Lola.com Named 2019 Best Places to Work by Boston Business JournalBy Mike Baker, published on Apr 16, 2019
Employee Survey Reveals Boston SaaS Startup Goes Above and Beyond to Foster Enjoyable, Meaningful, Growth-Filled Work Environment Loved by Lola.com Team
BOSTON – April 16, 2019 – Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, and report on business travel, has been named one of the Boston Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work, recognizing companies that go beyond the norm to foster an enjoyable and meaningful work environment for employees. The distinction is earned by being one of the top-scoring companies on the employee attitude surveys completed over the last several weeks. The Lola.com team is talking about what it’s like to work at the growing company in a recently released video at: https://www.lola.com/news/what-making-bbjs-best-places-to-work-list-means-to-us
“Being recognized by Boston Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work is a great milestone and a huge point of pride, but it’s just the beginning,” said Mike Volpe, CEO of Lola.com. “Creating a workplace that brings out the best in our employees and supporting them with a culture that makes them strive to do their best is really the only way to build the best products possible while delivering the most value to our customers. We are excited to continuing building the best team in the world that will disrupt the $1.6 trillion global travel market with the simplest business travel app in the world.”
Companies are judged based on the results of an employee survey administered by Quantum Workplace, where various categories are evaluated, including Communication and Resources, Individual Needs, Manager Effectiveness, Personal Engagement, Team Dynamics, and Trust in Leadership.
The BBJ is recognizing this year’s 79 honorees as well as counting down each category’s top-ranked places to work during its 17th annual Best Places to Work cocktail and awards celebration on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT at the Head of Concourse at the World Trade Center in Boston. Lola.com will also be featured in a special edition of the Boston Business Journal on June 21, 2019. For more on the awards, follow #BBJBPTW on Twitter.
Lola.com is growing, doubling headcount in 2019, made possible with a $37 million Series C funding round announced last month. The company is hiring across engineering, product management, sales, and marketing. For open positions, visit: https://www.lola.com/careers
For the full list of 2019 BBJ Best Places to Work winners, visit: https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2019/04/11/bbj-reveals-2019-best-places-to-work-honorees.html
Lola.com makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. Lola.com uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot. For more information, visit https://www.lola.com/ and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.