How It Works
Great Place To Work® offers the only recognition program based on a rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback.
Survey Your Employees
Select a 2-week period to launch the Trust Index©, our research-backed employee survey.
Complete the Culture Brief
Provide details about your company’s programs and practices on our Culture Audit.
It Pays to Be a Best Workplace
FORTUNE has an audience of 3.5M in print and digital footprint of 14.4M monthly unique visitors.
A hypothetical portfolio of publicly-traded companies on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list substantially outperformed the market overall.
After you get Certified, you’ll be automatically considered for all of our Best Workplace lists for 12 months.
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Think You’ve Got What it Takes to Make a List?
Appear on an upcoming list along with the market leaders in workplace culture.
Best Workplaces Lists FAQs
Who is Great Place To Work®?
Great Place To Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. We help companies around the world survey their employees, benchmark their results, identify gaps and improve their workplace culture. Ours is the only national recognition program based on a rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback.
Who’s eligible for Great Place To Work's Best Workplaces™ lists?
In general, U.S. companies that:
- Have at least 10 full- and/or part-time employees
- Are Great Place To Work-Certified™ companies as of the list deadline
- To become Certified, companies must survey their employees using our flagship assessment, the Trust Index © , and complete a Culture Brief™.
Certain lists may require more employees (50+). Please call us for specifics if you’re interested in a particular list.
How are Best Workplaces selected?
We use our For All™ Model and Methodology to evaluate our pool of Great Place To Work-Certified companies. Top performing companies are recognized as Best Workplaces. To become Certified, companies must survey their employees using our flagship assessment, the Trust Index©, and complete a Culture Brief.
What is the deadline?
You must complete your Great Place To Work Certification by the Last Day to Get Certified for that list on our List Deadlines page.
What happens if I don’t make the list?
First, rest assured, we keep results completely confidential. We never disclose the names of companies who participate in the process but do not get recognized. You have nothing to lose.
You gain the benefits of employee feedback and can use our helpful reports and analytics to gain actionable insights about your business.