At J. J. Keller & Associates,Inc., 74 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 819 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.80. It was published on Oct 3, 2016. 1450 Visitors

What Employees Say

This is a physically safe place to work.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.

What They Do

We asked J. J. Keller & Associates,Inc. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of regulatory, safety and compliance solutions.  More than 90% of Fortune 1000® companies rely on our expert insights to create safe work environments and simplify compliance.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Manufacturing & Production
US Headquarters: Neenah, Wisconsin US Employees: 1,347
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 1953

2016 J. J. Keller Give Camp Creates Marketing Materials for Partnership Community Health Center

Perks and Programs

We asked J. J. Keller & Associates,Inc. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Dependent Children Education Assistance: The company offers financial assistance for associates’ children’s post-secondary education costs. Eligible costs include tuition and textbooks. Awards were given to 120 students to help with their post-secondary school expenses.
  • LIFE Wellness: The company demonstrates its commitment to health and wellness through a variety of programs encouraging associates and their families to take an active role in establishing and maintaining good health. J. J. Keller follows the Wellness Council of America’s (WELCOA) benchmarks and has been awarded the WELCOA Platinum Well Workplace Award. Elements of our health and wellness program include: onsite health clinics, cafeterias, fitness center, health assessments for associates and spouses, health coaching, educational series & tools, K-LIFE incentive program where associates and spouses earn points toward their J. J. Keller health plan, walking trails & company sponsored walk events, Weight Watchers® at Work®, wellness champion recognition celebrating associates who demonstrate a healthy lifestyle.
  • Active in the Community: A key strategic belief for J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is giving back and being an active leader in our community. Through associate support and a unique partnership with the J. J. Keller Foundation, a separate entity, we are strongly dedicated to making the community we live and work a better place. Our associates have the opportunity to engage in community give-back programs through an established gifting program, where associates’ charitable contributions are matched by the Foundation up to $1,000 per year. Give-back programs include Habitat for Humanity home builds, Junior Achievement, United Way, Catalpa Health’s Race for a Reason, Marketing and Technology Give Camps, Associate selected non-profit of choice program and other benevolent work in the community.
  • START Program: START (Sales Talent And Retention Team) was created as a way to better train and on-board sales associates and drive retention in our sales force. This program uses an integrated curriculum that blends both classroom and application methods for higher quality and more effective training. START allows new associates to learn through a consistent and proven training methodology and places them into areas within the organization where they will be most successful. START associates benefit from a longer training process, a better job fit and a built in networking group. Since implementing the program in 2009, we have had 246 associates go through the program and have seen a 22% increase in our retention.
  • Gain Sharing & Profit Sharing: The Associate Principle of Shared Responsibilities and Shared Results is further defined by the company’s practice of sharing company profits with our associates. It is the policy of the company to distribute a quarterly gain sharing award to associates who are not covered under another incentive/bonus program. Gain sharing of $2,445,863.31 was paid out in 2015. The company also contributes a portion of its profits to the J. J. Keller Profit Sharing Retirement Plan on an annual basis with $5 million being contributed in 2015.
  • Technology Day: In 2016, Technology Day provided more than 200 J. J. Keller technology associates and more than 25 members of the community the opportunity to experience the latest innovations from J. J. Keller and hear more about current technology trends. This event provided insider insights and fresh thinking to elevate the importance of technology in our business as well as our community.
  • Ship It Days: J. J. Keller developers and technology associates take part in "Ship It Days" two times a year. Teams collaborate and brainstorm ideas to develop a new product or solution within 24 hours. Team members have the autonomy to determine what they will develop. This team event enhances their technical knowledge, creativity and delivers industry innovations aimed to improve the customer experience.
  • Flex Time: At J. J. Keller, we have a culture that is rich in family values. Being an associate enables a lifestyle that includes flexibility and work/life balance. Our Flex Time program allows associates to use up to 4 hours each week to flex without having to use PTO. In addition, new associates are advanced 4 months of accrued PTO time upon hire, and we provide an additional option to purchase up to 1 week of PTO accrual to help ensure associates have the flexibility they need to manage their life and personal events.
  • Environmental Initiatives: It is our policy to demonstrate leadership and excellence in the areas of safety and environmental initiatives. We have made a commitment to continuous improvement in waste reduction and pollution prevention through a variety of initiatives such as:  ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Certification,  in process of merging our safety program to gain ISO 45001 certification expected to be published in 2017, wind turbines to reduce our carbon footprint, associate carpool program, recycling committee and program, EPA SmartWay Partner since 2008, and Stewardship committee.
  • Horizon Club: The Horizon Club is corporate sponsored and funded associate run organization responsible for organizing recognition for associates who have been with the company for five or more years. On November 10, 2015, 824 J. J. Keller associates were recognized at the annual dinner banquet and recognition ceremony for serving the company for five or more years. The Horizon Club also plans and organizes several events, that are open to all associates, throughout the year to build camaraderie and family fun including: Wisconsin Dells Trips, Brewer games, Packers games, winery tours, Easter bunny visits, golf outings, painting and more. In 2015, the Horizon Club sponsored more than 20 events with associate participation ranging from 40 to 500 at each event.


