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Elk Grove Village, IL
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Business Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Icon Identity Solutions helps its customers avoid identity crises. The firm provides a variety of services related to the building of a company's brand through the use of signs and exterior graphics. Icon can help clients manage multiple sign projects on a ... Read more

Icon – Why Work For Us?


We Manage Your Brand As If It Were Our Own.

Of all the ways to communicate your brand, the places and spaces where you do business provide your most powerful connection to customers and clients. Icon assures that all of your facilities are showcases for your brand image. From the signs that announce your presence to the quality and conditions of every corner of your properties, Icon brands your places and spaces.

Icon’s management, services and specialized manufacturing capabilities allow us to provide support for virtually every facility branding need. Presenting optimal brand presence in the environment means identifying facilities, maintaining them in top condition, repairing and replacing things that aren’t working and managing changes that require construction. We do all of these things taking single source responsibility from curb-to-curb, wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling. 

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Our partnerships with colleges and consultants ensure we deliver best of class service to our clients. Our employees average over 80 hours annually of formal training, more than 100% more training hours than most Fortune 100 companies. As a fast growing national company, we are continually adding to our talent pool and developing our next generation of professionals.

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It is irresponsible to conduct any business, particu­larly one engaged in significant manufacturing activities, without an absolute commitment to the environment. Our business model is built upon a balanced approach to serving all our client needs while safeguarding the long-term good of the planet.

Our green initiatives include sustainability in all phases of Operations, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Management. Sustainable design and manufacturing practices include fabricating energy- efficient signs and lighting systems, extensive recycling, a fleet of trucks that run on ultra-low sulfur diesel, green materials, solvents and chemicals, and attention to lowering our carbon footprint throughout our company’s behavior.

Our initiatives have the potential to save our clients $13 million in the coming year while helping all of us to safeguard the environment. 

Compared to Industry standards, Icon has exceptional benefits. The first of the month after hire date employees are eligible for Medical, Vision and Dental insurance with the Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO network. We offer two PPO plans, $1000 deductible and $2,500 deductible. The high deductible plan is compatible with the Health Savings Account. You may also choose to elect to participate in a Flexible Spending Account whether or not you desire to enroll in either PPO plan. 


As of the first of the month 90 days after hire employees are eligible for Short and Long Term disability, Icon's 401K plan through Fidelity with 25% company match up to 15% of compensation. At this time employees will also begin accruing 12 vacation days and 5 sick/personal days per year. Icon has 10 company paid Holidays which include New Years Eve & New Years Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Other benefits include an introductory performance assessment at 3 months of employment, educational assistance, voluntary life products, AT&T discount, Ford X-Plan and membership with Alliant Credit Union. 

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    Current Employee - Service Manager in Clearwater, FL
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    I have been working at Icon full-time (More than a year)


    The company is stable. They actually take a genuine interest in their employees. The pay is ok, not great, but doable. The job is fast paced so your day really flies and boredom is never a problem, it isn't repetitive and tedious. You are not micro managed as long as you meet expectations.


    As I said, pay is ok, especially given the hours you have to put in when it's busy season, probably should be a little better. The job isn't for everyone, there is a good bit to keep up with and chaos to manage, i am good in that type of environment, you may not be.

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    A bump in the pay scale would increase staff retention and a better training program could help to mitigate turnover when it does happen

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    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MO
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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Icon (Springfield, MO) in March 2016.


    over the phone with a 23 year old woman who does not have life experiences,lied to me and said that i would be running a construction site. they are a sign company not construction you will find this out

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    • how much construction experience i had   1 Answer
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