15 companies with great management in the U.S.

Susanna Kahr

We all know what it’s like to start a new job only to find it really quickly that the management is awful! But what about when it all goes right? One thing’s for sure, our experiences with management are really important when it comes to feeling happy and secure in our jobs. So we think that when it’s done right it’s worth shouting about. As one of the largest employer rating platforms, we’ve found 15 companies with great management in the U.S. as rated by real employees! Check them out!

1. 24th Street Healthcare Associates LLC 

24th Street Healthcare Associates LLC, now called the Desert Terrace Healthcare Center, is a healthcare center based in Phoenix, AZ, on, you’ve guessed it, 24th Street. This healthcare employer ranks number one on our list because it has been awarded a support from management score of 4.64 here at kununu! Add to that a great kununu score of 4.53 and a recommendation rate of 97% and it’s clear that this company is doing a lot of things right when it comes to supporting its employees. According to one employee who works at this 108 bed healthcare center “it’s been great and demanding working in my company because I have achieved a lot.” Another employee says “my experience at the work place is awesome since there is everything you need” and another says it’s been an “amazing experience due to good working environment and employee motivation.” So, if you’re a healthcare professional in Phoenix looking for a supportive place to work, this is it! 

 

2. Rapid Response Monitoring Services, Inc. 

Rapid Response Monitoring Services, Inc. is a New York security monitoring company which offers monitoring services nationwide and internationally. This security company ranks number 2 on this list as its employees have given it a support from management score of 4.53! It also has an overall kununu score of 4.62 AND a great gender equality score of 4.70 on our site! What’s more, employees have told us in their own words that they’ve been offered “amazing opportunities” by this “excellent employer” and have enjoyed working here because it’s a “fun place to work with lots of opportunity for growth.” 

3. 300 Broadway Healthcare, LLC 

300 Broadway Healthcare, LLC, now known as the New Vista Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, is based in Newark, NJ. New Vista takes care of elderly or sick residents be it through helping them to regain mobility or conquer pain and the healthcare center’s skilled interdisciplinary team, consists of doctors, nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists, dieticians, social workers and recreation personnel. 300 Broadway Healthcare, LLC ranks number 3 in this list because its employees have awarded it a support from management score of 4.41! It’s easy to see why it has such a high score when employees praise the ““great working conditions and relationships” and say that they “really love my place of work” and say that they “have had the best employers I will ever get!” High praise indeed! 

4. Ultimate Software 

Ultimate Software is an HCM (Human Capital Management) software provider that delivers unified, end-to-end HCM cloud solutions for everything from HR, to payroll, to benefits, to time and attendance, to recruitment, to talent management. Ultimate Software is committed to putting “people first” which really shows when you consider that it is one of FORTUNE’s Best Companies to Work For, Best Workplaces for Women, and Great Workplaces for Millennials! What’s more, here on kununu, the software company has been awarded a support from management score of 4.38, which earns it a well-deserved place on this list. This score comes from the fact that employees say that “Ultimate Software is a great place to work” and that “it’s an ultimate dream working at Ultimate Software!” One employee even goes so far as saying, “my workplace is excellent, good environment, modern facilities, good salary, and promotes good values to all.” Sounds great, right?! 

5. Defenders 

Defenders is a leading home security firm, based in Indianapolis, which works around the clock to protect around 1.5 million American homes! This security firm ranks number 5 in our list because it has a support from management score of 4.37 and it even has a 96% recommendation rate here on kununu. What’s more, the company culture at Defenders has been praised asabundant with positive morals, values and ethics,” and employees back this up by saying that it’s a “great place to be” and a “place you can start a career!” So, if you’re enthusiastic about home security and are looking for a supportive employer, Defenders is the place for you! 

6. Primerica

Next up on our list is Georgian life insurance provider — Primerica. They rank number 6 on this list because they have a support from management score of 4.28. This leading distributor of financial products to middle income households, is led by a management team that isfamous for its diversity” and employees tell us that they’ve “had a great time due to how positive the environment was,” and that the “company has been pleasant because more than anything they are very truthful and honest with you as an employee.” 

