Schaumburg, Ill. (May 28, 2015) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, has been named one of the best places to work for Millennial employees inAmerica. The list comes on the heels of news that Millennials are now the largest workforce in America and is the first of its kind to identify companies that excel at recruiting, developing and retaining top millennial performers.

To find the best places to work for Millennials, The Center for Generational Kinetics partnered with the workplace excellence research firm Best Companies Group, who manages over 50 “Best Places to Work” programs around the globe. BCG analyzed data from the over 4,000 U.S. organizations that participated in BCG’s various award programs. BCG included policy and benefit offerings from the employer questionnaires, as well as the employee engagement data from the over 500,000 employee surveys conducted in the last 12 months.

“If you’re a Millennial seeking a rewarding career or an employer who’s managing or recruiting Millennials, the Best Places to Work for Millennials is your resource,” said bestselling Millennials author and expert Jason Dorsey of The Center for Generational Kinetics. “These are the companies that excel in creating a fulfilling work experience with what’s now the largest workforce segment in the U.S.”

The growth of this segment is also in-tune with the double-digit organic growth of Assurance – which includes a new Chicago office and expanded partnership with the Chicago Cubs. The company’s award-winning employee benefits strategy and culture have been recognized over 75 times by various publications including The Chicago Tribune, Fortune and Business Insurance magazine.

Some of the perks that Millennials enjoy most at Assurance include:

  • Flex Schedules
  • Birthdays Off
  • Paid Day Off to Volunteer
  • Learning Lunches and Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Onsite Fitness Classes
  • Assurance 5K and Olympics
  • 25 cent sodas

And who can forget the complimentary fruit and Starbucks coffee all day, every day.

“We’re incredibly thankful for being selected as a Best Place to Work for Millennials,” said Jackie Gould, senior vice president, human resources. “Our growing Millennial population keeps us on our toes and consistently projecting new benefit trends not just for ourselves, but for our clients as well.”

About Assurance: Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country. The company is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL with centralized office locations in Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Visit Assurance at www.assuranceagency.com.

About The Center for Generational Kinetics: The Center for Generational Kinetics is the global leader in teaching companies to better employ and sell to Millennials. The Center leads original research that uncovers new Millennial and generational trends in the workplace and marketplace. The Center solves Millennial challenges through research, speaking and consulting. The Center’s clients range from industry leaders such as Mercedes-Benz and Four Seasons Hotels to venture-backed technology startups. The Center works with over 120 clients per year. Learn more about The Center and its mission to bridge generations at www.GenHQ.com.

About the Best Companies Group:  Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.