Lola.com Named to Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the NationBy Kathleen Burns, published on Feb 4, 2020
Recognized nationally among 540 winners out of 5,000 nominations for workplace engagement and commitment to healthy and happy work culture
BOSTON – Feb. 4, 2020 – Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to book, manage, report, and save on business travel, has been named a winner in the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® competition by the National Association for Business Resources. Out of 5,000 nominations, the program honored 540 national winning organizations from across the country.
“With the war on talent hitting the door steps of the Best and Brightest, this achievement means even more than it did a year ago,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs. “As we continue to raise the bar, these companies rise to the challenge through cultural innovation, maximizing their workforce potential.”
The 2019 national winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. Measures include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; and Strategic Company Performance.
“In September, we were excited to be recognized as a winner of Boston’s 2019 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, so now to be honored nationally is amazing,” said Emma Brudner, Director of People Operations at Lola.com. “We pride ourselves on the fact that our teams are not only nice to each other, but loving. We’ve worked hard to foster our ‘Wicked Loving’ work culture, and it’s playing off in happy employees as well as happy customers.”
Lola.com earned numerous awards in 2019 for its workplace culture, including one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2019, one of 10 Inno Blazers among BostInno’s 50 on Fire, one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe, and Boston Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work, among others.
Lola.com’s happy employees have built a product that closed out the year as the #1 corporate travel management app across all major customer review sites, including Capterra, TrustPilot, TrustRadius, and G2. Lola.com is continuing high growth momentum into 2020.
For open positions at the company, visit: https://www.lola.com/careers
About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives, and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, and San Francisco. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com to nominate your organization.
Lola.com makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to book, manage, and report on global business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Employee-friendly travel policies can be set up in five minutes, while managers can view budgets and expenditures in real-time and efficiently monitor their globetrotting team. With Lola.com’s 24/7/365 customer support included in its flat-fee rate, there is no easier way for travelers to book and rebook competitively priced flights and hotels. 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, part of the founding team at HubSpot. For more information, visit https://www.lola.com/ and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.Contact: