Arlington, VA—The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) was selected as a Washington Post Top Workplace for the second consecutive year. The 2015 Top Workplaces, unveiled in the June 21 edition of the Washington Post, are based solely on employee feedback from an independent survey. The survey, conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, gauges satisfaction with benefits, workplace diversity, leadership and overall employment experience.
“It’s such an honor to once again earn a spot in these prestigious rankings,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “Our employees are hardworking, passionate and devoted to contributing to CEA’s mission to grow the consumer technology industry. We remain deeply committed to promoting and protecting innovation—the new products and services that are changing and improving lives around the world—as well as maintaining a flexible work environment with unmatched benefits to keep our staff happy, healthy and proud to represent such a dynamic industry.”
“CEA’s culture focuses on employee creativity and forward-thinking strategy,” added Glenda MacMullin, COO and CFO, CEA. “Our open-door policy allows all employees to reach out directly to management and senior staff with any concerns or suggestions about improving the organization, and interdepartmental teamwork is encouraged. We also support the personal and professional development of CEA employees through in-house training and mentorship programs, workshops and a tuition reimbursement program.”
In addition to traditional benefits, CEA offers several benefits that help enable employees to achieve their personal and professional best, including a mortgage assistance program, a flexible work schedule and summer work hours. CEA focuses on promoting employee health through instructor-led boot camp sessions, strength training and yoga classes, and access to an always-open on-site gym at no cost to CEA staff.
CEA has also been included on the Virginia Business and Best Companies Group Best Places to Work in Virginia list for the last five consecutive years. CEA is a six-time winner of the CARE Awards and has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters for the last three years.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $286 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative and regulatory advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces CES, with an attendance of more than 165,000 industry professionals. CES 2016 will feature 3,600+ exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services. ce.org