New Recognition Program from Great Place to Work(R) Now Helps Many More Employers Analyze and Promote Their Workplace Cultures

(San Francisco, Calif.) – Companies of all sizes – including those with modest HR budgets – can now assess their workplace from the employees’ viewpoint, become eligible for recognition as one of the country’s best workplaces and earn certifications showcasing their commitment to the kind of high-trust culture that drives growth. For the last 25 years Great Place to Work(R) has helped organizations enhance their level of trust to drive business performance. Beginning this week, the global authority on standout workplaces now offers a high-value Recognition Program. This one-stop shop provides tools for small, medium and large companies to gather objective feedback on employees’ experience, while helping leaders explore this insight to improve their organizations. Businesses of any size can take advantage of affordable and flexible packages that include employee surveys, expert advice for workplace enhancement and benchmarks that can inform action planning and sustain a great workplace.

“These new package options in the Recognition Program aren’t just valuable for gauging how employees feel. They offer valuable insight into how a company stacks up to its peers on critical issues like the level of trust within the workplace,” said Kim Peters, vice president of Great Place to Work(R)’s Recognition Program.

Great Place to Work(R) has conducted more than 100 million employee surveys with 200,000 companies. This body of research shows remarkable results among organizations dedicated to creating high-trust workplaces. These include improved profitability, lower hiring costs, better retention, less shrinkage, more innovation, shorter product cycles and increased customer satisfaction. In addition to the potential for enhanced growth, workplaces that take part in Great Place to Work(R)’s Recognition Program will also enjoy opportunities to publicly showcase their commitment to their employees. Every program participant has the option to publish an overview highlighting the company’s strengths for prospective job candidates on Great Place to Work(R) Reviews. When 7 out of 10 surveyed employees report that their company is a great workplace, the program also awards a certification and one-year access to a badge sharing the company’s status as a standout employer with the world. What’s more, these organizations become eligible for a place on over a dozen prestigious annual rankings of the country’s Best Workplaces in particular industries, demographics or focus areas for employees.

Results-oriented companies that want to develop an enhanced reputation, reduce turnover, grow their business strategically and cultivate a deeper understanding of their teams’ needs can learn more about Great Place to Work(R)’s new Recognition Program at

Contact: Kim Peters
Vice President, Great Place to Work(R) Recognition Program
(+1) 415 844-2574

About Great Place to Work(R)

Great Place to Work(R) is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work(R) provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work(R) produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For(R)” list and a series of Great Place to Work(R) Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.
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