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For a third year in a row, Framework has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® (GPTW). GPTW is a global authority on high-performance workplace cultures and uses proprietary assessments to recognize outstanding workplaces. Framework earned this credential through ratings provided by our employees in anonymous surveys.

According to the assessment, 93 percent of Framework employees say they are proud to tell others they work at Framework. A summary of Framework’s full ratings can be found here >.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace… More >

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) recently published its 2015 Sustainability Report, which includes an industry-level materiality analysis—one of the first of this kind—performed by Framework LLC.

The materiality analysis, which traditionally is completed at a company-level, captured and mapped material issues across the entire industry.

A Sustainable Brands article describes the process Framework utilized to successfully execute an assessment with such a wide scope:
Framework LLC followed a process developed specifically for industry-level evaluation. It began with the creation of a value chain map for the industry and a comprehensive list of potentially material issues as a basis for analysis. A representative sample of ACI member companies was surveyed and interviewed, and documents from the industry and external stakeholders (including NGOs and government agencies) were evaluated for each stage of the value chain to determine the level of stakeholder concern for each issue. Equal representation was given to all identified… More >

Effective teams and culture start with hiring. Even before, in fact.

As Forbes business writer Susan Price describes in an article out this month,  Framework makes a significant investment in our hiring process to help reveal how the skills and working style of a potential hire might align with that of her or his coworkers.

Our process includes a search for candidates beyond referrals to increase the diversity of applicants, somewhat exacting application instructions to ensure candidates pay the attention to detail that our clients expect, and assessments such as the StrengthsFinder help create our team of long-term and diverse-minded employees.

Aleksandra Dobkowsky-Joy, Framework President and COO, sums up the benefits of these practices this way: “Given our low turnover rate, and the cohesiveness of our teams, it seems the work we do upfront has a pretty high ROI.”

To share your own experience selecting and developing employees for success, we invite you to read and comment on the full article, How… More >