ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- North Highland, a global management and technology consulting company, has been recognized as one of the world's best consulting firms to work for, based on a 2009 global survey conducted by Consulting Magazine.
North Highland ranked fourth on the magazine's list, marking the third consecutive year the company has appeared in the top five rankings of major consulting firms. Others in the top five are Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, and Booz Allen Hamilton.
"Being named as one of the best firms to work for is a big deal for firms like us," said Dan Reardon, North Highland founder and CEO. "We work hard on being a great place to work, and getting outside recognition is just a tremendous validation of all we do to maintain a different approach to running our business."
He added that North Highland differs from most large consulting firms because it is employee-owned, focuses on local markets, and guarantees its work. North Highland was founded in 1992.
Consulting Magazine anonymously surveyed thousands of employees at more than 200 companies, asking them to rate their firms in six categories: Job, Compensation and Benefits, Leadership, Career Development, Culture and Work/life Balance. North Highland ranked first in Leadership and third in both the Culture and Job categories.
"Placing first in Leadership and scoring such high ratings in Culture and Job evaluations is a credit to the openness we have with our employees," said Reardon. "I believe everyone works harder when they know the end goal. Our people take a great deal of pride in the work they do and in the real, measurable results we provide to our clients.
"Culture and leadership are tested in tough times, not when the industry is growing at 15 percent," said Reardon. "In today's economy, receiving such high ratings from our employees is truly rewarding."
About North Highland
North Highland is a global, employee-owned management and technology consulting company that delivers strategic and tactical business solutions to Fortune 1000 clients, government agencies and non-profits. Along with Highland Worldwide, its international company, North Highland has over 40 offices in the United States, Asia, Europe and Australia. For more information, please visit North Highland online at www.northhighland.com.
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