Congratulations to our client, Publix Super Markets, Inc., for being #12 on Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work 2019!  In 2018 Publix was #2 in Best Workplaces in Retail and #3 in Best Workplaces for Diversity. Almost 90% of Publix employees say it is a great place to work.


Publix has more than 1200 grocery stores in seven U.S. states with almost 200,000 employees. They also have distribution, warehousing and manufacturing facilities that make Publix brand products. Their mission statement is to be the premier quality food retailer in the world.

Employees rank Publix so high in satisfaction because 94% feel good about the ways we contribute to the community, 94% say you are made to feel welcome when you join the company, 93% say they are given the resources and equipment to do my job and 92% say Publix facilities contribute to a good working environment. The highest rating at 95% says our customers would rate the service we deliver as excellent.

Publix feels the set of values put forth by their founder, George Jenkins is what makes them special. “These are the six lessons Mr. George believed in, and we still believe in today: Invest in Others, Give Back, Prepare for Opportunity, Be There, Respect the Dignity of the Individual and Treat Customers Like Royalty.”

It is an honor to recruit for open positions at such a successful, employee and customer centric organization. We salute your success, Publix!

Smith Hanley Associates’ Market Research Executive Recruiters, Lindsey Bartlett, [email protected] and Liz Siegel, [email protected].

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