Chicago-based Vi Honored Among the Top 30 Best Places to Work in 2020, a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winner
CHICAGO–Vi, a leading national developer, owner and operator of high-end continuing care retirement communities, has been honored for the second year in a row with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2020.
Now in its 12th year, the Employees’ Choice Awards program is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites. Up from 53rd last year, Vi is ranked 26th out of 100 companies, which include globally recognized organizations like Google, Johnson & Johnson and Salesforce. Vi is the only senior living provider to make the list.
In addition to operating 10 continuing care retirement communities across some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the U.S., Vi has been able to retain, engage and advance their employees, contributing to high resident satisfaction. Vi offers a robust collection of employee benefits as well as award-winning training and development programs, including tuition reimbursement, a 24-hour online university, and free Rosetta Stone language training. The company prides itself on continually providing best-in-class training courses and educational opportunities for its workforce, understanding that employees who have greater job satisfaction are also providing better service and care for Vi’s residents.
“Receiving a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for the second year in a row is an honor we do not take for granted” said Randy Richardson, President of Vi. “Knowing that the team across our 10 communities and corporate office value the work we put into training, development and employee satisfaction inspires us to continue and expand our efforts as the company evolves.”
“In today’s tight labor market, job seekers are in the driver’s seat when it comes to deciding where to work, and they want to know the inner workings of a company before accepting a new job. To help people find the best jobs and the best companies, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards recognize employers at the top of their game,” said Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor Chief Economist. “For employers, we know that a satisfied and engaged workforce helps drive financial performance. Glassdoor Best Places to Work winners are strategically investing in company culture, career growth opportunities and more, which also serves as a major recruiting advantage.”
On Glassdoor, current and former employees voluntarily and anonymously share insights and opinions about their work environments by sharing a company review, designed to capture a genuine and authentic inside look at what a specific job may be like at a particular company. When sharing a company review on Glassdoor, employees are asked to rate their satisfaction with the company overall, and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation and benefits, culture and values, senior management and work/life balance. In addition, employees are asked to describe the best reasons to work at their companies as well as any downsides.
Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work were determined using company reviews shared by U.S.-based employees. To be considered for the large category, a company must have had at least 1,000 or more employees and have received at least 75 ratings across each of the eight workplace attributes from U.S.-based employees during the period of eligibility. The final list is compiled using Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, led by its Economic Research Team, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews.
With more than 30 years of experience as the owner and operator of residential communities for older adults, Vi continues to work toward providing quality environments, services and programs to enrich the lives of those they serve. In 2019, Vi was recognized by Great Place to Work and Fortune as one of the Best Workplaces for Aging Services.