, transparent and upbeat environment is paramount to fostering the people-focused culture of our firm.”
Tory Paez, Consultant in the Customer Experience practice was attracted to West Monroe Partners’ genuine qualities. “After graduating college, I thought you have your personal life and then your professional life. Here at West Monroe Partners, they really pride themselves on being authentic.”
Chicago employers qualified for the award by employing at least 10 employees, with at least 10 percent of their workforce comprised of Gen Y. Companies were evaluated on professional development opportunities, benefits, environment, company reputation and culture, perks offered and the enthusiasm of company leadership and Gen Y employees. “Gen Y is uniquely positioned to step in, step up and offer new capabilities for employers. With the Top 50, we recognize those companies that offer a place for Gen Y to thrive,” says Kevin C. Carlson, Brill Street + Company CEO.
To read about the companies on the Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago, please visit www.brillstreet.com/GenYTop50.