Journal of Commerce has once again named Edward Jones Investments to the number
one spot on the Best Places to Work in Alaska List for 2009. It's an honor the
company received both last year and in 2007.
Johnson, who opened the first Edward Jones office in Kodiak almost 12 years
ago, agrees that it's a great company to be associated with.
-- (Edward Jones 1 21 sec "I
like to come to work every day ... recognized for.")
(sigh-fer) started in Johnson's office, but now runs her own Edward Jones branch
here. She says the structure and procedures the company has in place are
attractive to her:
-- (Edward Jones 2 26 sec "A
couple different things ... working for Edward Jones.")
admits that the tough times on Wall Street and Main Street over the past year
have been a challenge, but it also provided an opportunity:
-- (Edward Jones 3 41 sec "Around
February and ... assistance is sometimes needed.")
was ranked number two nationally on Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies to
Work For in America."
The Alaska Journal
of Commerce ranking is determined by a confidential survey of employees from
companies around the state. Two other companies with branches in Kodiak also
made the list: Credit Union 1 placed second, and Alaska USA Federal Credit
Union was sixth.
hear Johnson every weekday on KMXT's Evening Report, where he provides the
Daily Market Report.