|By Business Wire||
|August 22, 2014 10:50 AM EDT||
Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) has been ranked among the top 25 companies heralded by employees for their culture and values, according to Glassdoor.com, a popular careers website that gathers unsolicited comments and company reviews from workers across all industries.
Glassdoor’s ratings are based on employee sentiment about the work environment and approval ratings of their CEOs. The rating factors include job satisfaction, work-life balance, company culture, corporate values, compensation and benefits. Discover placed 23rd out of 300,000 companies considered for the list.
“It's very rewarding to me that this honor is attributed to Discover employees who are embracing our workplace culture of collaboration, inclusion and respect,” said David Nelms, chairman and chief executive of Discover. “At Discover, employees have an active role in creating an open environment that prioritizes individual development and advancement while inspiring a collective commitment to reach the company's common goals. Values that place a strong emphasis on responsibility, personal development, inclusion and recognition are key for any company looking to create a more-effective culture that fosters an atmosphere in which employees believe in its products and produce a better experience for customers.”
“Cultivating culture takes a tremendous amount of effort both in designing great values and sticking to them,” said Will Staney, head talent warrior at Glassdoor. “To be recognized by employees for these efforts is a true honor and I’m happy to celebrate the companies that have achieved this status.”
In addition to the survey rating factors, Discover comments on Glassdoor.com highlight the company’s emphasis on work-life balance, strong wellness programs and on-site, career-growth education opportunities.
To see current opportunities to work for Discover, including more information regarding locations and benefits, visit mydiscovercareer.com. To view employee reviews, visit the Discover profile on Glassdoor.com.
Glassdoor, founded in 2007, is the leading career community designed to help job seekers find jobs and address critical questions that come up during the search, application, interview and negotiation phases of employment. Glassdoor provides the most transparent look at company culture, work environment, salary and compensation and the interview process thanks to the millions of insights shared by employees, job candidates and employers. For employers, Glassdoor offers recruiting and employer branding solutions to help maximize talent acquisition strategies and optimize results. As of August 2014, Glassdoor now welcomes more than 25 million members to its desktop and mobile platforms. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global. Glassdoor.com is a registered trademark of Glassdoor, Inc.
Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America’s cash rewards pioneer, and offers home loans, private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation’s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discover.com/company.
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