How to Be a Best Place to Work
Being a Best Place to Work means that your employees vouch that they want to work for you. Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list covers companies big and small in all industries, and there is no mold for winners. But there is one common theme: be good to your employees and you’ll reap the rewards!
5 TRAITS OF GLASSDOOR BEST PLACES TO WORK WINNERS:
Trait #1: People Matter.
Your company is only as good as the people that it’s made of, and good people attract other good people.
Trait #2: People Feel Heard.
In order to become a Best Place to Work, there has to be transparency from top to bottom at an organization. It’s impossible to achieve that without listening to your employees.
Trait #3: People Can Grow.
Employees are most engaged when they are not stagnant. The best companies keep their employees challenged, constantly developing new skills and in a state of learning.
Trait #4: Leaders Matter.
In order to become a Best Place to Work, it is vital that you have a clear vision and constant reinforcement of the direction that the company is headed.
Trait #5: Mission Is Central.
Your employees want to feel proud of where they work and recognized for their contribution to the larger mission. Widespread alignment to mission contributes highly to employee satisfaction and engagement — both strong drivers for retention.
- Source: Glassdoor/Harris Poll, Sept 2019, US