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Edward Jones Ranks as the No. 1 Financial-services Firm by Workplace Review Site Great Rated!

February 20, 2015

Financial-services firm Edward Jones was ranked No. 1 on the People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services list by the workplace review web site, Great Rated!, according to Kelsie West in Mid Coast Community.

The ranking comes from an anonymous survey of Edward Jones associates and was administered by the workplace culture experts at Great Place to Work, which produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for list. In 2014, Edward Jones ranked No. 4 on the best companies list, where it has appeared for the last 15 years.

Edward Jones and the other 19 winning companies were selected based on the evaluations of more than 34,300 employees in the financial-services sector, excluding insurance companies. Those employees were surveyed using the Trust Index, Great Place to Work's employee assessment survey. The 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services ranking marks the fourth People's Picks list since the launch of Great Rated!, the site that gives job seekers the inside scoop on companies and their cultures.

"Organizational culture is one of the most important tools helping leading financial firms attract the talented professions needed to move their businesses forward," said Kim Peters, CEO of Great Rated! "Companies on the People's Picks list have earned a remarkable reputation among their employees because of a dedication to ethical management, effective communication and truly valuing their people. As a result, these professions help their organizations and their clients prosper."

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 14,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 4 on FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014, is headquartered in St. Louis. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones. The Edward Jones website is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.

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