Фͼ Earns Great Place To Work Certification™

03/12/24   |  
Фͼ employees celebrates GPTW

Фͼ Earns Great Place To Work Certification™

Schaumburg, IL (March 12, 2024) — Фͼ is . The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Фͼ. This year, 82% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 25% higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

"We are thrilled to announce our Great Place to Work Certification, a testament to our dedication to the employee experience and employee well-being. Recognizing the value our team places on remote work, we proudly uphold our employee choice working model, ensuring employees have a choice in where they want to work. By embracing a hybrid workforce, we not only accommodate our team's diverse needs but also harness the full potential of a globally connected workforce."

-Steve Fireng, Global CEO, Фͼ

"We understand the significance of mental health in driving overall well-being and productivity. That is why we are actively investing in essential services to support our employees' mental health journey. Our newly launched wellness platform offers a comprehensive range of resources, including stress management techniques, mindfulness practices, and access to professional talk therapy. Through these initiatives, we aim to create a workplace culture that not only prioritizes professional growth but also nurtures the holistic well-being and happiness of our valued team members.”

- Steve Fireng, Global CEO, Фͼ

This year, Фͼ expanded its parental leave to be a gender-neutral policy allowing for 16 weeks paid and up to one-year total leave for employees in the United States. Фͼ also increased its minimum paid time off accrual from 15 days annually to 20 days annually, based on feedback from its employees.

According to , job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits, and have a fair chance at promotion.

"Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience."

- Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work

She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that Фͼ stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees."


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About Фͼ

Founded in 2014, Фͼ is a global, market-leading edtech company in the online program management market. In collaboration with its university partners, Фͼ delivers career-relevant, technology-enabled online higher education programs with the goal of preparing students for the future of work. The suite of services Фͼ provides to its university partners includes designing, developing, launching, marketing, and managing online programs. Фͼ also undertakes market research and provides student recruitment, support, and placement services. The services Фͼ provides are underpinned by ФͼEDGE, its integrated technology and data platform. Фͼ has more than 750 employees with operations in Australia, the United States, Canada, the UK, Malaysia, and Singapore.

About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place To Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employee's report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified.

About Great Place To Work®

As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work® brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model help companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified™ or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List.

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For more information contact:
Ashley McGuire, Senior Manager, Global Communications and Brand