Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Best Workplaces in the Bay Area

April 26, 2017 (San Francisco, Calif.) –  Research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune have announced the 2017 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area:

Top 5 Large Companies: Top 5 Small & Medium Companies:
1.) Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants 1.) GoFundMe
2.) Cooley LLP 2.) National MI
3.) Intuit 3.) Netskope
4.) Salesforce 4.) Asana
5.) Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 5.) Prometheus Real Estate Group

“These organizations reflect the best of this thriving region – innovative practices, a passion for creating outstanding experiences, and a culture that encourages everyone to bring their ideas to the table,” says Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

Among high-trust employers:

  • Surveyed co-workers who say they have a great workplace are 19 times more likely to say they’ll stay with their organizations for the long term.
  • Employees are six times more likely to be brand ambassadors by speaking positively about their organizations outside work.
  • Broader research by Great Place to Work found organizations in the top quartile of employee survey results enjoyed three times the revenue growth of those in the bottom quartile.

“The Best Workplaces in the Bay Area offer great examples of why our region has earned its reputation for innovation, not only in the products created here, but in the smart new ways we do business, as well,” says Tallia Hart, President and CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.

About The Best Workplaces in the Bay Area

The rankings are based on feedback from more than 227,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations. An anonymous Trust Index© survey assessed their camaraderie, management transparency, professional development, sense of purpose, benefits and other elements essential for an outstanding workplace. Scores also consider the complexity of organizations’ employee populations and how much of their business is located in the Bay Area.


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