In a year that saw many workplaces transit from a work-from-home to a hybrid work arrangement, Great Place To Work® researched and wrote on relevant topics and workplace trends that surfaced last year. Many articles showed how Great Workplaces had a workplace culture comprising flexibility and work life balance that led to positive employee experiences.
It also indicated that companies who desire and have an ability for employees to trust their workplace practices, and created an environment that is inclusive, diverse and equal, is valued. Similarly, leaders and people managers shared their knowledge on improving company culture and employee engagement which led to employee productivity, while navigating workplace paradoxes such as The Great Resignation, Quiet Quitting and the Hustle Culture. Here are some of the most-clicked blogs that attracted our readers:
In a video interview, Microsoft Asia’s President, Ahmed Mazhari interviews Managing Director of Great Place To Work® ASEAN and ANZ, Evelyn Kwek on cultivating a right environment for hybrid work and how to encourage leaders to build a culture of trust in employees in the workplace.
Asia’s Best Workplaces make good strides in Employee Flexibility, Purpose, Inclusion and Well-being
Companies across the ASEAN region who are Asia’s Best Workplaces winners share their best workplace practices and what it takes to create a work environment For All™, proving that investing in people can be a path to business success.
Fun, creative and multi-talented: meet the folks of the Great Place To Work Singapore marketing team and discover what makes them tick and how they channel their creative efforts into the work that we do.
Cultivate and embed gender-inclusive policies and programs into the company: here are five good tips shared by winners of the Singapore Best Workplaces in Technology in 2022.
Counter Quiet Quitting with Quiet Hiring, a focus that was suggested by Michael C. Bush, Great Place To Work’s Global CEO because employees are willing to recommend their workplace to others when they feel included, involved and empowered at their workplace. Find out why the time is ripe for company-wide “culture corrections” which may be a possible remedy to the quiet quitting trend.
Ranked at the top in our Singapore’s Best Workplaces List for three years since 2020, DHL Express’s Managing Director Mr Christopher Ong shares the company’s journey of keeping its people focus at the forefront and what it took to ensure employee positivity during the pandemic.
Read how Best Workplaces exemplify their people strategy based on compassion, empathy and respect and how this is translated in the way leaders make decisions, manage their teams and how co-workers interact with one another.
Want to know the ins and outs of the Great Place To Work Certification journey? This is the team that facilitates this process and meets the needs of companies during their Certification process.
Marking International Women’s Day in 2022, Great Place To Work delved into its survey responses across different industries in Singapore for an analysis of how male and female respondents experienced their workplaces, some of the common gender bias perceptions and how companies can close the gap.
How does a manufacturing company balance its capabilities with a commitment to its people? It is a task and a journey that Micron Technology’s two leaders share openly on creating a high-trust workplace culture that embraces diversity and builds inclusiveness in the workplace.
Make your culture great in 2023
Daphne believes in building community-relatable content, telling stories through narratives that add value in today’s workplace and in culture-building. Her idea of a great workplace is one that thrives on openness, support and inclusivity while building trust and working towards a common business growth and purpose. A journalist, she spent 15 years writing for trade publications, lifestyle magazines and broadsheet supplements. Daphne was also active in the Parent Support Group of her daughters’ school, chairing the volunteer-run committee for 3 years. A mum of two teenagers and two adopted dogs, she enjoys riding on her trusty bicycle to discover new sights and sounds in Singapore.