7. San Antonio Shoemakers (SAS) 

San Antonio Shoemakers is an American shoe manufacturer that was founded in 1976 in, you’ve guessed it, San Antonio, Texas! This Texan shoe manufacturer is committed to creating the most comfortable men’s and women’s shoes in the world. Whatever you think of the shoes, there’s one thing that can’t be faulted and that’s San Antonio Shoemakers’ commitment to its employees which has earned this employer a support from management score of 4.18 and landed the shoemakers on this list. Employees tell us that this is a “great company to work for” and that they “love this company.” If you’ve got a passion for shoes, get an application in to San Antonio Shoemakers

8. In-N-Out Burger 

Who doesn’t love In-N-Out Burger? This regional chain of fast food restaurants, which has locations primarily in the Southwest and the Pacific coast, is one of the few fast food chains in the United States to pay its employees more than state and federally mandated minimum wage guidelines! We’re sure that that alone makes the burgers at least twice as delicious. What’s more, In-N-Out Burger really supports its employees too, as evidenced by its support from management score of 4.18! Here at kununu, one employee told us, “I love working for my company, they are a family owned company and we all feel like family and get treated very well.” Another employee says that In-N-Out Burger “is a good company to work for, it pays really good and they treat all employees well” and another says “I loved my co-workers.” It really seems that the burgers here are served with a generous side order of employee satisfaction! 

9. Google 

Of course we all know about the tech giant that is Google. From Google Maps, to Google Drive, to Google search, there aren’t many areas of our lives that we don’t have a Google product for. In fact, Google is so big that it’s considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook. But, what’s it like to work here? Well, we’re happy to report that despite its size, Google has been awarded a support from management score of 4.13 here on kununu! What’s more, employees have a lot of really great things to say about working here including that “Google is an amazing company that looks to improve the skills and experience of their employees,” “people are always supporting one another” and “this company has been fabulous and I appreciate everything that they’ve done for all their employees and staff here.” 

10. Discover Financial Services 

Discover Financial Services is a financial services company that owns and operates Discover Bank. Discover Financial Services offers checking and savings accounts, personal loans, home equity loans, student loans and credit cards. Aside from financial services, this company also offers its employees a lot of support from management and has a score of 4.13 for this on kununu! Employees have told us that this is a “very positive and great place to work” “the people are very friendly and everyone cares about one another” and that Discover Financial Services offers “good benefits and decent pay!” 

11. Massachusetts General Hospital 

Massachusetts General Hospital is the original and largest training hospital belonging to Harvard Medical School. It’s one of our top ten healthcare employers to work for and is consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report. What’s more, with a 94% recommendation rate and support from management score of 4.11, it’s easy to see that employees love working here! Here are some of the reasons employees gave us about why they love it here, “the company itself is great. It does a great job retaining its employees and trying hard to make the workplace positive,” and it’s a “very wonderful and professional place to work.” Want to find out more about working here? We’ve got some more details for you, here

12. Facebook 

We all know about this social media giant! The world’s largest social networking platform – Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Today it’s headquarters are based in Silicon Valley, California. Whatever you think of the platform, it’s really encouraging to see that Facebook employees have awarded Mark Zuckerberg and co a score of 4.1 when it comes to support from management. Employees say, “I’ve actually greatly enjoyed working here, my boss is very understanding, and I work with an excellent team,” and that Facebook has a good work environment, understanding managers, and very good benefits” which leads to “many positive experiences.” If you’re looking for a new role in social media, check out these open positions with Facebook.

13. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 

From social media to children’s hospitals, next up on our list is Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center! This 700-bed pediatric hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio is ranked third among all Honor Roll hospitals in the 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals. But what about behind the scenes? Well, if you’re a pediatric physician or nurse, then you’ll be happy to hear that the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has received a support from management score of 4.1! Staff here say that it’s a “very open environment where you can trust everyone and go to anyone for help”, that it’s “an amazing place to work” and that they have had a “great experience with managers, directors and employees.” 

14. Keller Williams 

If you work in real estate, chances are you’ve already heard of Keller Williams. If not, then it’s worth putting on your list as Keller Williams is the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, and has more than 1,000 offices and 180,000 associates! Yet, despite its size, employees have given Keller Williams a support from management score of 4.09 and have lots of great things to say about working here! One employee tells us this company is amazing to work for,” another tells us that this is an “incredible company with wonderful staff” and another say that “Keller Williams has been amazing to me in the sense that I have grown as a person.” So, if you’re a real estate agent, you should consider applying for a job here

15. Parkview Health 

Last but not least, we have Parkview Health! This not-for-profit, community-based health system serves northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio and is the region’s largest employer! This healthcare employer also does a great job of looking after its employees as it was named one of America’s Top Employers by Forbes in 2018, and kununu users have awarded the company a support from management score of 4.08! One employee says that “in my opinion it’s the best healthcare provider network with a true family atmosphere”, another says “I feel like this company tries to make sure they are being fair to their employees” and another says it’s “a great place to work we are all treated as equals and well taken care of.” If you’re looking for a new healthcare job in Ohio, Parkview Health is a great choice, just check out their open jobs, here

 

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The survey was conducted on the 09/29/2019. To take part, the company must have at least 70 reviews on kununu and one new review in the last six months.