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Glassdoor Names Us the Best Medium-Sized Company To Work For In the US

The Motley Fool, founded in Alexandria with the purpose of helping the world invest better, has been given top honor today as the best medium-sized company to work for in 2014 by The Motley Fool beat out companies from across the country. SmartBear Software (#2) and Travelzoo (#3) round out the top three of […]

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LinkedIn Influencer

CEO Tom Gardner Now a LinkedIn “Influencer”

Motley Fool CEO and co-founder Tom Gardner has joined the LinkedIn “Influencer” program. Gardner published his first “Influencer” post, titled “Half Your Employees Hate Their Jobs,” on Wednesday. The post, co-written with Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel, highlighted three changes organizations should make to improve their workplace cultures. “Peter Drucker said that culture eats strategy […]

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Best Place to Work

We’re One of Washingtonian Magazine’s Best Places to Work! Again!

Washingtonian magazine once again named The Motley Fool to its “50 Great Places to Work” list for the Washington, D.C. metro area on Thursday. The magazine previously included TMF on its list in 2011, 2009 and 2007. The list appears bi-annually. “I am incredibly proud for us to once again be recognized among the amazing […]

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DC Week

Join The Fool at DC Week!

The Washington DC area isn’t known as a hotbed of tech innovation. But a group of companies are starting to change that, and The Motley Fool is one of them. On November 5, The Fool is hosting a DC Week event that shows off the awesome skills our software developers bring to work every day. […]

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Speaker Series: It’s a Win!

About 4 years ago, we launched a speaker series at The Fool. Through this program, we bring in interesting people to teach, entertain, challenge, and inspire our employees. Over the years, we’ve had an array of different guests, from business leaders (Vanguard founder Jack Bogle, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal) […]

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Hamburger Eating Contest

Have Fun – Revel in Your Work…Or Your Hamburgers…

We have six core values at the Fool, and everyone has their favorite. Mine is “Have Fun: Revel in your work.” To that end, I helped orchestrate an afternoon of fun last April with our first-ever hamburger-eating contest. At a lot of workplaces, the challenge when putting on “cultural” activities is trying to generate interest […]

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