We’ve recently been awarded a 2-star – Outstanding rating from the organisation ‘Best Companies to work for’. Although it’s slightly unbecoming of us to admit it, we’re pretty proud of ourselves right now. The plaque is now resting resplendent in reception and we’re taking stock of the amazing insight we’ve gained as a business.
Working for our staff
We’ve always thought of ourselves as employee-centric. We’ve worked hard to make Freestyle Interactive a great place to work and this prestigious award is an amazing vindication of our employment policies. Benefits our employees enjoy include duvet-days, regular subsidised massages and summer and Christmas company parties. We offer paid-for training, the ability to work from home and the opportunity to pursue personal development projects in-house. Getting confirmation from our staff (and Best Companies) that all this makes a difference and we’re on the right track is invaluable.
This impressive ‘Outstanding’ status is the culmination of years listening to the people who make Freestyle great. All our hard work seems to have paid off as we were 1 of just 104 small-businesses to achieve the 2-star status with only 80 businesses nationwide being awarded a 3-star rating. The 2012 Top 100 Best Companies to work for is wholly made up of 2 and 3-star companies, with the rating judged across a range of topics and a companywide survey.
Onwards and Upwards
So where do we go from here? Well, we’ll be spending the next couple of weeks going through all the results provided for us by Best Companies. Based on these insights – as well as feedback and involvement from our staff – we can see where we can make improvements and plan for the future. Hopefully we can use all this to make Freestyle Interactive an even better place to work.
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