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Novell Among the Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

Novell Scores National Acclaim from Glassdoor.com

Provo, UT. | August 13, 2012

Novell® Inc., has been named one of the Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance by Glassdoor.com, the leading online social jobs and career community. The award recognizes the national companies offering the best balance between work and personal life—measured entirely on employee feedback collected within the last year.

Almost 100,000 companies were reviewed and considered for inclusion in Glassdoor.com’s second annual report. Novell was ranked 13th overall in the U.S., and joined by other high-profile companies like LinkedIn, Orbitz, REI, Bain & Company and Careerbuilder.com.

“Knowing that the success of Novell is directly dependent on its employees, we strongly encourage and look for employees to exhibit passion for what they do both in and out of the office,” said Bob Flynn, President of Novell. “We offer a flexible and dynamic work environment that not only attracts top talent but, we believe, adds to employee productivity.”

“In today’s highly connected world, striving for work-life balance can feel virtually impossible given greater access to our jobs around the clock,” said Rusty Rueff, Glassdoor career and workplace expert, who ran global HR departments at Electronic Arts and PepsiCo before co-authoring Talent Force: A New Manifesto for the Human Side of Business. “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.”

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About Novell

Novell believes that customers should have choice and control of their IT systems. A global software leader to enterprises worldwide, Novell delivers solutions that make people more productive and work environments more secure and manageable. Novell supports thousands of organizations around the world with collaboration, endpoint management, and file and networking technologies, all of which drive end-user productivity directly or on the backend. With solutions including Novell GroupWise, Novell ZENworks and Novell Open Enterprise Server, Novell focuses on today’s mobile, social and multi-platform world to help businesses stay competitive, minimize costs, and get more value from the software they already own. For more information, visit www.novell.com.


About Glassdoor

Glassdoor is the leading social jobs and career community that helps employees, job seekers, employers and recruiters find and share detailed information about specific jobs and companies across the globe. Users have the ability to leverage their Facebook network to uncover Inside Connections at a company, see the latest job listings, and access proprietary user-generated content including salary reports, company reviews, interview questions and reviews, office photos and CEO approval ratings. Glassdoor, founded in 2007 and headquartered in Sausalito, Calif., is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Battery Ventures. More information about Glassdoor can be found on its blog and by following the company on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Glassdoor.com is a registered trademark; Inside Connections and JobScope are trademarks of Glassdoor, Inc.

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Bret Fitzgerald
Novell, Inc
Telephone: (801) 861-5635
E-mail: bfitzgerald@novell.com



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