Protiviti Named to Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List for Third Year

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Consulting firm is recognized for mentoring employees

MENLO PARK, CA, March 9, 2017 – Global consulting firm Protiviti ( has been recognized for the third consecutive year on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list ( The prestigious list honors companies for their workplace culture, including the level of trust employees feel towards leaders and the pride employees take in their jobs, as well as organization programs and practices.

Research conducted by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® suggests that companies earning a place on the 100 Best list excel in numerous areas of business including retaining talent and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than their peers.

“We’re proud to be a third-time honoree on the Fortune 100 Best list. Since our founding 15 years ago, creating an inclusive, respectful, high-performance culture has been one of our top strategies, and we’ve focused on building an organization that continually makes a positive impact on both our clients’ business and on our employees and their communities,” said Joseph Tarantino, Protiviti president and CEO. “We know that our people are the main factor in our success, and it’s their in-depth knowledge, desire to contribute and spirit of collaboration that enables our clients to feel confident in our ability to offer creative, insightful and expert solutions.”

In addition to being named to the 2017 list, Protiviti received special mention from Fortune for its Advisor Network program, where employees have three unique advisors from different levels of the company who sponsor their careers throughout their entire employment at Protiviti. A Peer Advisor acts as a source of information and insight into the firm on a day-to-day basis. The Career Advisor and Executive Advisor work with the employee from day one to set and achieve their career goals.

“At Protiviti, we understand that our work product is only as good as our people. Fortunately, our people are among the most talented in the consulting marketplace. Time and time again, we hear this sentiment from candidates, clients and colleagues around the world,” said Scott Redfearn, executive vice president of global human resources at Protiviti. “Our ability to attract and retain top-talent is driven by our commitment to our people, who embody and live our values. We greatly appreciate the role our people played in earning Protiviti this recognition from Fortune and Great Place to Work.”


People Living Protiviti

To “learn every day, be your best self and make an impact” is Protiviti’s call to action for potential employees looking to join the company. With its firm-wide focus on diversity and inclusion, Protiviti emphasizes the importance of diverse thought, backgrounds and experiences in shaping its teams and how they work on behalf of clients across the globe.

Protiviti employees are offered a wide array of personal and professional development opportunities, including a two-day, interactive on-boarding experience; opportunities for international positions; and a generous sabbatical program, providing 12 weeks off with partial salary so that employees can pursue life-long goals and dreams.


A Track Record of Recognition

In addition to being named for the third consecutive year to the Fortune 100 Best Companies list, Protiviti has also been ranked twice as one of the Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials® and twice as one of the Fortune Best Workplaces for Consulting and Professional Services®.

The full list of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For is available here.

“Congratulations to the 2017 100 Best,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These leading companies are at the vanguard of a new business frontier, where organizations know they have to develop the full human potential of all their employees. They are working to build Great Places to Work For All, which are better for business, better for people and better for the world.”

About The Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For®

To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, each year Fortune partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive employee survey, the Trust Index©, in corporate America. The ranking is based on feedback from more than 232,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ companies with more than 1,000 employees.

Winning a spot on the list indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a great place to work for employees – measured and ranked through analysis of the results of the Trust Index survey and a Culture Audit© questionnaire. The Culture Audit includes detailed questions about company benefits, programs and practices.

About Protiviti Inc.

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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