Melanie Milhouse and James Fifer (center) proudly accepting the “Best of the Best Elite” award on behalf of Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc.

Chicago — The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was again named Best & Brightest Company to Work for. This marks the 13th straight year that Milhouse has won this prestigious award. This year, Milhouse was also the Elite winner of the 2018 Best of the Best! at the annual “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” awards celebration held on July 27, 2018 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace. Elite winners are selected based on their overall high scores and then named an Elite winner in their highest performing category. Last year, Milhouse was awarded “Best of the Best” for diversity. The distinctive awards competition is presented annually by the National Association for Business Resources.

“It is with the highest regard that these Elite winners were chosen this year. We are proud to provide an opportunity for Chicago companies to showcase all they offer to their employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, president of National Association for Business Resources. “These select 13 companies acknowledge employees with competitive compensation and benefits; they place emphasis on communication, work-life balance, diversity, community initiatives, as well as other key factors.”