Back-to-Work Employee Survey: 4 Things You Should Be Asking

If your return-to-work employee survey is only asking employees about face shields and hand sanitizer stations, you’re not asking the questions that will help you steer your business through the uncertainty of returning to the office after quarantine. Employees’ concerns run much deeper than protocols. What’s crucial right now is asking employees if they: •  Trust […]

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3 Employee Experiences That Set the World’s Best Workplaces Apart

Share This Page To: Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin What makes the best workplaces better than all the rest? According to the Fortune World’s Best Workplaces 2021 list, three factors in particular stand out. On average, compared to other workplaces, employees at the World’s Best Workplaces are: 17% more likely to […]

3 Strategies for Better Mental Health in the Workplace During a Crisis

COVID-19 has taken a toll on Holly Petroff’s wellbeing. One that took a while for her to realize. Petroff, executive vice president at Great Place to Work®, told attendees of our weekly “Together” webinar that she was going full-steam at the outset of the “shelter-at-home” period last month. She even teased her husband for taking […]

Fortune 500 Executives Tell Us What Their Post-COVID Workplaces Will Look Like

The COVID-fueled exodus to cyberspace When the pandemic hit, employers scrambled to set up work-from-home options and the remote workforce quadrupled. Pre-COVID, the average portion of employees working remotely was just 16%, according to survey respondents. That number has since leapt to 65%, with most employees working from their dining tables in the professional services (89%), information […]

Treating Employees Well Led to Higher Stock Prices During the Pandemic

By Catherine Yoshimoto and Marcus Erb. Every organization has struggled in some way over the past 12 months. But there is one factor – irrespective of a company’s size or sector – that is helping determine whether they are thriving or just surviving in the face of Covid. We know anecdotally – and instinctively – […]

The Crucial Role of Reliable and Trustworthy Managers During A Crisis

Earlier this week, I was on a Zoom meeting with a senior leader from a well-known global organization. It was clear from the outset of the call that she was distracted and struggling with an interaction she had with her leader. “Do you want to talk about it?” I asked her. She described a situation […]

From Our CEO: Great Place to Work Joins the UKG Family

Today marks a monumental day for myself, my team at Great Place to Work, and our mission of creating great workplaces For All™ around the world. I’m thrilled to announce that we’re being acquired by UKG Inc., a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions. I joined Great Place to Work in 2015 because the mission […]

Being Purpose Driven and People First makes an Organization Greater: Learn from Asia’s Best Workplaces

12 August 2021 marked our inaugural GREATER conference, Purpose Driven, People First. About 140 participants from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam attended this virtual event. “We are proud to launch GREATER to connect this community of like-minded individuals.” says Evelyn Kwek, Managing Director of Great Place to […]