LOS ANGELES – October 6, 2022 – InStride, the premier provider of strategically designed workforce education programs, today announced that it has won a “Best Company Perks & Benefits” Award from Comparably.
Comparably Awards are based on survey responses provided by employees anonymously through Comparably.com. Winners are determined using sentiment ratings over a 12-month period across categories such as compensation, professional development, work-life balance and leadership.
InStride is a public-benefit company that designs workforce education programs that help attract and retain employees and advance their careers, while accomplishing wide-ranging business objectives at the same time. InStride’s unique approach and technology are leading a movement that makes workforce education and lifelong learning a possibility for all.
“Our mission is to enable businesses to create the workforce of the future by offering their employees access to higher education,” said Vivek Sharma, CEO and Founder of InStride. “This applies to our people as well. Step Forward is the crown jewel of InStride’s best-in-class offerings to support our employee wellness and growth, both personal and professional. Through this internal program, we demonstrate how investing in your people through employer-sponsored education can drive success for companies and their employees.”
InStride’s recognition in the Company Perks & Benefits Award category reflects the company’s commitment to supporting its employees to learn new skills and advance their careers through workforce education. The Step Forward program is available to InStride employees from the day they start with the company and offers them access to 2,300+ courses ranging from skills training to graduate degrees, all provided by InStride’s network of top-tier academic providers. Tuition is covered upfront by InStride so that employees can focus on their courses and not worry about accruing student loan debt.
Comparably is a leading workplace culture and compensation monitoring site that provides the most comprehensive and accurate representation of what it’s like to work at companies. Employees can anonymously rate their employers in 20 different workplace culture categories, providing the public a transparent and in-depth look at the experiences workers have based on their gender, ethnicity, age, department, experience, location, education, and company size. Since launching in 2016, Comparably has accumulated 10 million ratings across 60,000 U.S. companies. The platform has become one of the fastest-growing SaaS solutions for employer branding and trusted third-party site for workplace and salary data, including its annual Best Places to Work series.
InStride drives business and social impact through strategic workforce education. As the global leader in these programs, InStride works with corporate partners like Ascension, Medtronic, Labcorp, Magna and more, providing their employees with access to top-tier academic institutions, strategic learning paths and an innovative technology platform. Guided by its mission to change lives for working adults and cultivate the workforce of the future, InStride has been recognized with Fortune’s Impact 20 and Inc.'s Best in Business awards. Visit instride.com or follow InStride on Twitter and LinkedIn for more information and up-to-date news.