We Love our Workplace Video Contest


We ♥ Our Workplace Video Contest 
Entry Deadline: March 2, 2012, 5PM Pacific

Attend the 2012 Great Place to Work Conference to vote for the Grand Prize Winner! Sponsored by Sofitel.

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Do your employees sound like this?


Enter the Great Place to Work® "We ♥ Our Workplace"
Video Contest — for a chance to win $5,000 for your company's favorite charity!

logo175x111Submit your best video and see your video featured at the 2012 Great Place to Work® Conference in Atlanta and vie for the GRAND PRIZE award — $5,000 donated to your company's charity of choice!

Any US company with 25 employees or more can enter!  And, your company doesn't need to appear on one of our Best Companies to Work For lists in order to enter... or to win!  

We ♥ Our Workplace Video Contest sponsored by Sofitel Luxury Hotels. sofitel


Entering is Easy!

Create a video, 5 minutes or less, that shows your employees in action.  It can be an official company production or something your employees made just to show you some love.  Once you've got that, click on the "enter," complete the entry form and upload your video, and register for the Great Place to Work® Conference, March 28-29 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Be there to vote for the winning entry... and perhaps see your company go home with the Grand Prize — a $5,000 donation to your company's favorite charity!

How do we pick the finalists?

A panel of Great Place to Work® judges will evaluate entries according to our definition of what makes a great workplace.  Extra points will be given for a really unique workplace culture or cool production value.

How do we win? 

Ten finalists will be selected to have their videos featured at the 2012 Great Place to Work® Conference, March 28-29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Your company must be present in order to win!  

The Grand Prize will be selected by people's choice!  Be there on Thursday, March 29th when live polling will reveal which company's going home with the $5000 donation for their charity of choice!

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The Fine Print


Any US company, regardless of Best Companies list status, is eligible to participate.  This includes non-profits, government agencies, partnerships, etc. 

Companies must have more than 25 employees.

In order to win, representatives from the company must be present at the 2012 Great Place to Work® Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Selection Criteria

Ten finalists will be selected by a panel of Great Place to Work® Judges.  Entries will be scored on a scale of 1 to 21, based on the following methodology:

Respect: shown as expressions of individuality (maximum: 3 points)

Credibility: reflects an open, honest communication style (maximum: 3 points)

Fairness: demonstrates a diversity of people and perspectives (maximum: 3 points)

Camaraderie: gives a real sense of family or team (maximum: 3 points)

Pride: excitement and pride in one's job, team, company, or practices (maximum: 3 points)

  • Overall originality of production (maximum: 3 points)
  • Overall uniqueness of company culture as portrayed in the video (maximum: 3 points)

The Grand Prize winner will be selected by audience vote at the 2012 Great Place to Work® Conference, March 28-29, in Atlanta, GA.  Representatives from the participating company must be present in order to win.  The winner will be announced in the closing General Session of the Conference, Thursday, March 29, between 4:30 and 4:45 PM.  

Submission Criteria

All entries must be received by Friday, March 2, 2012.

Videos cannot exceed more than 5 minutes in legnth.

Only one entry per company is permitted.

Digital submissions via the online entry form are preferred.  Hard copy ads can be mailed to Great Place to Work®, Attn: We ♥ Our Workplace, 222 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.

Entrants declare the video to be an original creation by the entrant, not copied in whole or part from another work, do not violate the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights of any third party.

Entries remain the property of the producing company with non-exclusive usage rights granted to Great Place to Work® for use at the Great Place to Work® Conference, and on www.greatplacetowork.com, the Great Place to Work® blog, Great Place to Work® YouTube channel, and other usages.

Entries must not be unlawful, slanderous, or offensive.  


Contest starts on Monday, January 16th at 9 AM PST and runs through Friday, March 2nd at 5:00 PM Pacific. Entries must be received by March 2, 2012 at 5 :00 PM Pacific. Finalists will be notified on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 by e-mail to the contact who submitted the entry.