Forbes recognizes Wycliffe USA

Friday, June 2, 2017
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Bible (Spanish)A Bible translation organization has been recognized by a prestigious publication as a top employer in the U.S.

Wycliffe USA has been featured on Forbes' 2017 list of America's Best Midsize Employers.  It was the highest-ranking Christian organization on the list and ranked 20 overall out of 301 employers. 

While based in Orlando, Florida, Wycliffe USA is active around the world doing humanitarian, education, & Bible translation services.  

Chief human resources Officer Jennifer Holloran says they are honored to be on the list and explains what led to the recognition.

Wycliffe Bible Translators"We've been working a lot in terms of trust and communications, and how we have better dialogue together as a staff," she says. "And we've been paying a lot of attention to our spiritual life as a community and trying to focus on God and God's Word, and how He is leading us in unity as a community."

She adds that "staff care" for employees, including those working in difficult places, is another concern. 

The next highest Christian organization on the list was Compassion International, which ranked 40th. 

According to Forbes, the annual ranking identifies companies and organizations that make their employees feel happy, inspired and well compensated. 


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