Key Takeaways – 100 Best Companies to Work For Best Practices Infographic

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The transition from working onsite to working from home was a universal challenge faced by all workplaces and, in many ways, it exposed the true nature of both leaders and employees as humans. In the initial scramble to ensure that employees were adequately equipped to perform effectively at home, employees gained insight into and appreciation for the lengths their leaders would go to ensure their safety and comfort.

These were taken from our Insights to this years Philippines Best Workplaces.

-GPTW Philippines

The pandemic has been a company culture pressure test

As the pandemic pushed companies to their limits, leaders showed their true colors – for better or for worst.

Already yawning inequality gaps were shoved farther apart by the virus. But on the flip side, 70% of the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®saw record jumps in employee experience scores. What are they doing right?

Our analysis revealed strong links between positive employee opinions and how employees witnessed their company give back during the crises of last year.

During this period of upheaval, employees valued leadership behaviors, benefits, and work experiences different from pre-pandemic times. And the best lead through change with exceptional and sometimes surprising results.

Check out our company culture infographic below that summarizes how the 100 Best Companies created a better employee experience than before.

Nominate your company for a Best Workplaces™ award.

This year, 25% of companies were new to the 100 Best list – a new record. Whether your workplace is made up of 10 employees or 10,000 employees – any company can become a great place to work. 

Claire Hastwell

Claire is our Content Marketing Manager. Claire works with Great Place to Work data and company culture experts to distil the psychology of high-trust workplaces. Claire co-authored the Women in the Workplace report and her profiles of Best Workplaces™ have featured in Fortune. When Claire’s not sifting through our 28+ years of survey data, she’s rolling out her yoga mat or daydreaming about her next U.S. road trip.

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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.