Food City earns 2024 Great Place To Work Certification™

Published 10:23 am Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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ABINGDON, Va. – Food City is proud to announce that the grocery retailer was recently Certified™ by Great Place To Work®. The prestigious award is based entirely on their associate’s feedback about their workplace experience.

“Food City is excited to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work®. Our associates are our most valuable asset, and we strive to provide a workplace environment that enables them to grow personally and professionally as valued members of our team,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer. “We want them to be proud of their company and the exceptional services we provide the communities we serve. We would like to thank our dedicated team of associates for their vote of confidence in earning this high honor for our company.”

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver employee retention and increased innovation.

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“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, the Vice President of Global Recognition at 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, it is evident that Food City stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees.”

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% 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.