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It is the most beautiful time of the (working) year.
Fortune has released its annual list of the 100 best companies to work for today. It is not only one of our most popular lists, but also one that causes the most chatter among RaceAhead viewers. On the one hand, the underlying spark of integrative cultures should be measured: employees who feel seen, valued, valued and welcomed as contributors to the general corporate purpose.
The juice is included in the methodology managed by our partners at Great Place to Work (GPTW):
“The staff answered over 60 survey questions that described how their organization was creating a great job for everyone, Eighty-five percent of the rating is based on what employees report about their trust experiences and the achievement of their full human potential as part of their organization, regardless of who they are or what they do. We analyze this experience in relation to the size of each company, the composition of the workforce and the typical characteristics in its branch and region. "
The survey reaches companies with more than 4 million collective employees, making it the largest ongoing survey of employee engagement in the workforce.
For the second time in a row, the top spot goes to Hilton, which has improved the performance for all employees across the board. Last year, Hilton launched a new employee share purchase program that is available to everyone regardless of salary level, and an expanded parental leave policy with thoughtful perks, such as partnering with breast milk shipping startup Milk Stork so employees can send or wear breast Free milk on business trips.
The Top 5 are rounded off by Ultimate Software (# 2), Wegmans Food Markets (# 3) and Workday (# 5).
But I have to call Cisco again, which is number 4 on the list this year. The hardware giant has earned a place on every list of the 100 best companies since its inception in 1998, a feat that no other company has achieved. Sure, sometimes they were at the top of the list, sometimes not, but they were there for the duration, which is an extraordinary feat. (I explained why here.)
You can find the entire list here or apply to have your company surveyed here for next year. And job seekers note that the GPTW-certified companies currently have around 91,425 vacancies. If you want to get engaged, it's time to get to work.