UpCity Named a 2021 Inc. Best Workplace
We are thrilled to announce that Inc. has named UpCity one of the Best Workplaces for 2021!
UpCity was built on four foundational values. Every one of our employees—from our Executive Leadership Team to our newest hire—is committed to being trustworthy, accountable, collaborative, and transparent.
“The success of any organization starts with the people,” said UpCity Senior Vice President of Product & Marketing Heidi Sullivan. “We’ve always been committed to an inclusive workplace culture that fosters professional development and the understanding that everyone’s contributions have a very real impact on our company’s growth. We have an amazing team at UpCity and are so excited for this recognition from Inc.!”
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In fact, when Inc. surveyed our team members individually, “transparent” was the word that was used most often when discussing our workplace culture. Here is a selection of quotes that Inc. collected from UpCity employees:
“Since joining UpCity, I have seen the team grow both in numbers and revenue. Not once have I felt that the employees weren’t being put first. From being with past employers, I wouldn’t be able to say that same. UpCity has continued to enhance work-life balance along with building a great culture that fuels inspiration and creativity.”
“UpCity provides a welcoming, productive, and respectful workplace. I feel valued and respected every day, and the confidence that leaders show in me has helped me grow more than I have at any other agency. UpCity understands how to keep employees happy and motivated. Every day I am excited to get to work and excited to share my thoughts and ideas with all departments.”
“Taking ownership of projects instead of supporting them has meant a lot to me. It shows me that my ideas are valued and I’m trusted by my supervisors and leadership. Also the transparency on everything. I did not have this with previous employers and didn’t realize how much of a difference it made until I came here.”
In Inc.’s final report, the results showed that 95.83% of UpCity employees are “highly engaged.” What’s more, when given the statement, “I see professional growth and career development opportunities for myself in this organization,” 91% of women agreed, as did 85% of the men on our team.
We know our partners share many of these same values, and we want to thank you for inspiring us every day to put them into action. Our workplace would not be the same without your support, and we remain steadfast in our dedication to helping our partners gain visibility, improve their online credibility, and build stronger relationships with businesses seeking their services.
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