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SALT LAKE CITY, March 9, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CHG Healthcare has been named as one of the nation's 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine. This is the eighth straight year that CHG has made the list, which recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. This year, CHG ranks No. 20.
The company's commitment to its core value of Putting People First creates a culture where employees feel supported at all levels of the organization. Here's why employees say CHG is a great place to work:
1. The Company Is Inclusive
One of the biggest reasons employees like working at CHG is because of the people they work with. The company encourages its people to take care of each other, which results in a workplace where coworkers aren't just part of your team but are also like family.
2. Every Employee's Voice Matters
CHG's emphasis on open, transparent communication empowers employees to share ideas and opportunities for improvement with anyone in the company, including executive leaders. In addition, each year, CHG sends out an employee opinion survey and makes changes based on that feedback.
3. CHG Provides Support to Working Parents
Currently, 40 percent of CHG's employees are parents who are trying to achieve a healthy balance between their careers and time with their families. The company offers a variety of unique benefits to make it easier, including an onsite health center and fitness center as well as flexible schedules.
4. Employees Can Be Themselves at CHG
In addition to its casual dress code, the company has created an open and respectful atmosphere that encourages diverse ideas and thinking. Employees feel comfortable being themselves and respect the opinions of their coworkers.
5. Making a Difference Is a Company Priority
CHG provides opportunities for employees to give back through programs like company-paid volunteer time off (VTO), team volunteer events and its Employee Compassion Fund, which provides need-based grants to employees facing financial hardships. Last year, employees not only used more than 6,600 hours of VTO to serve in the community, but the company also raised more than $700,000 for charity during its annual Making a Difference Week.
6. CHG Believes in Developing the Whole Person
From new employees to company veterans, CHG's award-winning training programs offer a wide-range of learning and development opportunities to help employees remain competitive in their roles and enhance their personal growth.
CHG Healthcare has also ranked on Fortune's list of Best Workplaces for Parents, Millennials, Women and Giving Back and was recently named as a Best Staffing Firm to Work For by Staffing Industry Analysts.
Find out why CHG Healthcare was named a Top Workplace in Utah: bit.ly/topworkplacestuah
The company employs more than 2,500 people in eight offices across the country, including Utah, Florida, North Carolina, Connecticut, Michigan, and Oklahoma. Last year, CHG's healthcare staffing companies placed more than 12,000 medical providers across the country who served 25 million patients.
Learn more about CHG Healthcare's people-centric culture at www.chgpulse.com.
About CHG Healthcare Services
Founded in 1979, CHG Healthcare is a leader in healthcare staffing and the nation's largest provider of locum tenens services. Through its trusted brands — CompHealth, Weatherby Healthcare, RNnetwork, Foundation Medical Staffing and Global Medical Staffing — the company provides temporary and permanent placement of physicians, allied health professionals and nurses to healthcare facilities across America. CHG prides itself on having a values-driven culture that focuses on Putting People First. The company is known for its award-winning culture and benefits and has been named one of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" each of the past eight years. To learn more about CHG's workplace culture, visit www.chghealthcare.com.
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