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 […]

Why the Best SMB Workplaces Aren’t Worried About the Great Resignation

Jake Soberal, co-CEO and co-founder of Bitwise Industries, says he isn’t worried about the hiring crunch hitting the U.S. right now—because he hires people other employers overlook. Bitwise, based out of Fresno, California, is a tech training and consulting firm that provides paid apprenticeships to marginalized communities. The company upskills these apprentices into positions either within […]

11 Characteristics of an Employer of Choice

In the recently published World’s Best Workplaces™ 2020: Rising to Historic Challenges report, data shows that when employees feel genuinely cared for and know management is taking care of their financial security, employee loyalty and commitment become stronger and help a company recover faster in crises. In this article, we share 11 characteristics employees value most in their […]

Father’s Day Special: The Enduring Role of Modern-Day Dads

Father’s Day Special: The Enduring Role of Modern-Day Dads

Modern-day dads now come in various forms. Gone were the days when their roles were mainly of breadwinner or disciplinarian. Today’s dads may be single or married, employed or stay-at-home, adoptive or step-parent. One thing is for sure – they are more than capable caregivers who can provide physical and psychological support for their children. […]

COVID-19 Reveals Why Flat Organizations Thrive: Steal Their Secrets

By Lorena Martinez and Ed Frauenheim COVID-19 has taught us all about “flattening the curve.” But the pandemic has also taught organizations to flatten their cultures. And the flattest companies can offer lessons to other organizations to help them emerge from the COVID era with healthier cultures. How the pandemic flattened work culture Even before […]

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

With people starting to roll up their sleeves for a vaccine and employees eager to get back into the office, employers are deliberating when and how they’ll re-open their offices. In our recent study on returning to the office and the post-COVID workplace, we surveyed 79 executives from 56 Fortune 500 companies. Executives told us how they’re […]

Leaping Forward: Empowering a More Connected World with Ericsson

“Our purpose is to empower an intelligent, sustainable and connected world. For more than a century, we have been putting smart tools in the hands of people in every sector of our society, creating intelligent technologies that drive positive change. We remain committed to this effort, leaving no one behind.” -Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, […]

How #1 World’s Best Workplace Cisco Showed the Courage To Connect in 2020

Technology giant Cisco is perhaps best known as the company that connects people and data. It got its start more than 20 years ago by helping to build the foundation of the Internet. During the COVID-19 pandemic, though, the company’s dedication to linking up systems and customers was tested as never before. Demand for Cisco’s […]


To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.