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The Chicago Tribune Names U.S. Cellular A Winner Of The Chicago Area 2018 Top Workplaces Award

CHICAGO (Nov 3, 2018)

For the third year in a row, U.S. Cellular has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Chicago Tribune. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.


"Top Workplaces is more than just recognition," said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. "Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement."


"When U.S. Cellular earns an honor like this, it's because our associates take pride in delivering on our promise to provide an exceptional wireless experience for every one of our customers," said Deirdre Drake, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at U.S. Cellular. "At our headquarters here in Chicago, we have a diverse group of associates who succeed in a variety of disciplines from finance to marketing and everything in between. We are grateful and fortunate to have access to a world-class workforce to ensure that we are there for our customers when they need us."


"Becoming a Top Workplace isn't something organizations can buy," Claffey said. "It's an achievement organizations have worked for and a distinction that gives them a competitive advantage. It's a big deal."


Chicago is home to U.S. Cellular's corporate headquarters, and it has more than 1,000 associates in the Chicagoland area. In 2018, the company has also been named a Top Workplace by The Oregonian, Knoxville News Sentinel and Des Moines Register. To learn more about working at U.S. Cellular, visit uscellular.jobs


About U.S. Cellular


U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier offers coverage where the other carriers don't and a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers' lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. U.S. Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance in the North Central Region, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study, and 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.


For more information, contact:

Katie Frey, U.S. Cellular

Cell: 773-355-3275

E mail: Katie.frey@uscellular.com