Discover Ranks as Top 25 Company for Work-Life Balance

Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:30am EST

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Discover Recognized for Flexible Schedules and Providing Healthy Lifestyle
RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(Business Wire)--
Discover ranks 16th on Glassdoor`s list of the "Top 25 Companies for Work-Life
Balance," which recognizes the credit given to the company by past and present
employees for fostering professional development, creating an engaging work
environment and promoting positive core values. 

"Discover`s top 25 ranking recognizes our investment in improving the lives of
our employees both inside and outside of the workplace," said Jill Zimmerman,
vice president of talent acquisition, development and diversity at Discover.
"This ranking is a further testament to Discover`s great work environment and
committed employees." 

The 2012 ranking, comprised of ratings on a five-point scale, reflects
employees` positive feedback surrounding Discover`s strong wellness programs,
such as an on-site fitness center at the Riverwoods, Ill., location, flexible
schedules, a generous vacation day policy and other benefits, and new learning

"In today`s world of smartphones and laptops, striving for work-life balance can
feel virtually impossible given the connection to our jobs around the clock,"
said Rusty Rueff, Glassdoor career and workplace expert. "Companies that make
sincere efforts to recognize employees` lives outside of the office will often
see the payoff when it comes to recruiting and retaining top talent.", a free online social jobs and career community, determines the
rankings entirely through employee feedback on working for the company over the
past year. 

Discover also was recognized recently in the top 50 on Computerworld`s 2012 "Top
100 Best Places to Work in IT" list and as a "Training Top 125 Organization" by
Training Magazine in 2013. 

To see current opportunities to work for Discover, including more information
regarding campus locations and benefits, visit To view
employee reviews, visit the Discover profile on Glassdoor. 

About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services
company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since
its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in
the United States. The company operates the Discover card, America`s cash
rewards pioneer, and offers home loans, private student loans, personal loans,
online savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts
through its direct banking business. Its payment businesses consist of Discover
Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the
nation`s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global
payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For
more information, visit

Discover Financial Services
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