For Fourth Year, Consulting Magazine names Collaborative Solutions a “Best Firm to Work For”

Company ranks number two on the list of consulting profession’s top employers.

RESTON, VA – September 12, 2018 – Collaborative Solutions announced today that it has been recognized as the number two ‘Best Firm to Work For’ by Consulting® Magazine. Consulting® Magazine leads the popular Best Firms survey annually, with over three hundred of the industry’s top firms participating in 2018.

The overall ranking was based on responses from Collaborative Solutions consultants to six survey categories measuring specific aspects of employee satisfaction. Of the six categories, the company ranked number one in Firm Culture and Work/Life Balance, and in the top three for the remaining categories including, Compensation and Benefits, Client Engagement, Career Development, and Leadership. The overall number two ranking for Collaborative Solutions is an improvement from last year, when the company placed as the number four ‘Best Firm to Work For’ in 2017.

“Moving up to the second spot on Consulting Magazine’s “Best Firm to Work For” list this year is a huge achievement,” said Carroll Ross, Chief Executive Officer. “We are grateful to have the opportunity to celebrate Collaborative Solutions as a company, outside of our project and client accomplishments, which workplace awards like these allows us to do. We believe that happy consultants and happy customers are the true markers of success for any firm, so we couldn’t be more excited about this honor.”

Throughout Collaborative Solutions’ 15-year history, the company has prioritized employee satisfaction as high as customer satisfaction. With programs supporting work/life balance and clubs focused on building connections, as well as true care from executives to stand by their open-door policy, Collaborative Solutions is dedicated to maintaining their employee-centric company model.

“Having a top culture is something we take immense pride in and work hard to foster and grow,” said Bob Maller, President and Chief Culture Officer. “It is very important to us to maintain a family-like culture as our company continues to expand, so seeing firsthand that our consultants value this as well and are pleased with where we are at is very rewarding.”

With a 98% customer satisfaction rating and industry-leading net promoter score, it’s clear that Collaborative Solutions’ focus on career development and company culture has positively influenced customers. This latest recognition follows others Collaborative has received as a top workplace in 2018, including:

  • Best Workplace in Consulting & Professional Services, #5, Fortune, 2018
  • Fortune 100 Best Workplace for Millennial's, Fortune, 2018
  • Bay Area Top Workplace, #9, Bay Area News Group, 2018
  • Great Place to Work Certification, Great Place to Work, 2018
  • Best Places to Work For, #13 Florida, Best Companies Group, 2018
  • Winner's Circle, Workday Services, HfS Research, 2018

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About Collaborative Solutions

Collaborative Solutions is a leading global Finance and HR Transformation consultancy that leverages world-class cloud solutions to help deliver successful outcomes for its customers. As one of the longest-tenured consulting partners with Workday, Collaborative Solutions has a 98% customer satisfaction rate and has partnered with over 500 customers including global Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and education and government institutions.

Collaborative Solutions has deployed in over 125 countries and has experience with organizations ranging from 200 to 200,000 employees. Collaborative Solutions is based in the Washington, D.C., metro area with offices in Pleasanton, CA; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Tampa, FL; New York City, NY; Toronto, Ontario; Dublin, Ireland; London, England; Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; and Manila, Philippines.