Want to Work in the Best Industry? Choose Real Estate

February 14, 2013

helpful real estate agentYesterday, we reported that many business schools were seeing a rise in applicants interested in pursuing a Chicago real estate career. It turns out these applicants are making a smart move, as real estate ranked as the number one industry to work in, according to the 2013 Top National Workplaces rankings by WorkplaceDynamics.

Better yet, several real estate companies made the top 150 companies to work for in the United States. Here’s a list of the companies:

  • Keller Williams Realty, ranked at 9
  • William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, ranked at 32
  • Shorewest REALTORS®, ranked at 35
  • Baird & Warner, ranked at 43
  • Prudential Fox & Roach REALTORS, ranked at 57

In order to compile the rankings, Workplace Dynamics sent surveys to more than 1,700,000 employees across the United States. Companies that ranked high on the list had a clear direction for the future, strong employee performance and maintained a solid connection between employees and the company through teamwork and appreciation.

Baird & Warner is based in Chicago, and is the city’s largest and oldest real estate brokerage firm. In addition to the ranking on the WorkplaceDynamics list, the company also ranked as a top place to work by the Chicago Tribune. Keller Williams also offers several Chicago area locations.

About The Author

Read All Stories By Mitch Levinson

Mitch Levinson is the author of “Internet Marketing: The Key to Increased New Home Sales” published by BuilderBooks. He is an Internet marketing expert with expertise in search engine optimization, website development, email marketing, social media and CRM consulting services. He is known for creating effective programs that can be tracked through analytics to prove effectiveness and ROI. Mitch is founder and president of MLC New Home Marketing and MLC FlatFee Realty, as well as managing partner of mRELEVANCE, LLC, a Marketing, Communication, Interactive agency with offices in Chicago and Atlanta. He currently leads the Chicago team. A Multi-Million Dollar Sales Producer who earned an MBA in Computer Information Systems and eCommerce, he brings a unique perspective and experience to the field of real estate communications. Mitch combines the two interests in order to help home builders and developers gain a competitive advantage through the Internet and technology. When he isn’t behind a computer, he enjoys participating in sports and coaching his kids’ teams. Mitch resides in Arlington Heights, Ill., a northwest suburb of Chicago, with his family, which includes two rambunctious labs. Visit my Google+ profile.

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