A Cut Above the Rest: What Differentiates the 2021 Singapore Best Workplaces™️ from the Rest?

On 2 December 2021, we unveiled 30 companies on the 2021 Singapore Best Workplaces™ List at the Great Place to Work® 2021 Singapore Best Workplaces™ Summit held at Marina Bay Sands. The award was presented by our Guest-of-Honor, Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies.    Our list makers demonstrated that despite a year of constant change, from pivoting business models and restructuring operations, to shifting […]

How to Promote Employee Well-being in the Workplace: Global Study

Researchers at Great Place to Work and Johns Hopkins University Partner on Study that Reveals Key Insights in Promoting Employee Well-being What is employee well-being? How can leaders create a company culture that nurtures employee well-being? Leaders are asking these questions because not knowing the answers means missing out on a key driver of effective […]

Celebrating Great Place to Work-Certified™️ Companies in Technology

We unveiled the 2021 Singapore Best Places to Work™ in Technology List last week, and shared what makes them the best technology companies to work for in Singapore. Beyond this List, we also want to celebrate a larger group of companies in the information and communication technologies industry who are Great Place to Work-Certified™. At […]

Tech Talks: What Makes the 2021 Singapore Best Workplaces™️ in Technology Unique?

Singapore’s ambition is to be recognized as a regional technology hub. With the sizable presence of around 80 of the world’s top 100 technology firms here1 and a perpetual war for talent in this highly competitive and rapidly evolving industry, establishing a List of employee-validated best technology companies to work for in Singapore is a […]

Myth or Reality: Creating a Culture of Innovation By All

In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive economy, innovation has become a critical differentiator for business success. Many companies have dedicated teams whose primary function is to do just that—to find new and better ways of doing things, to generate new ideas and develop new products to gain market share before their competitors can get a foot […]

6 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation

“Innovation comes ultimately from a diversity of perspectives. So when you combine ideas from different industries or different cultures, that’s when you have the best sense of developing groundbreaking ideas.” – Frans Johansson Frans Johansson knows what we have known at Great Place to Work® for 30 years – inclusive workplace practices are core to creating […]

What Gen Z Wants from Employers in 2021

Gen Z is the online generation set to take over the economy in the next decade or so, at least that’s what experts predict. Nearly half are online ‘almost constantly’ and prefer hanging out with friends virtually than in real life. They can appear entitled with their undeterred values, but their resilience towards the disruption […]

3 Simple Ways to Lead Effectively in a <br>Work-From-Home World

A great workplace is defined by its company culture, not its size. It is where everyone feels respected, is treated fairly, trusts their leaders, loves working with their colleagues and is proud of the work they do. This is one of the many things I have learned from the recent webinar hosted by the Philippine […]

Great Place to Work-Certified™️ Companies: An Alternative to Toxic Workplaces

Toxic workplaces and leadership behaviors have very much been in the media spotlight these past few weeks. The use of social media and online platforms have amplified employees’ voices and their stories—accounts of both their positive and negative workplace experiences can now reach a wider audience. And at lightning speed.    The use of social and digital platforms means that potential candidates will now screen companies before applying for jobs and accepting job offers. This is both a boon and a bane for companies—those with a positive workplace culture find themselves overwhelmed […]

Great Place to Work® Announces the World’s Best Workplaces™ 2021

[Oakland, Calif.], October 19, 2021 — Great Place to Work® and Fortune today announced the Fortune World’s Best Workplaces™2021, a massive, data-led analysis of company culture around the globe. These 25 global leaders were selected from 10,000 companies, representing the voices of 19.8 million employees in 106 countries. This is the largest annual global survey of employee opinions ever. The 25 World’s Best […]

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

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 say they receive special and unique benefits  •  14% more likely to say they are offered training opportunities to develop professionally  •  […]