General Employment Divisions Named Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

General Employment Divisions Named Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Employment Enterprises, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: JOB), December 2, 2013 – is excited to announce that two of its divisions, Ashley Ellis and Omni One, have been named winners of the "2013 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the National Association for Business Resources.

"Being recognized on a national level is an honor," said Andrew J. Norstrud, Chief Financial Officer of General Employment Enterprises.  "This year marked the 120th anniversary of our Company's roots, and we're sure our founders would be pleased to know we still consider our employees the key to our continued growth and success." 

"Best and Brightest" winners are chosen through an assessment administered by an independent research firm. This evaluation reviews several key metrics including, among others: employee engagement and retention; employee achievement and recognition; and communication and shared vision. Ultimately, the National Association for Business Resources is looking for companies that "keep innovative human resource initiatives at the forefront of their company culture."

The supportive work environment that General Employment Enterprises has cultivated will endure as the Company moves forward into new and exciting endeavors. "As we continue to grow and expand, we remain dedicated to providing an enriching experience for every employee," concludes Mr. Norstrud.

About General Employment

General Employment Enterprises, Inc. (the "Company") was incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1962 and is the successor to employment offices doing business since 1893.  The Company provides staffing services through a network of 22 branch offices located in eleven states. The Company operates in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and light industrial staffing services through the names of General Employment, Ashley Ellis, Triad and Omni-One.

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements.  Such forward-looking statements often contain or are prefaced by words such as "will" and "expect." As a result of a number of factors, the Company's actual results could differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Certain factors that might cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, without limitation, those factors set forth under the heading "Forward-Looking Statements" in the Company's  annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012, and in the Company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Company is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) and does not intend to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE General Employment Enterprises, Inc.