StratEx Awarded National 2015 "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®"

National Association for Business Resources Recognizes Human Resources Software Firm with National Best and Brightest® Award

StratEx, a Chicago-based provider of human resources software and service, has been honored as one of the “National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).

Earlier this year, StratEx was recognized by NABR as one of the “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago.”

“It was an honor to be recognized as a best place to work in the Chicago market, and now to be awarded nationally is a great accomplishment,” said Adam Ochstein, Founder and CEO of StratEx. “When I founded StratEx, I wanted to create a place people wanted to be a part of, and this award is a testament to achieving that.”

With over 20 years of experience conducting Best and Brightest Company competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) have identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

"We understand the importance that software plays in enhancing the lives of our customers,” said Sami Abualsamid, President of StratEx. “Our team embodies the right cultural attributes that helps set us apart."

The 2015 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.

“Nationally recognized award recipients keep innovative human resource initiatives at the forefront of their company culture and make it a priority to consider their workforce as an essential aspect in their company success,” said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. “Our Association is proud to recognize and honor these winning companies for this impressive achievement.”


About StratEx

Founded in 2003, StratEx is a provider of human resources software and service, helping companies manage the entire employee lifecycle all online, through its proprietary software, eStratEx. From filing resumes and applications, to hiring and onboarding, to time-off requests and payroll processing, to termination, resignation or exit interviews, StratEx helps companies manage the processes so businesses can focus on employee relations StratEx has offices in Chicago, Orlando and NYC.

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.  There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country.