At Balance Innovations, 92 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 90 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 0.00. It was published on Nov 22, 2017. 463 Visitors

What Employees Say

People celebrate special events around here.
98%
 
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
94%
 
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
94%
 
People are encouraged to balance their work life and their personal life.
94%
 
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
92%
 

What They Do

We asked Balance Innovations to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

We help retailers make better decisions about their operations so they can be more productive and create a great customer experience. Our platform easily connects their systems and devices to provide real-time visibility into what’s happening in their stores.

About this Company

Website: www.balanceinnovations.com Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Lenexa, Kansas, 66219 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 94 US Revenues: $15.1 million
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2004

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Perks and Programs

We asked Balance Innovations to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Training Reimbursement: We reimburse up to $1,000 per year for employees to explore any training opportunity they choose, with very few restrictions. We require only that the training helps them in some way in their current position or a future role with Balance Innovations.
  • Employee Referral Program: Employees receive a $3,500 bonus for referring a new team member who stays with the company for one year.
  • Monthly Company Happy Hours: Each month, our team enjoys an on-site, company-wide happy hour we call Third Thursdays. Games and contests often keep things lively!
  • Family & Employee Events: We host a variety of events throughout the year, including a family carnival, Take Your Kid to Work Day, our Halloween party, a field day and a holiday party for employees and their guests. We want to make sure that not only do our employees love Balance Innovations, but that their families enjoy being a part of our team as well.
  • Paid Time Off: New employees start with four weeks of PTO and 10 paid holidays. In their second year, they get five weeks, and they get six weeks each year beginning in their third year.
  • No Dress Code: We want our employees to be comfortable, and if that means shorts and flip-flops, so be it!

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 3% of salary75% Company-paid health coverage for employees
75% Company-paid health coverage for dependents $1,000 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$1,000 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement
Teamwork

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

35 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
30 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (30% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 90 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
5 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)5 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
5 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)
30 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

Community and Environmental Impact

$9,000 Philanthropic donations in last year EVP of Sales Leads environmental impact team
Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
Community Outreach

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
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How to Get Hired

We asked Balance Innovations for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

We look for three characteristics: Humble (Will they be a good team player?), hungry (Are they a continual learner?) and smart (Can they be in tune with those they work with?).

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

We always pay close attention to a candidate who has educated themselves on our technology and our business and who we think will work well with our team. Of course, it’s important to have the right skills and experience, but, to us, fitting in with our culture is equally valuable.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Software engineers.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit our website to learn more about us, what we do and our available positions. Candidates can also follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook.

hiring Outlook

13 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 4% Job Growth
108 Average applicants per opening 1,300 Total job applicants
30% New hires by employee referrals 4% Openings filled by current employees
2 Recent graduates hired 16% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
40% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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