Chicago101BBWin16_4cCHICAGO [June 10, 2016] – Nitel, a leading nationwide managed telecom service provider, announced today that for the sixth consecutive year, it has been by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) to their annual list of “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.”  Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance; and the best of the best small business, medium business and large business.

According to Nitel CEO Rick Stern, “This year we have augmented our staff in key customer facing roles to ensure a high level of service to our customers.  In a growing business like ours, keeping people engaged and motivated is critical to maintaining our success.”

“Profitability and stability are essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2016 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MBPA. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”