#12 Performics

Performics, a global performance marketing company, is headquartered in Chicago and a place that many Generation Y workers have been able to start their careers. The company is part of the Publicis Groupe and is listed on Chicago Tribune’s 2011 “Top 100 Workplaces in Chicago.” It is only fitting that it show up on Brill Street + Company’s “2011 Top 50 Chicago Generation Y Employers.”

Gen Y professionals account for over 30% of Performics’ staff. Work within the company includes paid search, search engine optimization and conversion optimization (www.performics.com). Regardless of what young professionals are working on, everyone has the common goal of improving clients’ ROI. Generation Y workers at Performics can feel confident in their complex line of work because of the comprehensive training and development programs that new hires participate in upon gaining employment with the company.

The flexible office environment guarantees that employees aren’t overworked.

It’s not all strategy and number crunching at Performics; the flexible office environment guarantees that employees aren’t overworked. Just for fun, the Perfomics office hosts a number of onsite events for its employees each day. There are even in-office happy hours, complete with a beer cart. For those looking for a midday snack, the Peformics office has its very own popcorn machine for employees to use at their leisure. When the holidays roll around, Performics employees can enjoy holiday lunches held in the office. All of these onsite social events provide employees with opportunities to mix and mingle during work hours.

Upper management at Performics Chicago isn’t only concerned with the happiness of its staff; they also care about their constant development and growth. Employees can enjoy tuition reimbursement for their continuing education endeavors. Gen Y workers also receive support in their ventures to earn professional certificates, as Performics offers a financial support for those as well.

We can’t forget about the wellness and benefits of being a Generation Y worker with Performics. These young professionals can observe plenty of holidays with the company’s generous paid holidays and nine flex days. The company also offers unlimited sick and personal days. Employees will always feel that their hard work is appreciated thanks to Performics’ employee rewards program. 

Everything about Performics is flexible, from its office environment to its work schedules. Employees are provided with laptops and cell phones to encourage mobility and flexibility when getting daily tasks accomplished. It is for this reason, among many others, that Performics is such a Gen Y-friendly place to have a career.

Industry: 
Marketing & Advertising
Office Size: 
100 - 249 Employees
Location: 
111 E. Wacker, Suite 1500, Chicago
Fun Fact: 
Employees are allotted a chunk of paid hours each year to volunteer for an organization of their choice.
Why you want to work here: 
The training and development programs are second to none. There's a full development suite offering 10 training sessions/week for employees to hone skills.
Partial tuition reimbursement.
Financial planning, legal consulting, and adoption assistance are easily accessible.
Popcorn everyday at 3:00 p.m.!