This morning we learned that Merit was named one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine! We are humbled by this distinction, and are proud to be in the company of the other great organizations on this list.
The Best Workplaces ranking considered more than 33,000 employee surveys from companies across the San Francisco Bay Area, analyzing the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team.
We credit this achievement to having generated, communicated, and operationalized a set of four values across our company. These values are:
- Everyone is a friend, even if they don’t know it yet.
- Building a network of trust and truth.
- Measure to meaningfully improve.
- A rising tide lifts all boats.
These values permeate our brand, culture, products, and even individual actions. At Merit, we constantly discuss, debate, and pressure-test these values, and allow others to hold us accountable to them.
We plan to go into more details on these values in a future series of posts, but in the meantime – if you want to work for a values-led company that has been validated as one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area, please check out our careers page as we are hiring across every team.