Every year, BestCompaniesAZ.com and Arizona Business Magazine lists some of Arizona's Most Admired Companies. This award is based employee, customer and community opinions.
Those companies that employ at least 10 employees in the metro Phoenix area (Maricopa and Pinal counties) are invited each year to apply for consideration, but the employees of the company are the ones who provide the data that determines the winners.
Employees at these businesses enjoy open, communicative corporate cultures, respect, and care. This annual program, which began in 2003, is a highly sought-after designation.
The following is a small sampling of the winners from 2010.
Best Places to Work in Phoenix
American Express is a great place to work! They have been recognized locally as "One of the Top Companies To Work For" and nationally by organizations such as the "Great Place to Work Institute", Fortune, and Working Mother's magazine. In Arizona, American Express has more than 7,000 employees who work in a variety of business areas from credit card operations to travel to tax and business services.
The Phoenix office of CB Richard Ellis has been a dominant player in the commercial real estate market for 55 years and is the largest full-service national brokerage firm in the area, bringing together strong ties and involvement in the local community and the resources of the world's largest real estate services firm. At CB Richard Ellis, it's all about thinking exponentially.
Founded in 2006, Fed Ex Customer Information Services is a subsidiary of Fed Ex Corporate Services, Inc. Its mission is to align customer contact centers, worldwide revenue operations, claims, trace and package engineering within Fed Ex's professional services company.
At Goodwill of Central Arizona, their commitment is simple: We Put People to Work. Goodwill is one of the oldest and largest non-profit agencies in Arizona. At Goodwill they create hope, jobs and futures for their clients and employees.
National Bank of Arizona is a great place to work, providing their employees with clear objectives, ongoing coaching, innovative technology, continuous learning and plenty of opportunity to leave their mark.
Phoenix Children's Hospital is Arizona's only hospital dedicated to children and one of the 10 largest children's hospitals in the nation. Phoenix Children's is a growing, thriving organization where opportunities for personal development and promotion of their employees will continue in years to come as they undergo an expansion that will span the next 20 years.