We're one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For!

Oakbrook Terrace, IL - We're proud to announce we have once again been named one of "Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For!®" At Salem, we're passionate about staffing, and we are honored to be named among the top 50 companies in the Chicagoland area! We truly believe that our amazing clients and talented assignment employees deserve to work with the best in the business.That's why we are committed to providing customized solutions that optimize people, processes, and technology to achieve the best possible outcomes in our rapidly transforming world.  

Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative business acumen and human resource practices can be bestowed this honor. Considering the ten to one ratio of this program, the winning companies are truly innovative in their employee engagement execution. 


“Those companies that made the list of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® as well as those companies that continue to make the list are truly remarkable. Given today’s need for talent, retention of talent, and the further issues related to the pandemic, these companies have proven they are superior to market conditions. They are elite thinkers and this honor demonstrates their commitment to excellence,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of NABR and The Best and Brightest Program.


The winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed several key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The categories applicants were scored on include: Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Creative Wellness and Wellbeing Solutions, Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment and Selection; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Work-Life Blend; Community Initiatives and Corporate Responsibility; and Leadership, Strategy and Company Performance. 


About The Salem Group

The Salem Group is a privately held, multi-divisional strategic staffing and workforce management company headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. With over 30 years’ experience in the staffing industry, The Salem Group is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) which provides world-class staff augmentation, strategic workforce solutions, web-enabled contingent workforce procurement and management applications to better manage service delivery and talent supply chains. For more information on how to get started with Salem, please contact us here.

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® has annual symposium and award galas presented in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco. For more info or to see the full list of 2023 winners, visit their website here