SEATTLE, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- iSoftStone, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of iSoftStone Holdings Limited (NYSE: iSS), was named as one of Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. This year, after an extensive and rigorous process, which included more than 300 nominees and the completion of surveys by nominee-company employees across the state, workplaces in four different categories were identified as Washington's best, based on their various employee benefit offerings, leadership culture and work/life balance philosophies. iSoftStone won the 25 best Washington companies to work for in the category of large companies (151 to 500 local employees). In addition to offering high quality IT services and solutions to its clients, iSoftStone believes that sharing company success with its employees and their families is important. The company provides competitive benefits programs, cares about the communities where its employees live and work, and has been well-known as a great working environment with a perfect combination of multiple cultures from the US, Europe, Latin-America and Asia. For more information, visit iSoftStone on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/iSoftStone "We are delighted by this recognition from such a respected publication like the Puget Sound Business Journal," said Anders Brown, iSoftStone Senior Vice President. "I am incredibly proud of all our employees who bring such a rich diversity of experience, skill and passion to iSoftStone here in our Seattle office. They are really the key ingredient to our success." "Work force development has never been more important - or more difficult - than it is in today's global economy," said Gordon Prouty, publisher of the Business Journal. "We believe the Business Journal has an important role to play in drawing attention to innovations and excellence in the management of our region's No. 1 resource: its people." About iSoftStone iSoftStone (NYSE:ISS) is a leading China-based IT services provider serving both greater China and global clients. iSoftStone provides an integrated suite of IT services and solutions including consulting & solutions, IT services, and business process outsourcing services. The company focuses on industry verticals that include technology, communications, banking, financial services, insurance, energy, transportation, and public sectors. For more information, visit www.isoftstone.com.