At Limeade, 95 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 131 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.97. It was published on Jul 18, 2017. 10396 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
98%
 
I can be myself around here.
98%
 
People care about each other here.
98%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
98%
 
Management hires people who fit in well here.
98%
 

What They Do

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

Limeade is an engagement company that inspires commitment by elevating culture. Limeade technology creates an immersive experience focused on the whole person, the whole company and the whole ecosystem. We do this with integrated well-being, engagement, social recognition and aggregation software.

About this Company

Website: www.limeade.com Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Bellevue, Washington, 98004 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 190 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2006

Limeade has been awarded:

Best Medium Workplaces 2016 (ranked 64)

Best Workplaces for Women 2015 (ranked 22)

Best Small Workplaces 2015 (ranked 14)


Limeade hosted at 10-year anniversary party this year, with a fun photo booth for teams to celebrate this milestone.

Perks and Programs

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

  • LimeMates: Our internal employee well-being platform (our own well-being technology) serves as our hub for culture, health, well-being and performance. All employees receive a free FitBit on their first day so they can immediately participate in our steps challenge.
  • Office space: Fun, fresh and inviting, our space promotes ingenuity, collaboration, relaxation and creativity while offering perks like standing desks, yoga balls, bike desks, healthy snacks, drinks, ping pong table, scooters, puzzles and games. Remote employees receive a $250 stipend to take care of their well-being or create a home office space that is comfortable for their work style.
  • Focus on high quality managers: We know that managers are critical to the employee experience. We have high expectations for managers to support our employees, but at the same time we want to make sure managers are fully equipped to be able to do so. We conduct a manager excellence series to aid in their development, have worked with our managers to create manager competencies and soon will be rolling out manager 360s with coaching.
  • Rewards and recognition: Employees are recognized and rewarded for living our Limeade values, fostering our culture of improvement, going above and beyond as a LimeMate, referring awesome new LimeMates and even through daily "Cheers for Peers" that we feature through a live feed on a TV in the office! Additionally, each quarter we offer a “We’re A Team!” award that is given to one member of each team who really demonstrated this value. Every year we give out six value awards - one for each of our values - to outstanding LimeMates voted on by the leadership team.
  • Company meetings: At Limeade, people grow, collaborate, learn and play together in regular company meetings as well as annual events that bring everyone together from across the country. The time is used for fun and recreation but also important for company alignment, employee development, planning and communications.
  • Refresh Yourself Campaign: During our company’s busy season (October - February) we offer meditation, yoga, massage, quiet rooms, fresh fruit infused water, extra healthy snacks, breakfast on Fridays, comedy lunch, puzzles and coloring stations. Remote employees receive a personalized well-being package.
  • Women in the Workplace: We formally launched a women’s resource group in 2017. The mission of the group is to develop well-rounded leaders, advocate for more women in positions of influence, and a culture in which men and women alike can grow their careers and make an impact. The group holds quarterly social events, guides discussion circles, leads book clubs, shares spotlights on diverse employees who live our values and hosts events to gather feedback.
  • Flexible work environment: We actively encourage employees to take their vacations, find days to work from home, have flexible work hours and take well-being breaks during the day.
  • Ongoing Feedback via Tiny Pulse: We believe when we trust employees to use time wisely, they feel supported by the organization. The more they feel supported, the more they trust Limeade and are committed to our success. Although we see the value in great perks and programs, we believe it is more important to focus on what happens in the day-to-day: how employees are treated, whether they feel valued and challenged, and are they excited about Limeade, their work, and their ability to make a difference. We focus much of our efforts on getting feedback (through weekly survey/monthly focus groups) and weaving our values (a.k.a “Culture of Improvement”) into every aspect of the “people system”: hiring, on boarding, performance management, development (including managers and leaders), and even off-boarding.
  • Lynda.com: We provide all employees with access to Lynda.com -- an online learning platform with nearly 6,000 courses on a wide variety of Business, Technology and Creative skills. In addition to providing the platform, we encourage managers and leaders to set aside team time for learning and development. We also have a soundproofed room onsite that employees can use for quiet study time if needed.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

100% Company-paid health coverage for employees 75% Company-paid health coverage for dependents

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
Limeade company values

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

30 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Telecommute option (80% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Healthy drinks and snacks available daily, including breakfast items Free massages, meditation, happy hour, and stretch stations with foam rollers during busy season Well-being resource room available for personal calls, calls to financial advisors or EAP Optional onsite biometric screening and flu shot clinic annually Onsite gym, showers, and bike racks Open, interactive office space for fun and work including ping pong tables, couches, whiteboards Active equipment such as walking or biking desks, weights, yoga mats)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

95 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 15 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
95 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
15 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*15 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*15 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. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

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

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

8 hours Paid time off to volunteer Yes Sustainable commuting program
Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • People Team Manager is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women
  • 5 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
The Limeade office has an area for LimeMates to take a break and play a game of ping pong or basketball, as well as a walking tread mill or bike desk

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Yoga, stretching, meditation and other types of well-being activities are encouraged throughout the day with scheduled stretching time, as well a guided activities during meetings.

How to Get Hired

We asked Limeade 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?

First we look for people who are passionate about our mission to measurably improve well-being in the world. Then we look for people who are aligned with our values. Those who fit the best at Limeade wake up thinking “how can I delight my customers today?” They believe anything is possible and are always thinking big and bold about ways to innovate and take risks to improve our product, process and customer experience. We look for people who are life-long learners. They are curious about problems and always looking to learn new ways to approach, solve and improve. They strive for excellence in everything they do.  We look for people who are authentic & likable and live & breathe teamwork. We have a strict “no jerks” policy.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Should a prospective employee want to get our attention, they should thoughtfully answer the two questions asked in the online application process: “What drew you to Limeade and why?” and, “provide an example of a time you demonstrated excellence in work or life.”  We are looking for people who are passionate about Limeade and our mission. We also want people who are passionate about going above and beyond to do great work or achieve amazing things in life.  

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

In this coming year, we are hiring all across our organization including development, customer success, sales, marketing and operations.

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

If you are passionate about working at Limeade, please visit www.limeade.com/careers to view all open positions.  

hiring Outlook

30 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 27% Job Growth
141 Average applicants per opening 10,042 Total job applicants
15% New hires by employee referrals 5% Openings filled by current employees
4 Recent graduates hired 17% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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