DURHAM, N.C — GROWERS is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at GROWERS. This year, 91% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 32 points higher than the average U.S. company.
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.
“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that GROWERS is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”
“We are thrilled to once again become Great Place to Work-Certified™. We consider employee experience a top priority, and this proves our devotion is paying off,” said Steven Valencsin, GROWERS’ CEO. “I truly believe that we have the best team of employees that show up for one another every single day. We owe this incredible recognition to them and look forward to continuing to provide a stand-out place of work.”
According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.
Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Growers Holdings, Inc. (GROWERS) provides business support to ag retailers through technologies and services. The team at GROWERS builds technology that enables agriculture retailers to run better businesses through data; driving decision-making regarding planning, planting, fertilizing, and treating growing fields. GROWERS helps align agronomists, ag retailers, and other trusted advisors around the farmer’s success to build a sustainable, profitable future. Since 2012, GROWERS has worked to put easy-to-use technology in the hands of every farmer, advisor, and seller in the ag industry.
About Great Place to Work Certification™
Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.
About Great Place to Work ®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.