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Wayfair Named One of Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

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Article Summary: Home furnishings retailer ranks second highest in Boston and 18th nationally in Glassdoor survey.


Wayfair.com, the largest online retailer of home furnishings, reported that it has been named one of the Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance by Glassdoor, the leading social jobs and career community. The ranking recognizes companies offering the best balance between work and personal life and is based entirely on anonymous employee feedback.

Wayfair ranked 18th in the U.S. overall and was the second highest rated Boston area company for work-life balance. Nearly 100,000 companies were reviewed on Glassdoor.com and considered for inclusion in the 2012 ranking.

"We know that the success of our business depends on a talented and highly motivated workforce made up of people who can choose to work anywhere they want, so we offer the unique opportunity to achieve work-life balance even while working in an exciting, fast-paced environment," said Niraj Shah, CEO of Wayfair. "This differentiates us from other technology companies and enables us to attract the best and brightest in Boston."

Other companies on Glassdoor's Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance list included LinkedIn, Orbitz, REI, Bain & Company and Careerbuilder.com.

Wayfair is currently hiring for many open positions, including Software Engineers, Buyers, Category Managers and other roles. To see a current list of openings, both here and internationally, go to www.Wayfair.com/careers.

About Wayfair: Wayfair LLC is the parent company for wayfair.com, which offers a zillion things home – the largest catalog of home items anywhere, crossing all styles and budgets, and offering 5,000+ brands of furniture, lighting, cookware and more. With a massive selection of more than 5 million products, chances are good people can find just the right items for their homes. Other sites under the Wayfair umbrella include AllModern.com and JossAndMain.com.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Wayfair employs more than 1000 people and was recently named one of the top 25 best technology companies to work for in 2012 by Business Insider. Wayfair operates distribution centers in Ogden, Utah and Hebron, Kentucky, and international offices in Galway, Ireland, London, Munich and Sydney. For more information, visit www.wayfair.com.

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