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Geocaching HQ Recognized for 8th Year in a Row in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work
Seattle, WA (November 2, 2018) –Geocaching HQ, the company that supports global game of geocaching, has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018. Winning companies provide great workplaces for employees and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors, while also respecting the environment.
“For eight years running, Geocaching HQ is excited to make OUTSIDE Magazine’s list of Best Places to Work,” said Bryan Roth, Cofounder and President of Geocaching HQ. “We’ve worked hard to co-create a workplace that embodies the adventurous spirit of the global geocaching community, and these awards are a wonderful acknowledgement of our continued progress towards this goal.”
“Companies from across the country entered a rigorous two-part survey process to make the winning list,” said Abigail Wise, online managing editor, OUTSIDE. “Employees took part in a survey to measure personal experience, while The Best Companies Group evaluated each company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics.”
The winning companies are those that value productivity in combination with an active, eco-conscious lifestyle, for a fulfilling experience inside and outside the office. This is OUTSIDE’s eleventh year providing the Best Places to Work.
Geocaching HQ landed #38 and was the only Washington-based company to make the list. The company’s 80 employees enjoy a variety of benefits including a stocked outdoor gear closet, communal eating space with catered lunches and endless snacks, unlimited ski/snowboard lift tickets, outdoor activity reimbursement, internal geocaching program with global travel opportunities, healthy work/life balance, and comprehensive health coverage. Geocaching HQ also received the Gold Award in Entertainment at Seattle Business Magazine’s Tech Impact Awards earlier this year.
The complete list of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018 is available at OutsideOnline.com. For a list of past winners and for more information on the selection process, visit Bestplacestoworkoutside.com.
For more information on OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018 or to schedule an interview with an editor, please contact Kailey McGarvey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646.695.7046.
About Geocaching HQ:
Based in Seattle, Geocaching HQ supports the global community-based activity of geocaching. The company’s 80+ employees develop innovative products and services including Geocaching.com and the Geocaching® app that inspire and enable discovery, exploration, and adventure in more than 190 countries.
OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, the Outside Podcast, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ App (also available onGoogle Play), Outside Books, and Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Connect with Outside Online and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
ABOUT THE BEST COMPANIES GROUP:
Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.