Positive employee experience secures debt settlement company with six-year certification streak
NEW YORK – January 31, 2024 – National Debt Relief, the industry leader in debt settlement known for its Whole Human Finance™ approach to debt relief, is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work® for the sixth year in a row. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at National Debt Relief.
This year, 86 percent of employees said National Debt Relief is a great place to work – 29 points higher than the average U.S. company at 57 percent. Other highlights include:
- 94 percent of employees feel welcomed when they join National Debt Relief
- 90 percent say they are given the resources and equipment to do their jobs
- 90 percent say they can take time off work when it’s necessary for them
- 90 percent acknowledge success is celebrated
- 81 percent experience a high-trust culture and are invested in the organization
“I’m happy to see that the investment we’re making to grow, develop and support our team at National Debt Relief is shining through in our latest Great Place to Work certification,” said Alex Kleyner, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, National Debt Relief. “I commend all our team members because they believe in and truly embody our ‘whole human’ approach internally and externally. Their shared interest in making people’s lives better not only helps enhance our teamwork and connection with each other, but it also allows us to provide the best service to our clients as we help them overcome debt and achieve financial security.”
Great Place To Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.
“Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Global Recognition, Great Place To Work. She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, National Debt Relief clearly stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees.”
Throughout the past year, National Debt Relief has continued to invest in its team members’ learning and development. They’ve continued to expand in areas such as financial education programs, philanthropic engagement, mental health and wellness support, and employee recognition. Three new programs that launched in 2023 were:
- Free membership to the Calm app – providing all team members and up to five dependents with free access to support improved mental health and self-care
- Peer-to-peer recognition platform – a digital-first recognition platform to encourage “shout-outs” that are linked to rewards to deepen team member connection and build community
- Expanded parental leave – providing team members with increased parental leave now at 12 weeks fully paid, so they can have more time to care for their newest family members
“It’s truly special to see that for the last six years, our team members’ experience continues to be so positive,” said Carla Perez, Chief People Officer, National Debt Relief. “We continue to work hard at creating an environment for our employees that deeply reflects our values of integrity, growth and connection. Having the recognition from Great Place To Work is validation that our employees feel supported, encouraged and recognized for all the work they do as they’re making a significant impact in our clients’ lives by helping them resolve their debt and live the lives they’ve always dreamed for themselves.”
According to Great Place To Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93 percent more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.
Looking to grow your career at a company that puts its people first? Visit our careers page at: www.NationalDebtRelief.com/careers/.
About National Debt Relief
National Debt Relief (NDR) is redefining the debt settlement journey. Our Whole Human FinanceTM approach empowers, supports and guides our clients as they transform their lives by reclaiming their financial health and independence. As an accredited BBB A+ business and named the top-rated debt settlement company in 2023 by Forbes Advisor, NDR has been recognized since 2009 for its human-centric approach to helping clients achieve financial wellness, and for helping hundreds of thousands of people resolve their debt and rediscover their whole selves. For more information, please visit www.NationalDebtRelief.com.
About Great Place to Work Certification™
Great Place To Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified.
About Great Place To Work®
As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work® brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model helps companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified™ or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List.
Senior Communications Manager, National Debt Relief
Renee [dot] Oehlerking [at] NationalDebtRelief [dot] com