DENVER, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SendGrid, a leading delivery platform for customer communication that drives engagement and growth, was ranked number 80 on the list of the country's Best Workplaces for Millennials, announced by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. The ranking considered 398,000 surveys that assessed organizations' fairness, teamwork, benefits and other elements essential to an outstanding work culture.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, SendGrid has over 400 employees with additional offices in Redwood City and Orange, California, and recently announced the expansion of its presence in London, England. The Company is hiring and has multiple open positions listed on its Careers page.
"Culture is key to scaling a company as quickly as we are. Millennial employees have helped enhance SendGrid's 4H culture of being happy, humble, hungry and honest. They are interested in making a difference and come into our organization with a strong drive to succeed and are genuinely happy to be here," said Pattie Money, Chief People Operations Officer at SendGrid. "I love seeing their desire to raise the bar and go above and beyond their role. Together, we have created an environment where millennials can thrive, that embodies passion and growth. Our team-first mentality has proven to be especially attractive to this demographic and has helped our business remain strong while attracting great talent of every age."
While many companies report high turnover among younger workers, an average of 85 percent of millennial front-line employees at the Best Workplaces say they want to work at their organizations for a long time.
"Millennials expect more from their employers in areas like fair treatment, clear communication, authentic leadership and opportunities for advancement – and rightly so. The Best Workplaces for Millennials are finding that fulfilling all these expectations by building a high-trust culture boosts Millennial employees' intent to stay by 20 times," said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.
The Best Workplaces for Millennials is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations. SendGrid was also ranked as a Best Workplace in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE and recognized as a Great Place to Work with 98 percent of employees responding that their workplace is great in January 2017.
SendGrid is a proven, cloud-based customer communication platform that drives engagement and business growth. A leader in email deliverability, SendGrid has sent over 30 billion emails each month for internet and mobile-based customers like Airbnb, Pandora, HubSpot, Spotify, Uber and Foursquare as well as more traditional enterprises like Intuit and Costco. For more information, visit www.sendgrid.com.
About the Best Workplaces for Millennials
Rankings are based on feedback from over 398,000 employees at Great Place to Work– Certified™ organizations. An anonymous Trust Index© survey assessed Millennial employees' experience of their managers' competence, respect and fairness in the workplace, meaningful work and other elements essential for an outstanding workplace. Results were compared to colleagues' responses from other generations. Rankings also take into account the consistency of experience for all Millennials, across various job roles and demographic backgrounds.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.
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