Great Place to Work® and Fortune have named continued as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Women.
A leading provider of online continuing education, continued took the thirteenth spot out of 25 featured small and medium-sized companies on the Fortune Best Workplaces for Women™ 2020 list.
“Our team includes remarkable women at every level of the organization, so we are incredibly proud to earn a spot on this esteemed list,” said CEO Tony Perlak. “We at continued place the highest priority on maintaining an inclusive workplace where everyone feels empowered and supported in their careers.”
The ranking considered feedback representing over 4.9 million employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies that best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.
The continued team comprises nearly 70% women, with women making up 70% of managers and 70% of the executive leadership team.
“At continued, women always have a seat at the table,” said HR Director Asher Primrose.
“We know that an inclusive workforce helps ensure a diversity of viewpoints and work styles. I consistently hear women in our company say they feel included in decisions and supported both professionally and personally.”
continued places a high emphasis on work–life balance. The company’s 100% virtual workplace allows team members to shed the constraints of the traditional office setting, giving them the ability to excel professionally without sacrificing time with family or other interests outside of work.
For three consecutive years, continued has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work. continued was also named one of the Best Small Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Fortune in 2018 and 2019.
“Best workplaces like continued are committed to addressing gender issues and evolving their behaviors and mindsets to narrow the gender gap,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “By creating an inclusive culture, Best Workplaces on this list see an increase in innovation regardless of gender, giving them a competitive advantage to thrive during these uncertain times.”
continued is a leading provider of online continuing education. Our mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience that enhances the lives and careers of those we serve. We offer quality, affordable online continuing education resources to a broad range of professionals in the fields of audiology, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and early childhood education. As a 100% virtual workplace, continued’s more than 100 employees bring talent, expertise, and dedication to the company’s mission without geographic constraints.
About the Best Workplaces for Women
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing over 4.9 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with Fortune, visit greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, their culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list published annually in Fortune.