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ghSMART certified as a great place to work

CHICAGO, August 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GH Smart & Company, LLC, a leading leadership consulting firm, has been certified by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture. This was the first year that ghSMART participated in the Trust Index© employee survey, achieving Certified™ recognition on their first attempt.

Ninety-six percent of ghSMART employees think ghSMART is a great place to work, compared to 57% of typical American companies.

Founder and President, Dr. Geoff H. Smart shared his excitement, “Twenty-seven years ago, I decided to create a special kind of company where crazy talented, kind-hearted people could do meaningful work solving some of the toughest leadership challenges. important in the world while still having a balanced life outside of work.I think the feedback from our colleagues celebrates our success in building a company with a rewarding and flexible culture.

Ninety-nine percent of ghSMART employees surveyed agreed, “When I look at what we are accomplishing, I feel a sense of pride.” The same 99% agree: “People care about each other here.” And more than 90% feel “encouraged to balance their professional and personal life”.

President Jeff McLean reacted, “I am particularly proud to be recognized as a great place to work because the certification is entirely based on feedback from team members. It reflects the real-life experiences of our colleagues working at ghSMART. I work with incredibly talented colleagues who have a deep commitment to and to our clients. And it is a privilege to work with these clients, some of the world’s most influential leaders and investors, helping them to use their talents to drive the strategies of their organizations.

About ghSMART

A leading leadership consultancy, ghSMART was founded on the idea that leadership is the ultimate lever for change. Today, ghSMART is the trusted advisor to CEOs, Boards of Directors and major F500 private investors and non-profit organizations. ghSMART consultants are each responsible for helping their “high-end” clients achieve their business goals and personal aspirations, build the most effective teams, and align helpful organizations. With more than fifty consultants, the team’s unique blend of former strategy consultants from top strategy firms and professionals with doctorates in psychology exhibit a collective ability to connect business goals with human behavior. Their rigorous assessments serve as the foundation for all their work, which ranges from leadership selection and development, portfolio performance, board effectiveness and CEO succession.

Consultants choose ghSMART for the impact of their work, the connection with their influential clients and their exceptional colleagues. They stay for freedom and flexibility. Connect with ghSMART on LinkedIn.

About the Great Place to Work™ Certification

Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer of choice” recognition that companies aspire to. This is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. The Great Place to Work certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing exceptional employee experience. Each year, more than 10,000 companies in 60 countries apply for Great Place to Work certification.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they’ve surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used that deep insight to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform gives leaders the feedback, real-time reports, and insights they need to make data-driven decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work for everyone™.

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