Colorado Biz names Edward Jones ‘Best Place to Work in Colorado’
The investment company Edward Jones, which has seven offices in the area, has been named the “Best Place to Work in Colorado” among large companies by Colorado Biz magazine. The ranking was based on an employer inventory of practices and an anonymous survey of employees.Edward Jones was recognized for its professional development programs, flex-time policies, its mentoring program and employee partnership structure.”Many of us think we’re working for the best company in the world,’ said investment representative Hollis Kelley Jr., who heads one of the Glenwood Springs offices. In this area, Edward Jones has offices in Carbondale, Rifle, Aspen, Edwards and Eagle.For Kelley, Edward Jones stands out for the opportunity it gives to employees to become partners in the company.”Employees put down their own money and own a piece of the company,” he said. “It kind of gives you a stake. If you can affect your own little corner you can affect the whole company.”Employees also share in the company’s profits.The company was also recently named as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” by Fortune magazine.Edward Jones offers investment advice and financial services for investors.”We take care of $100 million in Garfield County” and serve 400 families, Kelley said.Recently the company was also was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Powers and Assoc. in its 2006 full service investor satisfaction study for its strong customer service and product offerings.”Our clients see that we do our best for them,” Kelley said.Contact Donna Gray: 945-8515, ext. email@example.com
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