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Wiley Named Among Best Places to Work

Wiley Education Services Ranked 11th Among the "Best Places to Work in Illinois" 2019

Oak Brook, IL (May 21, 2019) – Wiley Education Services, a division of Wiley (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), has been named No. 11 among the 2019 Best Places to Work in Illinois. This is the eighth time that the company has been recognized with this award.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Illinois, as well as how they benefit the state. This year Wiley was one of 21 companies in the medium employer category (100-499 U.S. employees) to be honored.

Wiley Education Services is a leader in delivering technology-enabled solutions to higher education institutions, helping them meet the changing needs of learners and employers. Services include market research, marketing, enrollment and retention, program planning and course design. The office in Oak Brook, Illinois, is home to over 200 employees, who collaborate with faculty members and provide support to students. Each one contributes to a collaborative and respectful culture characterized by open communication, honest feedback and enduring relationships.

The Best Places to Work in Illinois awards program is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council and Best Companies Group.

To be considered for participation, companies had to:

  • Have at least 15 employees working in Illinois
  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
  • Be a publicly or privately held business
  • Have a facility in the state of Illinois
  • Be in business a minimum of one year

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Illinois. The first part involved evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience and was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Illinois and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

“Once again, we are honored to be named one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois,” said Matt Hillman, Co-President of Wiley Education Services and Learning House, a Wiley brand. “We put a lot of effort into maintaining a positive organizational culture, which supports our employees’ productivity and innovation, and helps us continue to attract talented professionals.”

Wiley was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Illinois awards ceremony coordinated by The Daily Herald Business Ledger on Thursday, May 9. The awards and rankings are posted on the Business Ledger website and will be published in a special commemorative section on June 24.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Illinois program, click here.

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About Wiley:

Wiley is a global leader in research and education. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, and our digital learning, assessment, certification and student-lifecycle services and solutions help universities, academic societies, businesses, governments and individuals to achieve their academic and professional goals. For more than 200 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders. The Company's website can be accessed at www.wiley.com.

About Wiley Education Services

Wiley Education Services, a division of Wiley, is a leading, global provider of technology-enabled education solutions to meet the evolving needs of institutions and learners. With the addition of Learning House, a Wiley Brand, we partner with more than 60 institutions across the US, Europe, and Australia, and support over 600 degree programs. Our best-in-class services and market insights are driven by our deep commitment and expertise—proven to elevate enrollment, retention, and completion rates. For more information visit edservicesstaging.edusites.net

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