LONDON - April 28, 2016 - Cirrus Logic, an Austin, Texas-based semiconductor company with major facilities in the U.K., has been named by Great Place to Work as one of the U.K.‘s Best Workplaces in the Medium category (organisations with 50-499 employees) in their annual Best Workplaces ranking announced on 27 April.
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“After Cirrus Logic acquired Wolfson Microelectronics in 2014, we set out to build a truly exceptional corporate culture and overall work environment for our U.K. team,” said Jason Rhode, president and CEO, Cirrus Logic. “With so much of one’s life revolving around work and career, we take employee job satisfaction seriously. The scores from our employee survey showed significant improvement in two short years, and now making the Great Place to Work’s list of top employers for the first time in the U.K. is a great honour.”
Cirrus Logic participated in a rigorous selection process, which included an employee feedback survey and in-depth questionnaire about its employee programmes and company practices. Great Place to Work evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions of a great workplace: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. Cirrus Logic has been recognised on the Great Place to Work’s list of best small and medium companies in the U.S. for the past five years, ranking No. 8 in the 2015 list which was published in FORTUNE®.
To enhance the employee experience, Cirrus Logic fosters a culture of continuous improvement, with regular employee feedback directly contributing to new programmes and services. Noted for being a family-friendly company emphasising the work/life balance, Cirrus Logic also provides its employees with competitive salary and bonus programmes, equity and personal and professional development training to enhance career growth, patent recognition awards and an Innovations Conference. The company is also expanding its operations in London and building a state-of-the-art employee facility in the popular Quartermile district in Edinburgh.
Cirrus Logic, which is a major sponsor of the Edinburgh International Science Festival, provides U.K. employees with numerous unique on-site and off-site programmes that have contributed to the company’s exceptional corporate culture. These programmes include monthly happy hours, live concerts, family picnics and other family friendly events, Cirrus Logic Kids Club, health and wellness activities and seminars, physical fitness classes, free guitar lessons, subsidised breakfast and lunch, free vending and fresh fruit, to name but a few.
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
Cirrus Logic is a leader in high performance, low-power ICs for audio and voice signal processing applications. Cirrus Logic’s products span the entire audio signal chain, from capture to playback, providing innovative products for the world’s top smartphones, tablets, digital headsets, wearables and emerging smart home applications. With headquarters in Austin, Texas , Cirrus Logic is recognised globally for its award-winning corporate culture. Check us out at www.cirrus.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® U.K. is part of the world’s leading consultancy specialising in employee surveys and workplace cultures. We help organisations improve their business performance by understanding and improving their workplace culture. Our focus is on trust which is proven to be a key driver of sustainable engagement which leads to higher business performance.
Our unique, world-leading methodology is at the core of the Best Workplaces meme, the largest and most respected global study of people management and workplace cultures which culminates in the Best Workplace awards. Every year around the world we survey and audit the cultures of around 6,600 organisations representing some 12 million employees. This gives us unrivalled data and insights into HR and management trends and good people practices. We share this knowledge via our research, publications and events.
To see the 2016 Best Workplaces list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.co .U.K.
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