Great Place to Work recently conducted a survey and ranked the best companies for millennials. According to the survey, workplaces that support transparency, equity, purpose, and flexibility score the highest among millennials.
The survey listed the top 100 large sized companies and 100 small & medium sized companies across the US. The Houston area was well represented with 10 Houston based companies making the list.
Best Houston Companies for Millennials – Large Sized Companies
#12 David Weekley
Incepted in 1976, David Weekley Homes is one of the largest privately-held home builders in the US. Since its inception, the company has closed more than 100,000 homes. It is headquartered in Houston and operates across 19 cities in the US. The company’s employees appreciate its culture and approach that values its team members and their contribution. Additionally, they are happy that they are making a positive difference in people’s lives through this company.
#32 Camden Property Trust
Camden Property Trust is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust. It is a team of designers, managers, and maintainers of the best multifamily communities in the country. Camden loves recognizing achievements. It celebrates its employees’ achievements and rewards people who achieve and exceed their goals. Some of the ways through which the company does it include Community Awards and Leasing Excellence Awards.
As mentioned on Camden’s website, one of its community managers says, “Over the last four years, Camden has changed my life. In addition to providing me with opportunities to grow in my career and to be successful, they have given me so much more. Camden has given me friends, family, and a purpose beyond my job. They have given support and understanding.”
#37 Hilcorp Energy
Founded in 1989, Hilcorp is one of the largest privately-held exploration and production companies in the US. The company employs a massive workforce of around 3000 employees. According to Hilcorp’s website, its work culture is unique because it has engaged employees, one-of-a-kind employee benefits, open and honest communication, a management system that recognizes high performance, and leaders who set a clear and compelling direction.
#38 Cornerstone Home Lending
Cornerstone Home Lending is a full-service mortgage lender that has delivered the needs of thousands of highly satisfied clients. The company has grown leaps and bounds since 1988, and one of the most significant reasons for its exponential growth has been its employees. The company develops its people to the maximum potential and offers exciting benefits and compensation. It treats its employees as its family members.
Transwestern is privately held and offers a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions. The company was incepted in 1978 and delivers values across commercial real estate services, development, investment management, and opportunistic programs for high-net work investors. The company operates through 33 offices in the US. Some of the reasons that make the company a great place to work in Houston include employee benefits, diversity, equity, inclusion, excellent career pathing, extensive community support, etc.
#95 Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, better known as HPE, is a global information technology company. The company develops hardware components and provides software and related services to consumers and SMBs. HPE is popular in the employment world on account of the benefits and compensation. However, what equally makes the company a famous employer is its investment in people’s careers. It offers challenging opportunities that encourage innovations.
Best Houston Companies for Millennials – Small & Medium Sized Companies
ConTinueD is a leading provider of online continuing education. The company works toward providing an incredible learning experience that enhances the lives and careers of people that it serves. Continued offers quality, and cost-effective continuing education resources to a wide range of licensed and certified professionals.
Around 99 percent of the employees at the company say that it is a great place to work. It allows its employees to take off from work, whenever they feel necessary, provides training for professional development, trusts its employees, and provides the necessary resources to do a particular job.
#49 Venterra Realty
Venterra Realty identifies, develops, finances, acquires, and manages multifamily residential communities in the United States. The company has offices in Houston and Toronto and has over 600 employees.
According to Venterra’s website, its mission is to acquire, develop, and manage multifamily real estate assets that deliver superior cash flow and long-term appreciation for its investors while preserving capital.
The company treats its employees with respect and fairness, lets them have a voice, invests in their professional development, allows time to have fun and celebrate success, appreciates and recognizes contributions and accomplishments, and helps them maintain their competence.
#90 Republic State Mortgage
Republic State Mortgage offers custom home lending and refinancing options. The company was founded in 1994 in Houston, Texas, and is privately held. It operates with more than 30 offices in 13 states. Republic State Mortgage allows its employees to be themselves. According to the company’s website, it was named a 2018 Top Workplace.
#91 E.A.G. Services
E.A.G. Services offers full-scale consulting services in areas that range from acquisition strategy to software choices, implementation, and everything that falls in between. The company attributes its project outcomes to the people it hires and its deep functional and technical expertise. It acknowledges that it is its people that set it apart.
According to the CEO of Great Place to Work
“The Best Workplaces for Millennials treat their employees like people, not just employees,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These companies foster caring and respect for one another at every level of the organization. The result is millennial employees who say they look forward to coming to work and — as our research says — are 50 times more likely to stay a long time.”
About Great Place to Work
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