Glassdoor Best Places to Work: The Common Elements of Winning Companies
Marielle León is a freelance writer in the Bay Area with experience in topics ranging from brand-building and employer branding to interior design and UX design-thinking. She spends her free time on the trails and soccer fields of Marin county with her two wild boys, a ukulele-playing husband and the world’s best dog.
Ever wonder why some companies consistently earn the Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work? Do some award-winning companies surprise you because you’ve never heard of them?
While Glassdoor Best Places to Work lists are based on quantitative measures of employee ratings, it’s often the qualitative traits that influence employees to accept job offers and stay with a company. These “soft” factors like mission, culture, people, and transparency motivate employees to show up to work every day—and their reviews on Glassdoor reflect that.
To uncover the traits every Best Place to Work has in common, we interviewed the winners and our data science team scoured their Glassdoor pages and underlying quantitative ratings, looking for commonalities.
Click below to learn what the winners have in common—and what this means for you!Read more