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Edmunds.com Named Distinguished Finalist in Wall Street Journal's 2008 Top Small Workplaces Award
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — October 17, 2008 — The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with Winning Workplaces, has announced that Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information, has been named a Distinguished Finalist for the 2008 Top Small Workplaces Award. The award recognizes employers that have built exemplary workplaces and provide employees with extensive traditional and non-traditional benefits.
"We are very proud of our recognition as a distinguished finalist," said Karren Fink, Vice President of Human Resources for Edmunds.com. "The selection process was quite rigorous, and being selected as a finalist from a pool of 782 applications is a terrific achievement."
Edmunds.com employees enjoy industry-leading benefits, which include:
- 14 paid holidays plus a minimum of four weeks paid time off
- Cash incentive plan
- Education reimbursement program
- Medical, dental and vision plans
- Generous maternity and parental leave programs
- 401(k) with company matching contributions
- Subsidized on-site health club membership
- Daily fresh fruit
"Our people are our greatest asset so we foster a culture where our people can grow, thrive, contribute and have fun," said Avi Steinlauf, President and Chief Operating Officer of Edmunds.com.
Edmunds.com's new employee-friendly and productivity-enhancing Santa Monica, Calif. headquarters recently won the BusinessWeek/Architectural Record award, an international prize that honors the architects and clients who best utilize design to achieve strategic objectives.
Details on the 2008 Top Small Workplaces Finalists can be found at http://www.winningworkplaces.org/topsmallbiz/2008finalists/index.php#edmunds. More information about Edmunds.com and available employment opportunities can be accessed at http://www.edmunds.com/careers/.
About Edmunds.com, Inc.
Edmunds.com, Inc. publishes three Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers and enthusiasts. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive consumer information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site. Its most popular feature, the Edmunds.com True Market Value® , is relied upon by millions of people seeking current transaction prices for new and used vehicles. Edmunds.com was named "Best Car Research Site" by Forbes ASAP, has been selected by consumers as the "Most Useful Web Site" according to every J.D. Power and Associates New Autoshopper.com Study(SM), was ranked first in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites by The Wall Street Journal and was rated "#1" in Keynote's study of third-party automotive Web sites. Inside Line launched in January 2005 and is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. CarSpace launched in February 2006 and is an automotive social networking Web site and home to the oldest and most established automotive community. AutoObserver.com launched in 2007 and provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.