WESTBOROUGH, Mass., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cumberland Farms, Inc., one of America's largest privately-held and family-owned convenience store chains, announced that it has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. The designation is based on extensive ratings provided by its team members in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/cumberland-farms-inc.
"Beyond providing competitive pay and extensive benefits, we at Cumberland Farms want our team members to find fulfillment, growth, and enjoyment at work," said Ari Haseotes, CEO of Cumberland Farms. "We are dedicated to delivering the friendliest, cleanest, and most convenient customer experience, by first creating a positive work environment - and The Great Place to Work Certification Program is an integral tool that will help us achieve that goal."
Cumberland Farms offers its team members a number of perks and programs, including free beverages throughout the workday and an additional discount on gas when team members use SmartPay, its fuel discount and loyalty program. The company is often praised for its tuition reimbursement, which offers full time team members the eligibility to receive over $5,250 annually ($2,625 for part time team members) – as well as its healthcare coverage, which requires just 30 hours per week for part time team members to qualify for insurance. In addition, Cumberland Farms was recognized by the Obama administration for its use of technology in engaging and connecting team members to leadership through its Farm Feed Team Member App.
"We applaud Cumberland Farms, Inc. for seeking certification and releasing its team members' feedback," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work's Certification Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own team members' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Cumberland Farms, Inc. should take into account as an indicator of high performance."
"According to our study, 84 percent of Cumberland Farms, Inc. team members say it is a great workplace," says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production.
Cumberland Farms, Inc. team members completed 5292 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin error of ± 0.63.
For more information on Cumberland Farms, or to inquire about career opportunities, please visit https://www.cumberlandfarms.com/working-here, or follow Cumberland Farms on Twitter and Instagram @CumberlandFarms.
About Cumberland Farms
Cumberland Farms makes life easier for busy people every day. What started in 1939 with a cow and a dream has grown into a network of nearly 600 convenience stores across 8 states. Three generations later, Cumberland Farms is still family owned and operated, and continues to reflect the values it was built upon: envisioning a better way to serve customers by providing the best possible products at the best possible prices. Whether you're buying a cold Chill Zone drink, a hot or iced cup of Farmhouse Blend Coffee, or filling the gas tank, convenience and customer service is key. Cumberland Farms also has a long heritage of giving back to the communities where it operates from feeding the hungry, to supporting local sports teams and fundraising. For more information about a Cumberland Farms near you, please visit us at http://www.cumberlandfarms.com or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cumberlandfarms.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.
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