'I love my job because ...'
Published 9:30 pm, Thursday, November 7, 2013
Responses to: "I love my job because ..."
"The perfect blend of culture and challenge. Going to work and going home are equally looked forward to."
Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
"Anadarko encourages continuous development and contribution from all employees."
APQC American Productivity & Quality Center
"The people at this company are a pleasure to work with and make it enjoyable to come to work."
Associated Credit Union of Texas
"ACU teaches you a lot more than a regular teller job would. Therefore, you have more experience in all fields."
Benchmark Hospitality International
"I have never worked for a company that feels like working with my family. In the good sense. :-)We all work hard and are recognized for doing so."
Berkeley Eye Center
"I get to interface with all team members and aspects of the care given to our patients. Also, I believe that the right hand always knows what the left hand is doing!"
Binkley & Barfield
"My co-workers, management team and owners are social, knowledgeable and caring."
"My job is challenging but rewarding, and my co-workers are awesome."
I am learning all the time, from the best people in the oil industry."
Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates
"Because I know I could not be at a better place."
Century A/C Supply
"They let me do my job; we are not micromanaged."
"I have the freedom to think outside the box and have all thoughts considered."
Clear Creek Independent School District
"It is rewarding. I get to spend my day with children."
"I am a part of changing people's lives for the better."
"It's a great environment, good people with a shared value system and one of the best platforms in the industry."
Congregation Beth Israel
"My values and the values of Beth Israel are in synch. The people who work with me believe in our mission so our work, together, is fun and effective."
Cornerstone Home Lending
"The people at Cornerstone from the top down are positive, caring, friendly, helpful and truly a 'family' yet professional atmosphere. It is a joy coming to work each day!"
Corrosion Resistant Alloys
Courthousedirect.com / Integrity Title Co.
"I like to help out customers."
Custom Air Products & Services
"I am able to use my skills and knowledge as well as push myself in areas that I am unsure of myself."
"Cyberonics is on a mission to help people w/epilepsy and depression."
"Management has high integrity, cares about its people and is a respected company in its industry."
"I am allowed to grow and show my potential."
"I enjoy working with great people."
"I am encouraged to be the best I can be, and I get plenty of help to achieve that."
Edward Jones Investments
"I have the freedom to make my own schedule and make as much money as I desire."
Enbridge Energy Partners
"I can trust senior management to do the right thing."
"I get to make a difference and because it is challenging."
"Energy XXI is a rare company that cares deeply about its employees, the environment, the community and its investors."
"Management allows me to manage without a lot of oversight. It feels good to work here."
"Daily challenges are presented. Very talented workforce. Excellent leadership. Everyone is treated with respect."
ESCAPE Family Resource Center
"I love helping others in need. I also feel that I am a good role model to the families that we serve."
"We are encouraged to innovate and improve. Never rest on our laurels. This attitude keeps me fresh and motivated."
First Service Credit Union
"It is a great place to work. It is one big family here."
"It is never boring, and I have flexible working hours."
Freese and Nichols
"The people and the way they treat everyone as an important part of the company regardless of your position."
Gallagher Benefit Services
"Gallagher puts me in a position to exceed client expectations."
Geriatric Associates of America
"Family comes first. Everyone gets along."
Gillman Automotive Group
"I'm paid well, and I just love the job I do."
"I have a boss that teaches me, and I have learned so much from him. He also wants us to succeed and pushes us to succeed."
H&M Mechanical Constructors
"I have the freedom to express my ideas and concerns. I am able to grow in my position."
"It is challenging, dynamic, complicated, interesting and unique."
Hotze Health & Wellness Center
"We transform lives!"
Houston First Corp.
"It feels like family."
Houston Freightliner, Western Star
"I was given a second chance."
"This is a great place to work because you get an opportunity to use your creativity and see the end results of all the hard work and effort that is put into producing a great event."
Houston Texans / The McNair Group
"I feel that I have an impact on the team."
"I get to work around animals and not people."
"They not only care about the job that the employee does but with the employee as well."
"I am allowed to make decisions and manage my assignments."
Integrated Electrical Services
"There is opportunity to grow within the company. Allows you to work at your own pace but on a timely manner for deadlines."
"Management staff give me the flexibility and support to solve meaningful problems."
International Facility Management Association
"I have the autonomy to do my job and the resources available to be effective."
John L. Wortham & Son
"Great environment, great people, great history."
"My job is very challenging and has so much room for growth and development; never a boring day."
