ABILENE, TX –Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Funeral Directors Life as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance. The ranking considered input from more than 76,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. Funeral Directors Life took the fifth spot on the national list for small & medium companies.
“We are truly honored to be named to this national list for the second year running,” said Kris Seale, Funeral Directors Life President & CEO. “As a leadership team, we focus on creating a fun and productive work environment where employees can develop personally, professionally, and spiritually. As a company, we get to help people every day and make a difference in their lives, and that gives us a sense of purpose and meaning. We love what we do.”
The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance stand out for thriving in a competitive marketplace. Funeral Directors Life excelled in several categories surveyed. In fact, 100% of employees surveyed agreed that they feel good about the ways we contribute to the community, that we have special and unique benefits, and that our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
“Great Place to Work is proud to have these Best Workplaces show that maximizing human potential creates a great workplace and drives business performance,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Funeral Directors Life set the bar for other Financial Services and Insurance companies, proving that if you invest in your people they will invest in you.”
The Best Workplaces in the Financial Services & Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Funeral Directors Life also was recently recognized on the 2018 Best Workplaces in Texas list for small and medium companies, ranked sixth.
About Funeral Directors Life
Funeral Directors Life is a life insurance company which specializes in the sale of prepaid funeral insurance policies and annuities. Our mission is “To be known as the best, most-respected provider of service to the funeral industry.” In every situation we encounter as employees and as a company, we ask ourselves, “Is this the best, most-respected thing to do?” Funeral Directors Life is committed to serving our clients, policyholders, and employees as the leading provider of service to the funeral profession. For more information about Funeral Directors Life, visit us online at www.funeraldirectorslife.com.
About The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 76,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in Financial Services & Insurance. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.