9 High-Trust Leadership Behaviors Everyone Should Model

Every employee should take these behaviors to heart whether or not they are people leaders.  I often get asked what it takes to create a great workplace. The short answer: trust. High-trust cultures help employees thrive, which fuels company performance in all areas — from referrals and retention to productivity and revenue. It’s impossible to […]

How Belonging at Work Creates a Positive Company Culture

Belonging in the workplace is more than just a buzzword – it’s an essential component of a positive and supportive work environment. When employees feel like they belong, they are more likely to be engaged, committed, and invested in the organization’s success. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of belonging in the workplace and […]

At the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia, Employees Receive a Higher Standard of Care 

Employees are more likely to report fair promotions, special and unique benefits, and a caring environment that supports their health and well-being.  Asia has struggled to recover from the COVID pandemic, a fact underscored by China — largest economy in the region — having lower than expected growth and record high youth unemployment. The numbers […]

Why Is Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Important?

Here’s why diversity and inclusion in the workplace is important. More than policies, programs, or headcounts, equitable employers outpace their competitors by respecting the unique needs, perspectives, and potential of their diverse workforce. As a result, diverse and inclusive workplaces earn deeper trust and more commitment from their employees. What is the difference between diversity […]

How Great Companies Create Fun in the Workplace

The landscape of the Singaporean workplace is evolving, as data shows that employees who work in a workplace imbued with a sense of enjoyment and amusement experience a profound uptick in their overall well-being. This revelation, it turns out, holds true not only for the younger generations but across the entire spectrum of age groups. […]

5 Ways to Make Every Employee Feel Like a Valued Teammate

When employees feel included, regardless of role level, your organization is more resilient to economic shocks. The employee experience predicts how your company will perform in a recession. Great Place To Work® research shows that companies that prioritize the experience of every employee not only avoided the pain of the Great Recession from 2007 to […]

How Strong Leadership Skills Cultivate a Positive Workplace Culture

It’s no secret that effective leadership is a crucial component of any organization’s success. Good leadership guides teams towards achieving common goals, motivates individuals to perform at their best, and creates a positive work environment that promotes growth and development. However, leadership is a skill that requires continuous development and improvement. In this article, we’ll […]

How Leaders can Help Frontline Employees Connect To Purpose 

When employees are connected to purpose, they give more effort and are less likely to leave the company.  When employees are connected to purpose, the business receives all kinds of benefits.  When employees say their work is meaningful, they are less likely to quit and more likely to give extra effort on the job. When employees feel […]

Building and Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

The word neurodiversity is a portmanteau of “neurological” and “diversity” which was first coined in the 1990s by an Australian social scientist Judy Singer, who is herself on the autism spectrum. This refers to the concept that certain developmental disorders are actually normal variations in the brain. According to pyschologytoday.com, this is often contrasted with […]

Why Diverse and Inclusive Teams are the Engines of Innovation 

The business world may be ever-changing, but one thing remains constant: Organizations that harness the differences of their people are the ones that will excel.  Our Great Place To Work® research has found that when it comes to unlocking innovation, workplace diversity and inclusion is the key. Regardless of industry, field, or domain, organizations that seek diverse viewpoints […]

5 Ways to Support LGBTQ+ Employees in the Workplace 

In an expansive study involving almost half a million individuals, Great Place To Work® found that LGBTQ+ employees experience substantial psychological safety concerns in the workplace. Even in the most highly-rated environments, these employees felt emotionally and psychologically less safe by 7% compared to their straight counterparts. Furthermore, the data points towards a more challenging […]

What Every Employer Should Know About Hiring and Engaging People With Disabilities 

It’s time to update your thinking on hiring and engaging people with disabilities. Being intentional about how you engage employees with disabilities is not only ethical, it’s also a talent acquisition strategy that can benefit your company long-term.  The population of people with disabilities is an untapped talent market. This group is made up of […]

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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.