Company recognized for their commitment to an inclusive and diverse work environment
Austin, TX – September 30, 2015 – Great Place to Work® and Fortune have named Square Root, an Austin-based Software as a Service (SaaS) company, as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women. This is the second time Square Root has been recognized as an excellent workplace by Great Place to Work and their first time to make the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list.
“Square Root focuses on hiring the best person for the job and as a result we’ve built a team with a diverse group of interests, personalities, and work styles,” said Chris Taylor, CEO of Square Root. “My goal has always been to build an atmosphere that values individuality and everyone feels comfortable to do their best work. I’m really proud to receive this recognition and I think it’s reflective of the inclusive environment we have here.”
As a company, Square Root strives to create a work environment where every employee is able to succeed. By focusing on meeting employees where they are at, regardless of where they are in life, Square Root has established an atmosphere of growth and opportunity for all employees.
Square Root and the 99 other winning companies were selected based on evaluations by over 135,600 female employees on Great Place to Work’s Trust Index© employee survey. Women considered everything from the fairness of their company’s promotions, to who has access to information and leadership, the level of support for employees’ personal lives, and the degree of inclusiveness and connection they feel with colleagues. Scores also take into account how well-represented women are within the workforce, management and executive positions; how positively women experience their workplace’s fairness; and how favorable women’s experiences are compared to the 138,000 men also surveyed.
This year, Square Root has been recognized locally and nationally for the company’s workplace and culture. Square Root was named the fourth Best Small Company to Work for in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal, the fifth Best Small Company to Work for in the state of Texas by Texas Monthly, and was named to the 34th annual Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America for 2015.
The 100 Best Workplaces for Women ranking is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from published Great Place to Work® Reviews.
About Square Root:
Square Root, an Austin-based Software as a Service (SaaS) company, creates technology solutions that power data-driven decision making for leading automotive and retail enterprises. Built for companies with distributed retail networks, Square Root’s store relationship management platform, CoEFFICIENT®, delivers actionable data insights to align organizations, increase transparency, encourage collaboration, and improve store performance. Founded in 2006, Square Root has been bootstrapped to success, and serves as a trusted partner to many of the most well-known and complex enterprises in the world.
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 employer branding programs, including Best Companies 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 list and the Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at@GPTW_US.
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