Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 25, 2016
WillowTree, Inc., a leading mobile strategy, UX design, and app development firm, is delighted to announce that consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have named WillowTree, Inc. one of the country's 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates. WillowTree recognizes that the team members we bring on board, whether they are new college graduates or more experienced individuals, are essential to our organization's future. For recent college graduates, we don't just hire the best and brightest. We offer an environment and culture to help them reach their full potential as they explore their new careers.
The ranking involved evaluating roughly 600 companies Certified as Great Workplaces by Great Place to Work®. The list winners earned consistent praise on topics relevant to new graduates. These are workplaces where new hires can count on a fair, supportive and meaningful environment as they make the transition into the workforce.
“WillowTree is excited to be recognized as a great place for college grads to start their careers,” said WillowTree’s Senior VP of HR & Recruiting, Christy Phillips. “We work hard to make this a place of unlimited opportunity for all of our employees and view our new college grads as invaluable members of our team. Recent grads can expand their professional knowledge quickly at WillowTree and are given lots of responsibility from day one, something they might not be able to experience as quickly elsewhere. WillowTree is an ideal place for a new graduate to start their career.”
WillowTree and its peers on the list set themselves apart in the eyes of their employees for being welcoming and supportive of professional development, while also offering meaningful work and fair promotion practices. The ranking considered co-workers' responses to the Trust Index®, Great Place to Work’s employee assessment survey. The 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates list also took into account job growth and graduates' share of new positions. WillowTree came in #48 on the list.
"Every company's future is built by the people it hires today," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work®. "The Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates inspire their newest team members to fully invest their talents in the workplace, knowing that their leaders are committed to employees' personal and professional growth."
The Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work®-certified organizations.
WillowTree is also ranked on the list of top 10 Best Small Workplaces in Tech for 2016 by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.
About WillowTree, Inc.®
WillowTree is a leading mobile strategy, UX design, and app development agency bridging the highest quality consumer user experiences with enterprise-grade stability and performance. WillowTree is an industry leader in field solutions, media delivery, loyalty programs and payments, and connected devices. Companies like GE, Johnson & Johnson, Time Warner, AOL, American Express, and Harvard Business Publishing trust WillowTree to guide their mobile initiatives. For more information, please visit http://www.willowtreeapps.com.
About The Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates
The Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates is a “best of the best” ranking. The winners come from the universe of companies who are certified this year by Great Place to Work® as great workplaces and have published Great Place to Work Reviews, meaning they are serious about creating a great workplace and comfortable with transparency. To create this list, Great Place to Work® surveyed employees at these companies, who answered a detailed questionnaire considering everything from the meaning behind their work, to their development opportunities and whether they receive a fair share of the company’s profits.Best
The workplaces that appear on this list are not only actively hiring college graduates - they also have great cultures. To create the rankings, we considered employees' survey feedback on the workplace experiences that matter to recent graduates, as well as the company's job growth and the extent to which they hire recent college graduates. These three elements result in a total score for each company, with those companies receiving the highest scores earning a place on the list.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries.
Follow Great Place to Work® online at http://www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.