CENTREVILLE, Va., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carfax and its employees today earned distinction as a Washingtonian 'Great Places to Work' in the Washington, D.C. area for an unprecedented seventh-straight time. Carfax is the only company to have won a place on the prestigious biannual list every year since 2003.
"Being a Great Place to Work for the seventh straight time is an incredible tribute to the hard work and focus of Team Carfax," said Adrienne Webster, VP of human resources. "We're honored Washingtonian has continually recognized the unique culture created by people playing to their strengths. Inspired by our mission, Team Carfax does amazing things that help millions of people buy, sell and own cars better. When you have passionate people who make work fun and a have great work-life balance, anything is possible."
Essential to the success of Carfax and its employees is the Carfax Playbook, a set of core principles that help define the company culture. Members of Team Carfax work and play together, sharing information and goals for products that help save people money and save lives. They also challenge each other to stay at the top of their game with ongoing training, opportunities to grow, and things like 24-hour hackathons.
"If you want to work at a place where your love for helping people is an invaluable asset, look no further than Carfax," continued Webster. "We're grateful to the Washingtonian for rewarding the non-stop efforts of our employees and showing how a focus on purpose and passion helps make a Great Place to Work."
Carfax is expanding its Fairfax County headquarters and has many career opportunities for marketing professionals, sales experts, and top-notch developers. In addition to the Washingtonian, The Washington Post, Glassdoor and Virginia Business recognize Carfax as a top workplace. In 2011, Inside Columbia's CEO magazine ranked Carfax as the "Best Place to Work" in Columbia, Mo., where Carfax was founded.
For information on the job opportunities available at Carfax, visit www.carfax.com/careers.
About Carfax (www.carfax.com)
Carfax, a unit of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and continues to develop innovative services – like Carfax Used Car Listings and myCarfax – that make it easier to buy, sell and own a used car. The company maintains a database comprising over 14 billion vehicle history records from more than 92,000 sources worldwide. Get a free Carfax® Vehicle History Report from dealers with every used car for sale on Carfax.com or look for Carfax Advantage™ dealers in your area and say 'Show Me the Carfax™'. Based in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is the leading global source of information, insight and analytics in the automotive industry and other critical areas that shape today's business landscape.
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