Chegg has been named as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology by Fortune. To make this list, Fortune partnered with the people analytics firm, Great Place to Work, for analysing anonymous survey feedback representing more than 220,000 US employees. The employees of various companies responded to over 60 survey questions related to their work environment.
For those of you who don’t know, Chegg is a US-based education technology company. It specializes in online textbook rentals, homework help,
online tutoring, scholarships and internship matching. Its main clients are High School and University students who need help with their studies.
Chegg is one of the fastest growing e-commerce startups that has raised more than $140 million. Yet, not a lot of people know about it. However, by its growth, some even consider it to be Netflix for Textbooks.
Now you’re familiar with Chegg, back to the Best Workplaces in Technology. Note that the companies listed here are committed to lead the technology industry by creating a great work environment for its employees. That is regardless of their race, gender, age, sexual orientation or any personal characteristics.
To ensure maximum accuracy, the survey results were accurate to a 95% confidence level with a 5% margin of error. There were 2 categories. Companies with 10-999 employees were categorized as Small and Medium. While the ones with or over 1000 employees were considered Large. Chegg was part of the former.
Lauren Speers, Senior Software Engineer at Chegg says, “I love working at Chegg because it really is student-first. It’s a privilege to work alongside smart, kind and energetic people who are as committed to helping students as I am. And while we work hard every day, we also take time to celebrate what we’ve accomplished together.”
Like this, there are many other similar experiences that have ensured Chegg’s place in that list. As you can see in the image below, over 90% of Chegg’s employees are happy with their jobs. To know more about stats, check it out here.
Chegg’s president and CEO, Dan Rosensweig says, “We are honoured to be recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Technology. Our company culture is rooted in the team’s dedication and passion to helping students, and it’s that shared mission that makes Chegg such a great place to work”.
Prior to this, Chegg has also bagged 2018 Best Workplaces for Women and 2018 Best Small & Medium Workplaces.