Landed #7 in the Best Small Business Category
LOS ANGELES, August 28, 2014– StudyMode, an ed-tech company dedicated to helping students succeed in school, has been named one of 2014’s Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. The program, created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group, is in its eighth year. StudyMode has been placed number seven out of a list of 21 in the Best Small Business category.
“At StudyMode, the people are the most important asset we have,” said Blaine Vess, Co-founder and CEO of StudyMode. “We’re continually focused on investing in training and development to the benefit of our employees and our company.”
StudyMode, founded in 1999, is headquartered in West Hollywood. Vess and his team have created a collaborative work environment that encourages self-direction and personal responsibility. StudyMode employees enjoy perks including regular catered lunches, massage chairs, flexible hours, fully paid health coverage for employees and their dependents, and a casual dress code.
Companies from across the county entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Los Angeles, analyzed the data and determined the final rankings.
For more information on the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkLA.com.
StudyMode provides a network of practical online learning tools and apps to help students succeed. The flagship site, StudyMode.com, allows students to share and review study materials such as research documents, book notes and AP notes. Other sites in the network include Cram.com, where students can create, share and study flashcards. Founded in 1999, StudyMode’s international network features more than 15 properties and reaches 90 million visitors per month.