It’s out! The 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For List has been released, giving the curious (like me) some fresh insights into what it might mean to be a great workplace during a year from hell. Though the 100 Best list has been around for decades, this year is different. Not the list […]
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The Mammoth in the Room: What Made a Great Company in the Year That Wasn’t
2020 had to be a tough year for organizations that administer “best place to work” lists. After years of fine-tuning their application processes to uncover just the level of nuance that would separate the very best employers from the wannabes, suddenly they faced a pandemic-sized elephant in the room. More than that: a wooly mammoth. […]
Why Some Employers Deserve a Valentine, Too
Last year, in a moment of cute synergy, Fortune published its annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list on Valentine’s Day. It seemed so fitting! After all, if you’re lucky enough to work at one of those great companies, then perhaps you really are a member of that shockingly rare breed—people who love their […]
Want to Be on the 100 Best Companies List? Big Changes Are Afoot!
Great Place To Work (GPTW) is the hugely influential organization behind one of the most renowned “Best Employer” lists there is, Fortune’s annual 100 Best Companies to Work For. Getting onto this list is a real coup for any organization—and has a lot of real-world benefits. But it’s not easy. Companies are not just selected […]
The Secret to Innovation?
Q: How do you promote innovation? A: You listen. To everyone. At the recent “Great Place to Work For All” summit, an annual event sponsored by Great Place to Work (GPTW), the focus was on inclusion. Speaker after speaker drew a direct connection between everyone at the organization feeling heard, and business innovation. Note that […]
For Some Employees, It’s Valentine’s Day All Year
Fortune’s 2019 100 Best Companies to Work For list was posted on Valentine’s Day. That’s highly appropriate, when you think about it, because to get on this list your employees really have to love your organization. The winners are selected according to a rigorous application process that includes an employee engagement survey, which counts for […]