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Funeral Directors Life Named One of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance

ABILENE, Texas – – As a business committed to the well-being of its clients and the employees who serve them, Funeral Directors Life has announced it has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by Great Place to Work and Fortune.

Funeral Directors Life ranked 35 on the list, according to a company-issed press release, which was based on surveys from more than 62,000 people working at leading financial firms. Employees at the winning organizations report high levels of trust in their management, as well as camaraderie and pride in what they do. An impressive average of 98 percent of employees at these companies say they enjoy a psychologically healthy workplace, with a similar share describing their organizations as friendly.

“Being named to this list is a great honor,” said Kris Seale, Funeral Directors Life President & CEO. “At Funeral Directors Life, we try to create an environment where employees feel honored, valued, and appreciated both personally and professionally. We offer employees many programs that support personal and professional growth and development, including book studies, volunteer opportunities, prayer group, DIG University, and our onsite clinic and fitness center. We want to support our employees in achieving their goals for personal, professional, and spiritual growth.”

Team members at the Best Workplaces also hold them in high regard for the ways they give back to the community and the level playing field they create for employees to advance. This contributes to stronger loyalty among co-workers, as well as more robust revenue growth compared to companies that didn’t make the list.

“Colleagues say their leaders at the Best Workplaces are consistent in their ethics and take an earnest interest in their teams’ feedback when making decisions. This reflects the high level of integrity customers expect from a business entrusted with their money,” said Great Place to Work Executive Vice President Kim Peters.

The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified organizations. To see the schedule for all Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists and more information on how to apply, visit Great Place to Work’s website.

Funeral Directors Life was also ranked as a Best Workplace in Texas for 2017 by Great Place to Work and Fortune.

Posted April 12, 2017


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