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Azzur Group California Office Named Best Place to Work

Azzur Group has been named a Top Workplace of 2019 by the  Orange County Register. The awards program, currently in its 13th year, recognizes companies throughout Orange County, California, that exhibit exemplary values and a team-first spirit, as well as an eagerness to give back to the local community. 
Azzur Group was recognized on December 12th during the Orange County Register's 12th Annual Top Workplaces Gala at the City National Grove of Anaheim.
“In keeping with our core values, a top priority for Azzur Group is to foster a culture that promotes not only growth for the company, but personal and professional development for our people,” said Shaleen Parekh, Managing Partner. “By putting our people first, our team is excited to give their all for our customers and their community. We’re truly honored to receive this award.”
The nearly year-long process included anonymous employee surveys, managed by Energage, following Azzur’s nomination in January 2019. Azzur employees completed the survey at a rate of 74%. 

Azzur employees anonymously ranked Azzur Group in a number of areas, including but not limited to: 

  • Work-life balance
  • Values
  • Social Responsiblity
  • Appreciation
  • Formal Training
  • Open Mindedness
  • Innovation

OCR reports that 192 employers, representing more than 38,500 people in Orange County, took part in the Top Workplaces nomination process. Of those employees who received questionnaires, more than 37,700 responded. 
According to Kellyn Brawley, Azzur’s Employee Experience Manager who led the charge for the 2019 nomination, Azzur Group’s California-based leadership is not only celebrating the achievement but using employee feedback to identify benchmarks and set goals for improvement in 2020. 
“We’re so excited to be recognized as an OC Register Best Place to Work. Our goal is and has been to attract and retain Azzurians who are passionate not only about delivering outstanding service to our clients but creating and maintaining a company culture rooted in inclusiveness, diversity, and personal development,” said Kellyn. 

Azzur Group delivers professional services across the life sciences industry and is dedicated to providing customers with practical and proven solutions From Discovery to Delivery™. Azzur Group has more than 250 industry partners, including 80% of the top pharma/biotech manufacturers in the U.S, and provides customers with the project management, consulting, facility solutions, engineering, validation, IT, calibration/maintenance, learning, and laboratory services they need to remain innovative and competitive.

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