We know that a successful workplace requires an engaged workforce. For more than 119 years, Cox has stayed true to founder Governor Cox’s guiding principle: valuing our people. That mindset has enabled us to build a thriving company with more than 60,000 employees and 300 businesses. At Cox, we are committed to the development of our employees’ physical, financial and mental wellness, helping them achieve their career dreams while encouraging them to stay healthy and prepare for retirement.
Work with Purpose
Cox believes that a job should be more than just a way to make a living. With careers in dozens of fields and industries – and the encouragement to move throughout the company – Cox helps employees chart their course while creating our future. These concepts were the impetus behind Compass, an employee development and management philosophy and set of tools that help employees guide their Cox career journey.
jobs filled per year by
Cox Talent Acquisition Approximately 40%
of jobs filled by current
Cox employees 14,000+
completed My Career Bio
Compass allows employees to explore company-wide career opportunities, build additional skills and accomplish new goals. Key features include:
- Jobs at Cox, a site where employees can view open positions across divisions
- A standardized onboarding process that allows new and current employees to learn about Cox’s history, values and plans
- An enterprise-wide talent acquisition team composed of more than 200 recruiters, aligned by division
- My Career Bio, a platform employees can use to highlight work experience, skills, accomplishments, career interests and job preferences to share with managers and recruiters
- Learn@Cox, which helps employees enhance skills, knowledge and capabilities to become better in their current role and prepare for the next phase of their career
An Employer of Choice
Talent is a key differentiator, and for Cox to succeed we must attract and retain the best people. We do this by being an employer of choice and offering competitive compensation and benefits packages for our employees. Benefits we offer to our employees include:
Health & Wellness
- Medical, dental and vision
- Flexible spending accounts
(health care and dependent care)
- Life/accidental death and personal
loss coverage (AD&PL)
- Long-term disability
- Wellness programs and resources
- 401(k) plan
- Retiree health care and pension
(for eligible employees)
- Cox Employee Relief Fund
- Free counseling and work/life
services through Magellan
- Adoption assistance
The More You Know
Cox’s Know Your Numbers Initiative
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We are committed to helping employees be proactive about their health. We offer comprehensive health care coverage and promote the importance of preventive care like screenings, vaccinations and routine physicals. We encourage employees to take charge of their health through the Know Your Numbers program.
Know Your Numbers provides actionable data through free health screenings that measure cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, waist circumference and glucose – key indicators of risk for conditions like heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Employees can earn incentives for participating in these confidential screenings and have the option to receive personalized coaching on ways to improve their numbers and their health.
Among eligible Cox medical plan members, 44 percent took advantage of Know Your Numbers screenings in 2016. Based on employee participation, Cox donated more than $75,000 each to Susan G. Komen of Greater Atlanta and the Movember Foundation – $10 per employee screening.
Promoting Wellness: Inside and Out
Employees motivate each another to succeed through Wellness Warriors – divisional volunteers who work to ensure employees and their families have the health-related information they need – and business-level initiatives to make healthy choices.
Cox also believes in mindfulness: bringing focus and awareness to the small decisions we make every day that affect our well-being. The Mindful program has brought powerful speakers to employees, including Power of Now author Eckhart Tolle and ABC News correspondent and author Dan Harris to share their personal journeys toward a more mindful life.
Doing Business the Right Way
In 2016, Cox launched an enterprise-wide ethics and compliance program for U.S. employees and introduced a Code of Conduct and a dedicated Ethics Hotline at Cox Enterprises, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group. Cox Communications’ Code of Excellence was updated and renamed the Code of Conduct to align with the other Cox business units.
The Code of Conduct outlines Cox’s legal and ethical expectations of employees and provides guidelines to resolve related questions or concerns. It is a reflection of our long-standing values and Cox’s commitment to our stakeholders.