ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fourth consecutive year, The Washington Post selected the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) as one of Washington’s Top Workplaces. The judging process measured several aspects of workplace culture including alignment, execution and connection.
“It’s a great honor to be among Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for the fourth year in a row,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “At CTA, we try to provide employees many paths to success – professionally and personally – and reflect the innovative and dynamic spirit of the industry we represent. Our staff gives their best to grow the consumer technology industry – and we try to reciprocate by providing tools for a healthy, balanced and positive lifestyle.”
CTA promotes diversity among its ranks, and roughly 70 percent of the employees at all levels are either minority or female. In addition, CTA promotes work/life balance. Among the notable benefits:
- Flexible work arrangements
- 50 percent reimbursement of employee’s broadband bill
- Metro subsidy of up to $255 per month
- Student loan repayments of up to $150 per month
- Bike storage and discounted parking for employees who carpool to work
- Onsite gym. Free exercise and yoga classes offered six times weekly
- $25,000 mortgage assistance
- Incentive compensation bonuses
- Family benefits including adoption assistance
“CTA continues to create and promote a unique workplace culture with progressive policies and engagement across the organization,” said Glenda MacMullin, COO and CFO, CTA. “Management and senior staff maintain a company-wide, open-door policy, allowing our employees at any level to come to them with concerns or ideas about improving life at CTA. We also encourage personal and professional development through our in-house mentorship programs, internal Lunch-and-Learn sessions and tuition reimbursement program.”
The Washington Post Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement.
CTA’s awards and accolades include being honored in 2014, 2015 and 2016 by The Washington Post as a Top Workplace, and the Best Places to Work in Virginia list for the last seven consecutive years. CTA is an eight-time winner of the CARE Awards and has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters for the last four years running, as well as being named as a 2015 Smart CEO Healthiest Workplace. CTA was also named one of DC Inno’s 2017 Coolest Companies in DC.
For more information about CTA’s corporate culture, leadership, benefits and career opportunities, visit CTA.tech.
About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $292 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
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