RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that it has been named one of the Forbes Best Employers for 2017 in the Banking and Financial Services sector. This marks the first time that Lincoln Financial has been named to the list, which spotlights the top 500 U.S. companies across 25 different industries.
“With the best talent in the industry, Lincoln Financial has 9,000 employees whose contributions have helped us achieve success and remain a market leader,” said Lisa Buckingham, chief human resources officer and head of Brand and Enterprise Communications. “We are very honored to receive this recognition. And, we remain deeply committed to providing our employees with a positive culture that not only values and supports them each and every day, but one that also invests in their long-term future.”
Lincoln Financial’s commitment to employees is further evidenced by its other recent awards like the 2016 “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” and a perfect score on the 2016 Disability Equality Index®. Additionally, the company’s most recent Employee Engagement Survey, conducted in September 2016, had an 88 percent response rate and included the following highlights:
- Seventy-nine percent of employees recommend Lincoln Financial as a great place to work versus 72 percent of the client industry benchmark.
- The perception that Lincoln Financial delivers great experiences to customers inside and outside of the company is strong among its employees.
- Employees have great pride in the company’s philanthropic and community efforts, feeling that they are encouraged to become involved in their communities. They are also proud of Lincoln Financial’s philanthropic efforts.
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About the Forbes America’s Best Employers List Methodology
The Forbes Best Employers list was chosen based on an independent survey conducted between September 9, 2016 and October 7, 2016. The sample included 30,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations. Employees were contacted anonymously through several online panels in order to ensure they openly shared their opinions. Their participation was voluntary. Willingness to recommend one’s own employer was considered to be the most important aspect of the survey. The final list of employers is categorized into 25 industry sectors.
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $236 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2017. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.