Edward Jones named one of the 2024 100 Best Companies to Work For®


Edward Jones has been named among the 2024 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® by Great Place To Work® and Fortune® magazine. The firm ranked No.31 on the celebrated 2024 Best list, up 31 places from 2023, establishing itself as one of the best places to work in the country.

Making the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list is highly competitive. Using its proprietary Trust IndexTM survey, Great Place To Work® measures key behaviors that drive trust in management, connection with colleagues and loyalty to the company. In the past year, Great Place To Work® received more than 500,000 responses from employees at companies eligible for the 2024 100 Best list.

“Our overarching goal for our colleagues is to be a career destination where everyone feels seen, valued, respected, and heard,” said Suzan McDaniel, the firm’s Chief Human Resources Officer.” It’s fundamental to how we live our purpose, which is to partner for positive impact to improve the lives of our clients and colleagues, and together, better our communities and society. We’re incredibly proud of this recognition from Fortune as we continue to invest in fostering a workplace and culture that makes Edward Jones a rewarding place to start, grow, and optimize your career and impact.”

Among the firm’s 2023 investment in its associates were a new self-service wellness platform within the Employee Assistance Program; financial education resources for associates and their families; and new flexible work models in the home office that give associates and their leaders a choice in determining the right work arrangement. This platform provided an upgraded learning experience to support the continuous development of associates; firm profit-sharing, a generous parental leave policy, and continuous learning with both required and optional courses and training.

Recently, Edward Jones released its sixth-annual Purpose, Inclusion and Citizenship Report, “Growing Our Impact.” The report describes the achievements of Edward Jones’ approximately 54,000 associates throughout North America through year-ended 2023. “Growing Our Impact” highlights how the firm brings its purpose to life through three Purpose Impact Areas that address some of today´s most pressing challenges, where the skills and passions of associates intersect with the three areas that the firm believes it can make the greatest impact: Partnering for Lasting Financial Strength, Promoting Healthier Futures and Advancing Inclusive Growth.

In 2023 and 2024, Edward Jones received several awards that recognize the firm’s commitment to its associates:

  • Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies (2024)
  • Training magazine’s APEX Awards (No. 14 in 2024)
  • Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials (No. 33 in 2023), for Women (No. 42 in 2023) and in Financial Services and Insurance (No. 16 in 2023)
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ+ workplace quality (100% in 2023)

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