ALTOONA, Pa. (WFXR) – Sheetz has been recognized as a top place to work for parents by Great Places to Work.

The popular Mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain is ranked 83rd on this year’s list and is the only convenience store to make an appearance on the list.

“We are proud of this recognition as it has always been our goal to create a working environment where parents feel supported and encouraged to advance in their careers. We value our employees and will always look for ways to invest in them not only by providing competitive wages but through benefits such as child care, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, quarterly bonuses and more.”

Joe Sheetz, CEO

In order to arrange the list of the top 100 Best Workplaces for Parents, Great Places To Work – a company that states, “Our mission is to build a better world by helping organizations become a great place to work FOR ALL,” says they collected and analyzed confidential survey feedback from over six million employees.

The company says 85 percent of the list evaluation was based on what parents say about their experiences of trust and reaching their full human potential at work.

The remaining 15 percent was based on how parenting status influenced the degree to which employees from all backgrounds are equally involved in innovation opportunities, believe company values are lived and breathed and believe management is effective.

Sheetz has over 23,000 employees and operates more than 635 stores across Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland.

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