MADISON, Wis., July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The more than 2,400 people of Exact Sciences work every day to create life-changing innovations in earlier cancer detection. In the process, they also created a certifiably great place to work.
Today, Exact Sciences announced that it is now Great Place to Work-Certified™. This certification is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work's rigorous, data driven "For All" methodology, Certification confirms that 92% of employees say that Exact Sciences is a great place to work. This milestone is proof of the commitment the company continues to make to keep its culture inclusive, engaging, and motivating.
"We are thrilled to be Great Place to Work-Certified™," said Sarah Condella, senior vice president of Human Resources at Exact Sciences. "The heart of our company is our team, and we are devoted to creating a workplace in which every member can thrive. The work that we do is life-changing, and it is our priority that the mission and values of our company are felt and known by every employee. This milestone shows that we have stayed true to that priority."
Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.
"We congratulate Exact Sciences, on their Certification," said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of Best Workplace List Research at Great Place to Work. "Organizations that earn their employees' trust create great workplace cultures that deliver outstanding business results."
Exact Sciences relocated its headquarters to Madison, Wisconsin in 2009 and restarted operations with just a handful of employees. Today, the company employs more than 2,400 people, with more than three-quarters of the workforce based in Wisconsin. The company continues to grow. Exact Sciences opened a new, 169,000 square foot clinical laboratory and warehouse at the end of June, is adding a world-class employee amenities building on its Discovery Campus, and will open a new corporate headquarters building in early 2020. The amenities available to employees will include features such as: a complete cafeteria, health facilities, walking paths, and charging stations for electric cars.
There are more than 500 current job openings at Exact Sciences, making very real the possibility of joining this Great Place to Work-Certified company. Full-time employees receive a comprehensive pay and benefits package, including: four weeks paid time off, health insurance for the whole family, and company stock. Jobs range from entry-level Lab positions, which require only a high school diploma or GED, all the way up to research and engineering jobs requiring advanced education. Entry-level customer care center positions only require one year of customer-facing experience. For more information and to view a complete list of job openings, visit http://careers.exactsciences.com.
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About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on the work experience for every employee—our research shows there's a clear and direct relationship between employee engagement and financial performance. Over the past 25 years, we have captured the views of more than 100 million employees globally, helping organizations around the world identify and build high-trust, high-performance cultures. Powered by decades of research, Emprising®, our Software-as-a-Service survey and analytics platform, empowers companies with access to the assessments, data, and real-time reporting needed to help them create a meaningful impact on their business, their people, and their culture. Through our Certification programs, we recognize outstanding workplaces and produce Fortune's annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as a variety of other Best Workplace rankings in the United States and in more than 60 other countries. Everything we do is driven by our mission: to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All by the year 2030. Read our new book: "A Great Place to Work for All: Better for Business, Better for People, Better for the World." Learn more at Greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About Exact Sciences Corp.
Exact Sciences Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of some of the deadliest forms of cancer. The company has exclusive intellectual property protecting its non-invasive, molecular screening technology for the detection of colorectal cancer. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.exactsciences.com, follow Exact Sciences on Twitter @ExactSciences or find Exact Sciences on Facebook.
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