At ARO, 77 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 223 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.80. It was published on Apr 4, 2018. 475 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.
88%
 
I feel I make a difference here.
85%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
84%
 
I can be myself around here.
84%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
84%
 

What They Do

We asked ARO to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

With a team of experts exclusively dedicated to the managed services field, we know where to find the most valuable insights and how to transform them into a plan for continuous improvement.

About this Company

Website: www.aroptions.com/ Industry: Other
US Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois, 60606 Major Locations: Plano, Texas, 75024
US Employees: 440 Employees Worldwide: 7
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 1995

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Perks and Programs

We asked ARO to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Charity Leave – 5 Paid Days Off to Volunteer: Charity Leave is a program that allows employees to request a leave of absence to volunteer time to aid a charitable organization. Full-time employees are eligible to participate after 6 months of employment with ARO. The time frame requested must be during the employee's normal working hours with ARO. A charitable organization may be defined as a not-for-profit organization (e.g. community, local school, etc.), or religious (“faith-based”) organization. Eligible employees will receive up to 5 days of paid time off for Charity Leave per year, consistent with actual days off, and are not required to take the leave on sequential days. Furthermore, eligible employees may request up to an additional five days of unpaid time off for Charity Leave per year.
  • Donate for Life – Reimbursement for Driver’s License Cost for Registered Organ Donors: Donate for Life is a reward program benefiting each employee who is a registered organ donor with his/her state. ARO will reimburse the employee organ donor for the cost of his or her driver’s license. For those who do not have a driver’s license, but still wish to participate in the program, ARO will pay that person the equivalent amount of a driver’s license in his/her state providing they still register with their state’s Organ Donor Program. If you wish to read more about organ donation, then visit www.shareyourlife.org.
  • AROcares - Employee Support Fund – Assistance to Employees Experiencing a Financial Hardship: Monthly, employees can apply for grants from the company. The applications are reviewed anonymously by the HR department and a group of long-term employees in the field. A financial hardship could be loss of possessions due to a fire, expenses due to funeral for a loved one, etc. There is a limited budget for these grants, but we welcome you to contact our WorkLife Advisor (hr@aroptions.com) if you have further questions. The application can be found in the Company Info section in Ultipro.
  • Employee Referral Program – Referral Bonus for Employees that Refer Candidates: ARO offers a referral bonus of $125 to current employees who refer candidates, that are then hired and maintain employment for at least 90 days
  • Ambassador Program: The Ambassador Program is a partnership between tenured ARO employees and new hires. The goal of this partnership is to provide a mentor for new hires and to increase engagement and communication. The Ambassador will call the new hire within their first 3 days of employment to establish the relationship. The Ambassador will check in with the new hire at the 30, 60 and 90-day marks.
  • WorkLife Advisor – Providing Help with Employees Work Life Balance Needs: ARO has a WorkLife Advisor to assist employees with challenges that may be unrelated to work. The WorkLife Advisor can assist with concerns related to medical bills, housing, childcare, retirement and many others. This can be thought of as a personal help desk for all the challenges employees have outside the office.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$65,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Client Service Director70% Company-paid health coverage for employees
HR Team

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 3 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
6 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 24 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment
12 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment 7 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 45 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)5 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*

Community and Environmental Impact

40 hours Paid time off to volunteer

Diversity

  • HR oversees diversity and inclusion practices
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
Team Event at Anti Cruelty
 
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How to Get Hired

We asked ARO for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

It's important for us to continue cultivating individual desire by hiring driven, talented people who thrive in a dynamic team environment.  Our interview process was created to help us identify high-performing individuals at all levels in the organization who will succeed at ARO. Every step, from the first call on, allows us to narrow down necessary qualifications to help us select the right candidate for the role.  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

At ARO, we have a variety of unique teams and jobs that require differing skills and abilities. If your application meets the necessary criteria to move forward, you will be contacted by a team member to arrange a next steps call. The purpose of the call, or phone screen, is to draw upon your qualifications for the position and confirm your cultural fit, as defined by our core company values at ARO. Be yourself and show us how you will get the job done!

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

http://www.aroptions.com/jobs-work-for-us

hiring Outlook

250 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 16% Job Growth
12% New hires by employee referrals 0% Openings filled by current employees
25 Recent graduates hired 30% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
20% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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