Instructure Named One of Utah's Best Companies to Work For in 2015 by Utah Business Magazine
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure (NYSE: INST), a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company and creator of the Canvas and Bridge learning management systems (LMS), today announced it was named one of Utah's best companies to work for in 2015 by Utah Business Magazine. This recognition marks the third consecutive year Instructure has received this award.
The award further establishes Instructure as a workplace invested in creating an environment conducive to happy and productive employees. Instructure and other winners will be honored at a luncheon on Dec. 10, 2015 in Salt Lake City.
"We are thrilled that Utah Business Magazine continues to recognize our commitment to building an exceptional and open company culture," said Jeff Weber, senior vice president of people and places at Instructure. "At Instructure, we focus on providing top-tier benefits and creating an engaging environment that allows our amazingly talented people to apply their creativity and exceptional brainpower to their projects, and these awards show we're doing just that."
Instructure prides itself on maintaining an open, informal, fun company culture and providing generous employee perks and amenities, which include paid time off and flexible work schedules tailored to employees with families; 100 percent paid medical, dental, disability and life insurance; a game room with ping pong and basketball; fully-stocked kitchen with free breakfast and lunch selections; live video feeds to international offices to keep teams in touch around the globe; gym memberships and Welbe fitness tracking, among other benefits. Filled with natural light, Instructure's offices are located at the edge of Utah's iconic mountains and offer employees a panoramic view of downtown Salt Lake City and the state's beautiful natural landscape.
Working at Instructure makes employees happy. This fact is evidenced by a December 2015 Glassdoor score of 4.7 out of five based on 76 employee reviews, with 96 percent of employees stating they would recommend a friend to work at Instructure. Instructure's C-level executives are also esteemed — CEO Josh Coates receives a 94 percent approval rating on the site.
Instructure was selected by Utah Business Magazine as one of the best companies to work for through a scrupulous examination of company features including benefits and pay, fairness and opportunities, corporate culture, internal communication and employee pride. The award validates Instructure's team of talented employees for embodying its core values including trust, excellence, integrity and openness.
Instructure, Inc. is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company that makes software that makes people smarter. With a vision to help maximize the potential of people through technology, Instructure created Canvas and Bridge to enable organizations everywhere to easily develop, deliver and manage engaging face-to-face and online learning experiences. To date, Instructure has connected millions of teachers and learners at more than 1,600 educational institutions and corporations throughout the world. Learn more about Canvas for higher ed and K-12, and Bridge for the corporate market at www.Instructure.com.
Jessica Hutchison, Method Communications
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