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Pinger Earns 2021 Great Place to Work Certification

Leading communications app company recognized by employees for its culture, traditions, and collaborative work environment

100% of Pinger Employees Surveyed Said it’s a Great Place to Work

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pinger, the company behind the popular TextFree, Sideline and Sideline Pro communications apps, has been awarded a Great Place to Work 2021 Certification. This year, 100 percent of Pinger employees who answered the survey rated the company a “great place to work.” This is 41 percentage points higher than the average U.S. company.

The Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike. It is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience.

“Since day one, we recognized that employee culture is at the heart of our business,” said Greg Woock, CEO of Pinger. “We continue to put rigor and discipline into ensuring employees are happy and that we are living our core values every single day while delivering for our customers.”

Pinger’s culture of respect extends to its compensation and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, Pinger provides benefits like unlimited time off, work from home flexibility, 100 percent coverage of health insurance premiums, and pet insurance to name a few.

Employee participation in the Great Place to Work survey was voluntary, and responses were confidential. Pinger earned an average rating of 97 percent across all survey questions. Those questions included: Management is approachable, easy to talk with; People here are given a lot of responsibility; I am given the resources and equipment to do my job; People here are treated fairly, regardless of their race, their sex and their sexual orientation.

“Great Place to Work Certification isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Pinger is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

About Pinger, Inc.

Pinger started the communication app revolution in 2005 by enabling the very first smartphones to send free text messages. Since then, Pinger has been on a mission to help people communicate in new and surprisingly simple ways. The company’s TextFree, Sideline, and Sideline Pro apps help millions of consumers, solopreneurs, and small businesses stay connected every day. TextFree, Sideline and Sideline Pro can be download from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Pinger is privately held and headquartered in San Jose, California, with remote staff throughout the United States and Europe. Learn more at

About Great Place to Work Certification

Great Place to Work Certification is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work Certified.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All.

Pinger, TextFree, Sideline, Sideline Pro, Great Place to Work, and Great Places to Work Certification are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.


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