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Navigant Recognized by Forbes among 2016 Best Midsize Employers

March 24, 2016 at 8:30 AM EDT

Independent survey of employees identifies the best large and midsize companies

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 24, 2016-- Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI), a specialized, global professional services firm, was named among the 2016 Best Midsize Employers in America by Forbes magazine.

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Forbes, in partnership with, conducted an online survey of more than 30,000 American workers spanning midsize and large U.S. companies, nonprofits and government agencies. The willingness to recommend one's own employer on a scale of 1-10 was given the most weight in the survey. Secondarily, employees were asked to mention good or bad employers in other sectors/industries other than their own. The list of 250 midsize companies is comprised of those with at least 100 mentions and 20 direct recommendations in the online survey.

“This is an exciting time in Navigant’s evolution. As a professional services firm, top talent is how firms remain relevant and add value to clients. I am confident in our ability to attract and retain the best talent across our core industries as we continue to innovate and evolve as a Firm. Our people give us the competitive edge - this accolade recognizes our employees’ exceptional talents and commitment to helping clients build, manage, and protect their value in the face of significant change and risk,” said Julie Howard, Navigant Chairman and CEO.

As part of Navigant’s evolution and strategic growth plan, the leadership team has emphasized programming to create transparency and acknowledge expectations for every job level in the Firm’s strategic growth plan. Through investments in professional development, recruiting focus in key growth industries, supporting an open exchange of ideas, encouraging an inclusive culture, and understanding the needs of colleagues and clients, Navigant has established its reputation as among “America’s Best Midsize Employers”:

  • In 2015, Navigant enhanced its professional development system to empower employees to design and develop learning experiences that inspire, challenge, and connect them to reach their goals and successfully serve internal and external clients.
  • The Firm’s latest employee engagement survey showed record engagement, driven by a focus on the apprenticeship of our employees. The survey also revealed that 90 percent of Navigant’s global workforce feels “personally motivated to contribute to the Firm’s success.”
  • In 2015, Navigant earned its seventh consecutive perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index.
  • Navigant received several placements on Vault’s 2015 survey, placing in the Top 20 for Best Consulting Firm for Healthcare, Energy, Economics, and the Public Sector.
  • Navigant has a loyal client following - 100 percent of the firm’s largest 100 clients in 2015 were repeat clients.
  • To date, Navigant employees have positively impacted 260,000 youth by better preparing them for college and the workforce as part of the Firm’s 1mx2020 philanthropy campaign.
  • Navigant offices across the globe champion local Diversity & Inclusion activities by sponsoring informational events with a focus on cultural education and valuing differences.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at

Source: Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Navigant Investor Relations
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