"It's challenging, fun, difficult, flexible."
"Strong brand name, great people."
"Of the team, the challenges and the opportunity to do great things."
"Good people, and good pay and benefits."
M. Arthur Gensler Jr. & Associates
"It allows me to be creative, explore possibilities, push limits and aim for breakthrough solutions in our industry."
Mann Eye Institute
"Great people and great culture."
"We make a positive impact on people's lives, and I get to work with the best companies from around the world."
"Risk is encouraged to achieve the best results. Creativity is encouraged. Everyone is happy!"
"I am able to help patients and watch them get better."
"I get to work directly with customers."
"I get to help people find a home."
Myron F. Steves & Co.
"Everyone gets along."
"I feel that as a company we contribute to making the world a better place."
"I get to make a difference in the lives of children."
Newmark Homes Houston
"Freedom to make decisions."
Nexus Health Systems
"My job allows me to create change and improve patient outcomes."
"Because it is ever changing."
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
"Encourages innovation, then gets out of the way."
"I do lots of different things."
"Transparent compensation, objective measures of performance."
Pieper-Houston Electric, Houston office
"I love to build and work with my hands."
Plains All American Pipeline
"I feel like I am part of a family, not a company."
Planning Design Research Corp.
"It is what I dreamed of doing."
"Diversity - of work and people."
Reliant, an NRG company
"... of the quality of the people I work with. The professionalism and work ethic that I come across at work every day."
Rockwater Energy Solutions
"I am respected. I am adequately challenged. I am paid well. I am cared for."
"Although the workload is rather high in my department, stress is normally not a factor. The hours are great with the implementation of the new flex schedule. The pay is great. The environment is very friendly and not riddled with cliques."
Russell & Smith Automobile Group
"There is room for advancement."
"I love what I do and who I work with."
"I am good at it and take pride in what I do."
Shell Federal Credit Union
"I get to help people and make their lives easier."
"Even though the economy is not in the best place, Shrieve is focusing on growth and investing."
Simmons & Company International
"I am afforded quite a bit of autonomy to approach my work in the most efficient and successful manner possible."
"They understand my personality, and weakness. They use my strengths and help my weaknesses."
"We are number 1."
Southwestern Energy Co.
"It is clearly defined."
Spectra Energy Corp.
"Fun atmosphere here at Spectra."
St. Hope Foundation
"We are able to help people."
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School
"Great staff, wonderful leaders, super parents."
Stallion Oilfield Holdings
"For the most part it is a fun environment to be around; there is never a dull moment here."
Star of Hope Mission
"I love to help the people who are looking for help."
"I enjoy the people I work with and the expectations of growth at Statoil."
Strategy Engineering & Consulting
"I am a workaholic person. I love to be busy to make my day go faster, and I can stay out of trouble at the same time."
Stream Realty Partners
"Gives opportunity to learn and continue to grow."
Stress Engineering Services
"This is a family for most of us. We can grow and be the best in our profession."
"I feel they are behind you 100%."
Superior Energy Services
"The people above me care."
"We have strong leadership that is focused on growing the value of our company."
Technip USA Corp.
"... flexibility, salary, every other Friday off."
"Gives me the opportunity to work with clients all over the world, learn new cultures and customs."
Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
"We help people achieve their personal and professional goals."
Texas Emergency Care Center
"The atmosphere is great! I love the people I work with and for!"
The Howard Hughes Corp.
"I have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways and do my best everyday."
The Menninger Clinic
"It has a life meaning."
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
"I contribute to something I feel is important."
The Whitaker Cos.
"I am recognized and rewarded for my efforts."
The Willis Group
"How could you not!! This is a blast building this company and with this incredible team."
"It allows me the ability to create amazing products alongside a team of highly intelligent professionals."
"It challenges me daily."
"I get pushed beyond what I thought my limits were."
Victory Medical Center
"It is small enough that I can see change occur quickly."
"I do what I love doing, and I make people feel better about themselves."
"It's like a family, and it's easy to talk to management and the owners."
"I get to do interesting and challenging things."
Wilhelmsen Ships Service
"You are given the freedom to act independently."
"It has meaning and meets my needs. The company allows me flexibility."
Responses to: "The things I like most about my job"
American Alloy Steel
"My manager and my work schedule."
Encompass Home Health
"Understanding and kind management team."
The Container Store
"Clean, bright workplace. Wonderful co-workers. Respect of management. Great pay for retail work. Training takes away doubt."
Compiled by Katherine Feser