Built In Honors Cohesion in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places to Work Awards

JAN. 11, 2021

Cohesion Recognized on Built In’s List of 2021 Best Small Places to Work in Chicago

Chicago, IL, January 11, 2021 — Built In today announced that Cohesion was honored in its 2021 Best Places To Work Awards. Specifically, Cohesion earned a place on Best Small Places to Work in Chicago. The annual awards include companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, nationally and in the eight largest tech markets and nationally.

“Cohesion is honored to be recognized as one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work for the culture and benefits we offer to our team members,” said Thru Shivakumar, Cohesion CEO and Co-Founder. “We value each of our employees and have worked incredibly hard to foster a workplace founded on our core values: integrity, commitment, ingenuity, continuous improvement, and meaningful interactions. We achieved tremendous growth in 2020, more than tripling the size of our team, and are continuing to growing in 2021 and beyond.”

Built In determines winners for Best Places to Work based on an algorithm, using company data about compensation, benefits and cultural programs. To reflect the attributes candidates are searching for on Built In today, this year’s program weighted criteria more heavily, like remote opportunities and programs for diversity, equity and inclusion.

“These companies raise the bar for cultural excellence and the ability to adapt to meet changing needs of employees," says Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In. “The 2021 winners show a commitment not just to creating meaningful cultures but to delivering talent needs as they change in a dynamic landscape. We’re thrilled to extend our congratulations to the winners.”

Tech professionals rely on Built In’s Best Places to Work lists to discover employers that align with their preferences, passions and values. Since its inception three years ago, the award has expanded in reach, from online views of tens of thousands to just under 1 million views today.

About Built In
Built In, a revolution in tech recruitment, serves more than 1,800 innovative companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, delivering content and digital recruitment solutions that work. The platform amplifies companies’ brands as national, local or remote employers of choice, as well as leaders in DEI. Monthly, 2.5 million tech professionals rely on Built In to stay up on trends, grow in their roles and discover companies with missions they want to join. The platform publishes stories about companies’ tech, culture and people. This activates sought-after professionals to apply to customers’ open roles. https://www.builtin.com

About Built In’s Best Places To Work
Built In’s esteemed Best Places to Work awards, now in its third year, honor companies across numerous categories: 100 Best Places to Work, 50 Best Small Places to Work, 100 Best Midsize Places to Work, 50 Companies with the Best Benefits and 50 Best Paying Companies. Two new national categories reflect what candidates are searching for, including 100 Best Large Companies to Work For and 50 Best Remote-First Places to Work.

Best Places to Work: Methodology
Built In ranks companies algorithmically based on compensation information, benefits and culture programs. This year, based on data showing tech professionals’ needs, the Best Places to Work algorithm added weight to companies’ commitment to DEI and remote culture. Rank is determined by combining a company’s score in each of these categories.

About Cohesion
Cohesion’s IoT and AI-enabled platform integrates building systems, streamlines operations, and connects tenants and operators to deliver actionable insights. Cohesion allows for real estate operators to make their properties “smart” to enhance the tenant experience, while also creating cost efficiencies. Founded in August 2018 and headquartered in Chicago’s Central Business District, Cohesion is a spin-off venture of ESD, a leading Chicago-based global engineering design firm at the forefront of next generation building design. For more information, visit Cohesionib.com and follow @CohesionIB.

Cohesion Contact
Elizabeth Merchut
Senior Marketing Manager
+1.515.326.5709
emerchut@cohesionIB.com