Formally known as Prudential Select Properties, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties has just recently been recognized as one of the top workplaces in St. Louis according to the Post-Dispatch.
The company was ranked number one in leadership for scoring highest in the particular category known as “my manager helps me learn and grow, makes it easier to do my job well, and cares about my concerns.” As well, the corporation ranked number three among the largest employers in the region.
This announcement was recently published in the Sunday edition of the Post-Dispatch on June 29. The outcome of this contest is solely based on employee surveys that were conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, a research firm that is one of the leaders in employee engagement and organizational health.
“We are very honored to have been awarded and named as one of the top workplaces in St. Louis for 2014,” said the CEO and President of the company, Maryann Vitale Alles. “Our employees and agents are the heart of our company, so it is essential that we as a company ensure that they are satisfied, feel heard and are given the resources they need. We are so proud of them and are grateful to have a fantastic team working here at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties.”
This firm, specializing in residential real estate, has more than 525 agents and 10 offices. During the survey, employees mentioned that the entrepreneurial culture and flexibility of the company are major benefits to working for them.
“I can take care of my contracting business as well as work on real estate,” said one employee.
“Entrepreneurs can thrive here,” an agent said.
The agency known as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties also achieved very high marks from their employees because they are active in the community and also host fun activities and events all throughout the year. The activities include kickball games, chili cook offs and anything else that you can think of in between.
“When we do company awards and events, everyone in the entire company is invited,” said Maryann Vitale Alles. “These events help build our company’s team spirit, which goes a long way and reflects on how we serve our customers.”
Opened in 2002, this company mainly specializes in St. Louis, Lincoln County, St. Charles, St. Louis County, and Jefferson County real estate, and is a major part of the biggest relocation and referral global networks.
As well, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties was also named the 16th largest female owned business in the greater St. Louis area.