WALTHAM, Mass., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com, (http://www.care.com), an online resource helping families connect with local caregivers for children, adults and seniors, pets, and home and lifestyle, was named one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Boston Business Journal in its 10th annual awards program. "Best Places to Work" honors the area's leading employers who have created a positive and meaningful work environment for their employees, as well as a high level of workplace satisfaction.
"We're honored to be recognized by the Boston Business Journal as one of the area's Best Places to Work," said Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO, Care.com. "We developed our Company values – BE THERE – as a team and they guide everything we do, from business to hiring decisions. Being Transparent, Humble, Entrepreprenurial, Respectful and Excellent are traits everyone at Care.com embodies and, ultimately, this translates into a stronger experience for our customers."
Care.com was honored during a celebration breakfast on Friday, June 1 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. More than 400 companies qualified for consideration in three size categories, based on the results of more than 18,000 employee-satisfaction surveys. Employees answered questionnaires that addressed such factors as their pride in the company, company encouragement, support and recognition of achievement, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors.
About Care.com, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Care.com (www.care.com) is the largest and fastest growing service used by families seeking high-quality care providers, providing a place to easily connect with hundreds of thousands of care providers, share care giving experiences and get advice. The company addresses the unique lifecycle of care needs that each family goes through - child care, senior care, special needs care, tutoring, pet care, housekeeping and more. To help ensure safety both online and at home, Care.com provides mom-reviewed profiles, monitored messaging, access to background checks, recorded references, and educational information on the interviewing process. Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, technology companies, and professional services firms offer Care.com memberships as a benefit to employees through its Workplace Solutions program.