Wayfair named to Top 25 for Work-Life Balance
Caroline Kennedy -- Gifts & Dec, August 10, 2012
BOSTON - Wayfair.com, the largest online retailer of home furnishings, has been named one of the Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance by Glassdoor, a social jobs and career community. The ranking recognizes companies offering the best balance between work and personal life and is based entirely on anonymous employee feedback.
Nearly 100,000 companies were reviewed on Glassdoor.com and considered for inclusion in the 2012 ranking. Wayfair ranked 18th in the U.S. overall and was the second highest for the Boston area.
"We know that the success of our business depends on a talented and highly motivated workforce made up of people who can choose to work anywhere they want, so we offer the unique opportunity to achieve work-life balance even while working in an exciting, fast-paced environment," said Niraj Shah, CEO of Wayfair. "This differentiates us from other technology companies and enables us to attract the best and brightest in Boston."
Other companies on Glassdoor's Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance list included LinkedIn, Orbitz, REI, Bain & Company and Careerbuilder.com.
Wayfair LLC is the parent company for Wayfair.com, which offers more than 5,000 home furnishings and housewares brands, and a selection of over five million products. Sites under the Wayfair umbrella include AllModern.com and JossAndMain.com.
Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Wayfair employs more than 1,000 people and was recently named one of the top 25 best technology companies to work for in 2012 by Business Insider. Wayfair operates distribution centers in Ogden, Utah and Hebron, Ky., and international offices in Galway, Ireland, London, Munich and Sydney.
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