Toronto, ON – July 12, 2023 – Viral Nation, a leading social media marketing transformation, talent and technology company, is proud to announce that it has been certified in both the United States and Canada by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture. Determined by feedback from current employees, the certification is a direct reflection of employees’ positive firsthand experience at Viral Nation and places the company within a distinguished community of other brands recognized as a Great Place To Work across multiple countries.
"We are proud to be recognized as a Great Place To Work in both the United States and Canada," said Joe Gagliese, co-CEO and co-founder of Viral Nation. "This certification is a testament to the exceptional culture we have fostered at Viral Nation, where our passionate team members are empowered to thrive and innovate. We remain committed to nurturing a workplace where our talented individuals can flourish, and we will continue to invest in their success as we shape the future of influencer marketing and digital media. This prestigious certification motivates us to reach new heights as we strive to be an industry leader in both employee satisfaction and delivering unparalleled brand experiences."
Viral Nation has experienced unprecedented growth over the past year and has been transformative across multiple industries. In 2022 alone, the company hired more than 175 new employees with a presence in 10 countries and 26 states. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Viral Nation invested in a downtown space to promote a hybrid work model and provide employees with a work-life balance. This award is a testament to the company’s investment in its employees, leadership and overall culture in order to create the best workplace possible.
"Great Place to Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience," said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place To Work. "By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that Viral Nation stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees."
This certification is a key differentiator in the market, placing Viral Nation with other top employers known for creating the best workplace possible, encouraging employees to be their true selves at work as it measures collaboration, impartiality and integrity. The organization values the importance of diversity and inclusion and is proud to say that with more than 415 employees, nearly 53% of them are female.
“This is a big year for Viral Nation, making some of the biggest investments we’ve ever made in scaling our leadership team, building a new office for our team members, and coming together more than we ever have to build relationships and collaborate,” said Joana Olivera, senior vice president of people and culture. “This is a really important recognition that showcases we’re creating a positive impact for our employees.”
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. Being Great Place to Work® certified signifies that employees are satisfied with their job, feel respected and valued by their employer, and are motivated to perform at their best. According to Great Place To Work research, 95% of employees say Great Place to Work® certification is a key factor in deciding which organization to apply to.
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About Viral Nation
Founded in 2014 as an influencer marketing agency, Viral Nation is a new media innovation group that powers the social ecosystem through integrated solutions that align strategy, talent, media, and technology. Viral Nation includes full-service creative agency Viral Nation Marketing & Intelligence; creator and athlete-influencer representation agencies Viral Nation Talent; and the technology division Viral Nation SaaS. Viral Nation ranked 5th in the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ award. With representation in eight countries and the industry's largest influencer network, our diverse, multidisciplinary teams are proud to fuel growth for the world's leading brands, including Anheuser-Busch, Baidu, Campbell’s, The Coca-Cola Company, Disney, eOne, Microsoft, Meta Platforms, Tencent, TJX, Uber, and Warner Bros. For more information, please visit www.viralnation.com.
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