CENTREVILLE, Va., June 23, 2014 — The Washington Post today named Carfax as one of the Top Workplaces in the D.C. area. Out of more than 1,600 nominated regional employers, Carfax ranks eighth on the list of midsize companies. Carfax also is celebrating its 30th anniversary since being founded in 1984.
‘It’s a true honor to be recognized by The Washington Post on their first-ever ‘Top Workplaces’ list,’ said Adrienne Webster, VP of human resources. ‘We work hard for the millions of people we help every day as well as for each other. Our employees – Team Carfax – drive our success and this is a well-earned recognition of their commitment to excellence.’
Carfax maintains a relaxed work environment that encourages a positive work-life balance. Employees continually name unique benefits such as cost-effective healthcare benefits, company-sponsored athletic events, catered lunch on Fridays and fun workspaces as reasons why they love working at Carfax. Employees also have one of the most generous paid leave and holiday schedules in the area.
‘For more than 30 years now Carfax has remained committed to helping our employees prosper,’ continued Webster. ‘That’s meant staying current with the needs of our Team and innovating new ways to support our lives in the 21st century. Not only are we creating solutions that make people’s lives better, but also memories and stories that our employees can share for a lifetime.’
Carfax also has earned multiple distinctions as a ‘Best Place to Work’ by The Washingtonian, Virginia Business and Inside Columbia’s CEO magazine. The company is headquartered in Fairfax County, Va. and was founded in Columbia, Mo. Every day, Carfax helps millions of people buy, sell and service their used cars better.
For information on the job opportunities available at Carfax, visit www.carfax.com/careers.
About Carfax (www.carfax.com)
Carfax, a unit of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and continues to develop innovative services – like Carfax Used Car Listings and myCarfax – that make it easier to buy, sell and own a used car. The company maintains a database comprising over 13 billion vehicle history records from more than 86,000 sources worldwide. Get a free Carfax® Vehicle History Report from dealers with every used car for sale on Carfax.com or look for Carfax Advantage™ dealers in your area and say ‘Show Me the Carfax™’. Based in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is the leading global source of information, insight and analytics in the automotive industry and other critical areas that shape today’s business landscape.
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For further information: Christopher Basso, Carfax Public Relations, Phone (703) 934-2664