PORTLAND, Ore.--(www.consumercellular.com), the number one rated cellphone service and exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has been selected as a Top Workplace by The Oregonian. The company was selected as the number one mid-size company in Oregon and SW Washington based on employees’ survey feedback covering topics such as work environment, company benefits and job satisfaction.)--Consumer Cellular (
“We are honored that our employees consider Consumer Cellular a great workplace that values their effort and supports their professional growth. Our dedicated employees are key to our success and everyone shares in this award.”
“Our culture of service and teamwork is unique in the telecommunications industry,” said John Marick, Consumer Cellular CEO. “We are honored that our employees consider Consumer Cellular a great workplace that values their effort and supports their professional growth. Our dedicated employees are key to our success and everyone shares in this award.”
The Oregonian’s first Top Workplaces list for the best places to work in Oregon and Southwest Washington was published in a special section on Sept. 16. Companies were chosen through online nominations, which were followed by comprehensive employee surveys. The top 60 scoring nominees made the Top Workplaces list.
In addition to being honored as a Top Workplace, Marick was rated highest for leadership in the mid-size company category.
The Oregonian partnered with research firm Workplace Dynamics to measure the organizational health of Portland area companies. In its sixth year, the Top Workplaces survey has partnered with the top 30 most prestigious publications in the country and surveyed over one million employees in 4,000 organizations. Data from Workplace Dynamics has shown that companies that are organizationally healthy are more successful than their competitors. On average, exceptionally healthy organizations have outperformed the S&P 500 index by 16 percent a year since it started in October 2008.
About Consumer Cellular
Consumer Cellular is a top-rated carrier that provides no contract cell phones and service plans to those 50+. Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service, Consumer Cellular is privately held with more than 600 employees. The Portland, Ore.-based company utilizes the nation's largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people - or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular’s cell phones and plans are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as Sears and RadioShack dealer franchise locations, as well as direct to consumers at www.consumercellular.com or 800-686-4460. The company has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 List for four years in a row. For cell phone tutorials, features, applications and company news, connect with Consumer Cellular on Facebook.com/consumercellular, Twitter.com/consumer_cell and YouTube.com/consumercellular.