December 11, 2013-Alexandria, VA-The Motley Fool, founded in Alexandria with the purpose of helping the world invest better, has been given top honor today as the best medium-sized company to work for in 2014 by Glassdoor.com.
The Motley Fool beat out companies from across the country to finish first on Glassdoor's "Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014" list. SmartBear Software (#2) and Travelzoo (#3) round out the top three of the category. Other companies on the list include Hubspot (#12) and electroshock weapon maker Taser (#23).
According to Glassdoor, the list was compiled "solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor's anonymous online company review survey."
Said The Motley Fool's Chief People Officer Lee Burbage: "We work tirelessly to keep our employees engaged in jobs they love and a mission they support. We're thrilled that we've created a workplace that's worthy of their praise."
In addition to this latest recognition by Glassdoor, The Motley Fool can be found on Washingtonian magazine's list of the "50 Great Places to Work" as well as Washington Business Journal's "Best Places to Work." The Motley Fool was also named the Best Media Company to Work For by Business Insider, placing it ahead of Disney, ESPN and Turner Broadcasting among others.
"We love talking about office culture and welcome sharing ideas with anyone who's interested," Burbage said.
The Motley Fool hosts a monthly culture tour and Q&A on the first Friday of each month at its office in Alexandria. For further information, comment and questions, please contact Matt Trogdon at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also learn more about The Motley Fool's workplace culture and see a list of current job openings here.