J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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Why J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

Rallying as One J. J. Keller. Collaborative is the number-one quality J. J. Keller associates used to describe their experience of the company in a survey by The Muse – a company that helps the next gen workforce evaluate companies. As One J. J. Keller, associates have a multitude of ways to shape our culture and work, including cross-functional teams, Design Thinking and Design Sprints, an online forum for product ideation, an interactive intranet for two-way communication about company news, live Q&A sessions with our Executive Leadership Team, and specialized Teams channels to contribute to key initiatives at J. J. Keller.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

J. J. Keller is transparent with associates about the company’s strategies and plans. Multiple times per year, all associates are invited to live Q&A sessions with executive leaders, which always begin with our CFO presenting current financial results and our CEO discussing our strategic priorities. Real-time updates are also accessible on the company’s intranet, which is a hub for our associates’ experience of J. J. Keller. In other words, associates have a positive view of the future because they know what our plans are, how we’re doing and how they can contribute.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Listening intently to our associates. This includes annual anonymous surveys: the Great Place to Work® Trust Index® Survey and our own Wellness + Work Environment Survey. It also includes ad hoc surveys, like the recent Associate Connections & Experiences Survey, aimed at understanding how associates want to connect with one another in a workforce that is more than 80% remote. We listen through Quick Polls on our company intranet – one-question polls that allow associates to weigh in quickly and see poll results instantly. As mentioned elsewhere, we also host live Q&A sessions with our executive leaders.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

Encouraging learning, development and mentorship. At J. J. Keller, each associate can find development or mentoring options to fit their personal career goals. From a broad array of training – through the company’s LinkedIn Learning subscription or Microsoft Learning option, to live sessions on understanding financial statements or staying organized, to year-long programs such as our Emerging Leaders Program, Emerging Leaders Book Club, Frontline Leadership Program, formal Mentoring Program and Accelerated Leadership Development Series for experienced leaders – there is an option for any associate’s interests and aspirations. J. J. Keller also has a Tuition Reimbursement program.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

At J. J. Keller, our work centers on the values of safety and respect, which are all about the employee. J. J. Keller’s Corporate Purpose is to help employers “create safe, respectful workplaces, job sites and highways. So employees thrive. So they return home each day to the families who love them.” This purpose is incredibly inspiring to our associates, with 94% agreeing the statement provides meaning for their work. Creating safe, respectful workplaces starts within at J. J. Keller. Our internal Guiding Principles, Success Model Behaviors, policies and culture are intentional in creating a safe, respectful environment for our associates.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

Flexibility, a caring culture, a fair share of profits, and a commitment to being family-owned. Associates used the word “love” 50 times in comments about these programs and practices. They have flexibility in location, hours and days worked. They experience our culture as caring, with programs like the J. J. Keller Kares Emergency Fund, for times of unexpected hardship, and paid Difference Maker Hours, for volunteering in the community. Through quarterly Gain Sharing bonuses, as well as Profit Sharing and a matched 401(k), associates state they’re fairly rewarded for our shared success. Finally, associates value the company’s commitment to remaining family-owned.

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

Modeling the way. As CEO of a company that advises employers on how to create safe, respectful workplaces, Rustin Keller said, “I believe my personal ethics and character are foundational to achieving our purpose. I am responsible for modeling the way not only for J. J. Keller associates but also for our clients.” He has several methods in place to hold himself accountable, including annual anonymous surveys of associates and customers, live Q&A sessions with all associates, an open communication policy and participation in outside organizations for another lens with which to view our operations.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

Focused on allowing for personal pursuits and supporting wellness. In addition to flexible hours, days and location, J. J. Keller introduced a Floating Holiday, so our diverse associates can recognize a day that’s meaningful to them. Difference Maker Hours can be used to volunteer at nonprofits. Veterans receive a paid day off every Veterans Day. And our LIFE Wellness Program includes an onsite clinic offering free care and prescriptions; subsidized pricing in our LIFE Café; free virtual healthcare when needed; an expansive fitness center, studio and locker rooms; a walking trail on campus; and a free fitness app.

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About the Company

Since we began as a family-owned company in 1953, our purpose at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has been to protect people and the businesses they run. Today, serving 500,000+ companies across North America, our associates are proud to make a larger impact than ever. Transportation, construction, industrial/utility, education and healthcare organizations of all sizes rely on our expert insights to create safe work environments and simplify complex government regulations. They trust our diversified portfolio of solutions – cloud-based management tools, consulting, professional services, training, forms, PPE and safety supplies – to safeguard workers, reduce risk and build operational confidence.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

3003 Breezewood Lane, PO Box 368, Neenah, WI 54957-0368

Company Headquarters

Industry:

Safety & Compliance Solutions

Company Headquarters

Company CEO's name:

Rustin Keller

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Number of employees:

1001 - 10000