Discover Ranks as Top 25 Company for Work-Life Balance

  Discover Ranks as Top 25 Company for Work-Life Balance

  Discover Recognized for Flexible Schedules and Providing Healthy Lifestyle

Business Wire

RIVERWOODS, Ill. -- February 20, 2013

Discover ranks 16^th 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


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