Balihoo Named One of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work 2014
November 25, 2014
BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Balihoo, the leading local marketing platform helping national brands activate thousands of data-driven campaigns, has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2014. The company climbed 27 spots to crack the coveted list’s top 25. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play. These companies encourage employees to lead an active lifestyle, are eco-conscious, and prioritize giving back to the community. The entire list of winners appears online at www.outsideonline.com/dreamjobs.
To find the best places to work in the United States, OUTSIDE conducted a rigorous eight-month vetting process in partnership with the Best Companies Group to assess the policies, practices, and demographics of hundreds of companies, and went straight to the employees to hear about factors like corporate culture, role satisfaction, work environment and overall employee engagement. The Best Places to Work list represents the cream of the crop: companies who cultivate a comfortable and collaborative workplace, enable their employees to enjoy the great outdoors and take pride in their roles in the community and the environment.
“If you’re considering a career change or searching for your dream job, OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work list is the first place to look,” said OUTSIDE Executive Editor Michael Roberts. “These companies set the standard for workplaces that really value their employees and offer an experience that’s fulfilling inside and outside the office.”
“We are thrilled to be recognized by OUTSIDE magazine as one of the best places to work for a second consecutive year,” said Balihoo CEO, Dave Oliveira. “At Balihoo, we place a strong emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, which includes a flexible paid time off policy, lunch-time bike rides, and 48 hours of community service as part of our Pawsitive Project. To be recognized for investing in the adventurous spirit of our employees is truly exciting.”
To learn more about Balihoo, including current opportunities with the company, visit http://balihoo.com/about/careers/.
The complete list of Best Places to Work winners is featured online at www.outsideonline.com/dreamjobs.
Balihoo is the leading local marketing platform, helping national brands activate millions of data-driven campaigns. The cloud-based technology incorporates a full suite of solution modules, ranging from traditional tactics to local digital tactics, which enable national brands and agencies to scale campaigns to local markets and increase revenue. For two years in a row, Balihoo has been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work by OUTSIDE magazine and has topped the list as one of the Best Places to Work in Idaho. Balihoo has also been named as one of the fastest growing private companies in America, earning a place on the Inc. 500/5000 several times.
About OUTSIDE: OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ tablet edition, Outside Books, and now Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Visit us online and on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.
ABOUT THE BEST COMPANIES GROUP: Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.
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