Awards and Accolades

Awards & Accolades

We've been ranked among the best advocates for our clients and named one of the top companies to work for. Learn more about what distinguishes Edward Jones.

FORTUNE, 2017

Edward Jones Ranks No. 5 on the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For By Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine

 

Financial-services firm Edward Jones ranks No. 5 on the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list in its 18th appearance there, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Edward Jones' 18 Fortune rankings also include top 10 finishes for 14 years, top 5 rankings for seven years and consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003. Last year, the firm ranked No. 10 overall.

The prestigious ranking of the top companies in the U.S. is based on employee ratings of their workplace culture, including the level of trust they feel towards leaders, the pride they take in their jobs and the camaraderie they experience with their colleagues.

According to the Great Place to Work, this year's ranking companies continue to show that a high-trust culture fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.

"Our work matters, and we take pride in knowing that we make a significant, positive difference to our clients and to the communities where we live and work," said Edward Jones Managing Partner Jim Weddle. "As a growing firm, we are proud to have created a rewarding career destination that sets us apart within our industry. Congratulations and thank you to all 41,000 associates in our branches and in our headquarters. Every day they demonstrate our values and our culture in action."

Edward Jones also was ranked as a best workplace for women, millennials, Gen Xers, those approaching retirement, camaraderie and flexibility and for those in the financial services industry.

“Congratulations to the 2017 100 Best,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These leading companies are at the vanguard of a new business frontier, where organizations know they have to develop the full human potential of all their employees. They are working to build Great Places to Work For All, which are better for business, better for people and better for the world.”

About The Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For®

To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, each year Fortune partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America. The ranking is based on feedback from more than 232,000 employees at Great Place to Work–CertifiedTMcompanies with more than 1,000 employees.

Winning a spot on this list indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a great place to work for employees – measured and ranked through our analysis of the results of our Trust Index© survey and Culture Audit© questionnaire.

Through the Trust Index©, employees anonymously assess their workplace, including the honesty and quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees' personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of 5% or less. Companies' results on the Trust Index© survey are compared to peer organizations of like size and complexity. The Culture Audit© includes detailed questions about benefits, programs and practices.

The full FORTUNE list and related stories appear in the March, 9th issue of FORTUNE magazine and now at www.fortune.com/best-companies.

Important Information:

From FORTUNE Magazine, March 9, 2017 ©2017 Time Inc. Used under license. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P.

Aon Hewitt Best Employers in Canada, 2017

Edward Jones placed in the top 25% for employee engagement in the 2017 List of Best Employers in Canada published in Canadian Business Magazine, November 2016.

 

This is Edward Jones' 15th consecutive appearance in the annual List of Best Employers. Edward Jones ranked in the top 25% for employee engagement and was recognized for the training it provides new financial advisors and flexible work arrangements it offers employees so they can balance their work with their private lives.

Nearly 200 Canadian employers took part in the 2017 Best Employers survey that focused on employee engagement levels and work environment factors. Edward Jones ranked in the top 25% for employee engagement and was recognized for the training it provides new financial advisors and flexible work arrangements it offers employees so they can balance their work with their private lives.

J.D. Power & Associates, 2017

Edward Jones has been ranked "Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms," Five Years in a Row.

 

For the Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year, Edward Jones has ranked "Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms" across Canada, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM.

Edward Jones scored highest in a study that measures overall client satisfaction based on a number of performance factors. Edward Jones also ranked highest in several study factors, including:

  • Financial Advisor
  • Account Information
  • Investment Performance
  • Product Offerings

About J.D. Power

Headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., J.D. Power is a global marketing information services company providing performance improvement, social media and customer satisfaction insights and solutions. The company’s quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. For more information on car reviews and ratings, car insurance, health insurance, cell phone ratings, and more, please visit jdpower.com.

Edward Jones received the highest numerical score among full service brokerage firms in the proprietary J.D. Power 2013-2017 Canadian Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudiesSM 2017 study based on 4,903 total responses, includes 15 full service brokerage firms, and measures opinions of investors who use full-service investment institutions. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed May-June 2017.Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.

Investment Executive Brokerage Report Card, 2017

Edward Jones was rated No. 1 overall in Investment Executive's 2017 annual survey of advisors.

 

This is Edward Jones' 20th consecutive appearance in the annual survey of advisors. Since 1998, the firm has received 11 No. 1 ratings and five No. 2 ratings.

Edward Jones was the highest rated in 13 of 33 categories, including:

  • Compensation
  • Reward/Recognition program
  • Technology tools and advisor desktop
  • Client account statements
  • Ongoing training
  • Support for developing a financial plan
  • Support for developing an investment plan
  • Quality of product offering (tied with RBC DS)
  • Strategic focus
  • Effectiveness in keeping advisors informed
  • Corporate culture
  • Support for helping to deal with changes in the regulatory environment
  • Delivery on promises

Investment Executive surveyed 561 financial advisors at 12 Canadian brokerages to obtain the results for the report card.

For more information, go to Investment Executive's Brokerage Report Card.

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