Wegmans and Publix Top Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials
- by Kayla Webb
OAKLAND, CA - Wegmans and Publix once again represented the best of the produce industry on a prestigious Fortune’s Best list. This time around, the two made it into the top 50 on Fortune and Great Place to Work®’s ranking of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, with Wegmans taking spot #16 and Publix nabbing #34.
“Millennials today face a unique set of challenges both in and out of the workplace, ranging from cumbersome student loans to a lack of trust in their management,” Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, said in a press release. “The Best Workplaces on this list have created a greater sense of fairness, collaboration, and professional development for millennials. These positive experiences empower them to bring their full potential to the workplace and the world.”
On lists past, Wegmans has ranked #3 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, with Publix and Nugget not far behind—a phenomenon that has been occurring over the last couple of years.
“I’ve always been able to try and learn new things in my time working here,” a Wegmans employee said. “I’ve had opportunities in many different departments and get to work in areas that interest me. I feel like my voice is heard and my ideas are always put into consideration.”
A Publix employee added, “Publix is very accommodating to their associates. Whether it’s a school schedule, family vacations, hardship, etc. Publix and its management team will always do whatever they can to help if it is needed. Publix truly does care for their associates.”
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Congratulations to Wegmans and Publix on another great showing!