Optimus Award Winner | Advanced Group

Workforce Magazine Recognizes Advanced Group as 2017 Optimas Award Winner

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 31, 2017 – Advanced Group has won the Gold Award in the Corporate Citizenship category for the 2017 Optimas Awards by Workforce magazine, a Human Capital Media publication. The awards program recognizes companies achieving successful measurable business outcomes through visionary and impactful human resources initiatives.

Advanced Group, a diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, was honored for its Community Works initiative. Through the four-year program, Advanced Group has provided monetary donations to nonprofit and volunteer organizations, additional PTO for employees to encourage community outreach, and donations to the future workforce, including people with disabilities, veterans, and global health care innovation.

“Making a difference has been important at Advanced since I started the company almost 30 years ago,” said Leo Sheridan, CEO. “Not only do we have a highly engaged workforce, we have an incredible amount of employees who want to give back to the communities we work in. We’re pleased to offer a variety of initiatives that support a strong culture of corporate social responsibility.”

Optimas Award winners were announced on a special edition of the Workforce video series, “5 Minutes of Management,” and Advanced Group will be profiled in the November/December issue of Workforce magazine.

For more information on the program, visit www.workforce.com/optimas.

About Workforce Magazine

Workforce is a multimedia publication that covers the intersection of people management and business strategy. Our content helps HR professionals approach their jobs from a more strategic, big-picture, business-results perspective.

About Advanced Group

The Advanced Group provides expertise in talent acquisition and management, consulting, outsourcing, and professional services. Founded in 1988, our businesses include Advanced Clinical, Advanced Resources, Advanced RPO, and the WunderLand Group. Awards we have won include Best of Staffing®, Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces, Best Places to Work in Illinois, and inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list. To learn more, visit advancedgroup.com.



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