70% Company-paid health coverage for employees 70% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
60% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers 20 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance


  • Pre-tax savings account
  • Restricted stock units to employees
  • Employee stock purchase plan


  • Subsidized lunch on a regular, daily basis
  • Discount ticket sales
  • On-site package/mailing service
  • Weight watchers meetings
Summer Sizzle - Annual Sales Appreciation Event


  • Flexible schedule
  • Compressed work weeks (1% use it)
  • Telecommute option (10% use it)
  • Phased retirement planning


60 days Job-protected maternity leave60 days Job-protected paternity leave
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy


  • Breast cancer screening
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Complete biometric screening
  • Medical facilities (only at headquarters)
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • Cholesterol tests
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness center (only at headquarters)

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer


  • VP of Human Resource Services is accountable to formal diversity goals for employee recruitment and retention
  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Executive Diversity

Making a Difference in our Community - Habitat for Humanity Home Build


J. J. Keller Annual Wellness Champion Award Winners

How to Get Hired

We asked J. J. Keller & Associates,Inc. 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?

The key chararcteristics we seek in prospective candidates align with our Success Model behaviors including: Instills Trust – earns the confidence of others based on integrity and abilities; Builds Talent – seeks out new challenges and continuously grows his/her knowledge and skills; Focuses on Customers – delivers solutions to exceed customer expectations; Displays Courage – takes risks in a productive and respectful manner; Collaborate Productively – promotes and generates cooperation across the organization to achieve a collective outcome which is best for the Company; Improves the Business – challenges existing methods to uncover different opportunities to improve our competitive advantage; and Delivers Results – holds self and others accountable for achieving business results within the organization  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Our employment branding theme, Difference Makers, demonstrates our desire to hire associates who want to make a difference in our organization, our customer’s organizations and our community.  Hiring top talent is a priority for our company. Prospective associates will be noticed for their professionalism, networking skills and job experience.  Candidates who are prepared and demonstrate they took the time to research the company will stand out in the applicant pool.  Candidates with strong communications and networking skills on social media will get noticed as it shows that they are well-connected and active in their industry and/or community.  We also appreciate candidates who proactively seek us out, ask questions or even have exploratory conversations with our hiring associates.  Ultimately, candidates who are passionate about making a difference, have strong values and enjoy delivering results will gain our attention and be a great fit for J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

As a growing organization, we align our talent acquisition efforts with our annual strategic priorities and critical staffing requirements.  In 2016, we are focused on hiring associates in the key areas of inside sales, technology and service delivery. These business functions have been identified as strategic growth areas within our organization as well as areas of high customer demand.  We proactively seek talent through a variety of candidate sourcing methods to help ensure we are bringing in top-quality candidates.  We also have a formal talent management process where we are able to identify and develop high potential associates for new opportunities. Not only is inside sales, technology and service delivery strategic areas of the business where we are currently looking to fill positions, but they are also areas that will bring long-term value and fuel the future growth of our organization.

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

Our associates are passionate about making a difference at work, in our customers' organizations and in our community. These foundational beliefs create a unique work and life culture, contribute to customer loyalty and make J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. a preferred workplace. Join us in making a difference by visiting, where you will find more information about J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., our products and solutions, our culture, current career opportunities and benefits offered. We encourage you to apply for open positions online. If you do not see a specific job opportunity currently available, join our talent community at to connect with us and receive regular communications when new opportunities become available.  You can also follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.   Engage in work that matters and join J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. today!

hiring Outlook

240 Job openings forecast for coming year 6% Job Growth
13 Average applicants per opening 6,500 Applications received
572 Positions filled in past year 38% New hires by employee referrals
85 New positions created 285 Jobs filled by current employees
Yes Recruits on college campuses 24 New graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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