The Companies You Want to Work for in Asia in 2021

DHL Singapore Great Place to Work Certified

Fairness, pride and employee well-being stand out among the 2021 Best Workplaces in Asia™ Nine out of 10 employees at the Best Workplaces in Asia™ agree that they’re proud of their organization, take pride in their work, and feel welcomed when they first joined the company.  Great Place to Work® has released its 2021 Best Workplaces […]

7 Research-Backed Ways To Effectively Manage Millennials in the Workplace

They’re the most talked about generation of all time, but most of today’s workplaces are letting them down. Our survey of millennial employees uncovered that just 44% of millennials in all U.S. businesses are having a positive experience at work – the lowest figure of any generation. More so than other generations, millennials lack faith […]

The Link Between Employee Engagement and Performance

Is there a link between employee engagement and their performance? In our recently published Singapore Insights Report, we cited that creating a great workplace for all is a call to lead so that an organization brings out the best in all its employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. […]

8 Traits of Effective Managers

8 traits of an effective manager

Singapore Best Workplaces seemed to take actions in a way that both fostered and leveraged trust while taking into consideration the profound impact of the pandemic crisis. This enabled them to respond more nimbly, and to more effectively manage the changes and challenges presented. On top of that, Best Workplaces have inclusive leadership practices that […]

Certification, Celebration and Beyond.

On 22 June, Great Place to Work® Australia, Indonesia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam took part in our very first Certification Nation Day. More than 10,000 companies around the world apply to become Great Place to Work-Certified™ each year – and on Certification Nation Day, Great Place to Work® celebrates every single certified […]

10 Tips for Retaining Your Top Talent

This virus is an equalizer that reminds us of our humanity regardless of hierarchy, wealth, power or stature.  Although none of us expect the world to quickly return to what it was pre-COVID, if it ever happens, we have adapted to new ways of working, shared a heightened sense of human connection, and in many […]

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

Fathers Day Singapore

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. […]

Foundations for Mental Wellness

Intro here Some mental health best practices we see include: • Increases to mental wellness benefit coverage • Expanded remote and flexible work options • Mental health training for everyone, not just people managers • Mental health awareness days and events • Increased accommodations and disability benefits for people dealing with mental health issues • […]

11 Characteristics of an Employer of Choice

In our recent Case Study with foodpanda, we had noted that a strong sense of purpose is a strong predictor of an employee’s intent to stay with their company and of a great workplace experience. In this article, we share 11 characteristics employees value most in their employer. We end off this article with practical […]