We’re thrilled to announce that we have been named a Silver winner of a Stevie® Award for Employer of The Year in the Software category (with more than 250 employees) in the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers.
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements, and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and maintain great places to work.
More than 950 nominations from organizations of all sizes, in 29 nations, were submitted this year in a wide range of HR-related categories, including Achievement in Workplace Safety & Compliance, Employer of the Year, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year, Human Resources Team of the Year, and Employee Relations Solution Provider of the Year, among others. We’re proud to be recognized amongst other great companies like Tinuiti, IBM, Turo, and Bank of America!
The judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners included over 70 professionals worldwide. We’re proud to share some of the commentary shared by the anonymous judging panel, about Iterable:
“Really nice perks for employees and it’s clear your focus is on them. The ‘Balance Day’ is a really nice benefit and reimbursement for adoption expenses is unique.”
“I like how you implement your values in your people activities and organizational development. And activities and employee feedback proves that [your company] walks the talk. Bravo!”
“Well done on your efforts to support your diverse employees – especially during a challenging time.”
We’re incredibly proud of this achievement, enabled by our Iterators, who live our values as we scale.
Empowering Iterators to Do Their Best Work
When it comes to our company culture, our answer is simple: prioritize people. We believe that human ingenuity has the power to solve any challenge and overcome any obstacle, and are confident that the investments we make in our workforce enable us to deliver solutions to some of the world’s most difficult marketing challenges.
Working closely with employees, we’re able to provide supportive initiatives and power growth and productivity.
Key initiatives include:
- Our Affinity Groups program, which is created and run by employees who share a common community or identity. We currently have eight active Affinity Groups including Black at IT, Asian and Pacific Islanders, Pride at Iterable, and the Women’s Network.
- A monthly “Balance Day”—a paid holiday on the First Friday of every month—to promote self-care and work-life balance. Employees are encouraged to share photographs of how they embody #balance on a company-wide Slack channel.
- Removing barriers to entry—like location, education, and industry experience—for talent is integral to enabling progress and ensuring success. We have removed a “formal degree” requirement from 100% of our open roles, and positions in the company do not require a specific number of years of industry experience. We are also actively recruiting at events, like LesbiansWhoTech and AfroTech, that increase our visibility to underrepresented individuals.
- A quarterly learning and development stipend to encourage employees to pursue continued growth in personal and professional endeavors.
- A monthly wellness benefit, free subscriptions to meditation apps Calm and Headspace, and a corporate membership with ClassPass.
The unprecedented nature of COVID forced us to innovate at pace, ensuring that our initiatives continued to support the evolving needs of our diverse workforce. We were fortunate to have remote working experts on our team (20% of our employees were already fully remote and thriving prior to the COVID-19 outbreak) who shared their wisdom with the team to make for an easier transition for the whole company.
Our future of work is designed with our workforce in mind, using information and feedback collected directly from employees over the last 18 months. In mid-August, we announced our adoption of a hybrid work model, where employees can choose to work from the office, their home, or a combination of the two.
We also implemented geoneutral pay—a single geographical compensation band for our employees, anchored at the most competitive market in each respective country (the San Francisco Bay Area market for the US, London for the UK). This means that when Iterable employees move within the US or UK, they’ll keep their pay regardless of location.
Iterable has always been committed to putting employees and equity first. We’re thankful to the Stevie Awards committee for recognizing this dedication, and excited to put our values into practice as we continue making a more inclusive workplace and industry at large.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the list of 2021 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/HR.
Does Iterable sound like a place where you would thrive? Explore open roles on our careers page!