At the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia, Employees Receive a Higher Standard of Care

Employees are more likely to report fair promotions, special and unique benefits, and a caring environment that supports their health and well-being. Asia has struggled to recover from the COVID pandemic, a fact underscored by China — largest economy in the region — having lower than expected growth and record high youth unemployment. The numbers paint a clear […]

Employee Training and Development: The Benefits of Upskilling or Reskilling Your Team

Employee Training and Development: The Benefits of Upskilling or Reskilling Your Team

Employee training and development isn’t just about teaching employees to do their jobs. It’s about showing employees they are valued and that upward movement in the organization is possible. When employees don’t see opportunity, they don’t bring their best selves to work. “Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach […]

5 Ways to Support LGBTQ+ Employees in the Workplace 

In an expansive study involving almost half a million individuals, Great Place To Work® found that LGBTQ+ employees experience substantial psychological safety concerns in the workplace. Even in the most highly-rated environments, these employees felt emotionally and psychologically less safe by 7% compared to their straight counterparts. Furthermore, the data points towards a more challenging […]

What Gen Z Wants from Employers

Purpose and meaning at work has become a buzzword in workplace cultures around the world in the wake of the global pandemic, and is particularly a sought after factor for GenZers in choosing their employers. Known as the generation who has never known a life without Google, some optimistic claims state that they are set […]

6 Essential Leadership Skills for Workplace Success

Intro Effective leaders have the ability to communicate well, motivate their team, handle and delegate responsibilities, listen to feedback, and have the flexibility to solve problems in an ever-changing workplace. Whether you’re starting out in an entry-level position and looking to move up the career ladder or you’re seeking a promotion, your leadership skills will […]

9 High-Trust Leadership Behaviors Everyone Should Model

Every employee should take these behaviors to heart whether or not they are people leaders.   I often get asked what it takes to create a great workplace. The short answer: trust. High-trust cultures help employees thrive, which fuels company performance in all areas — from referrals and retention to productivity and revenue.  It’s impossible to […]

How to Boost Your Employer Brand

We patronize brands that we trust. They impact our lives in more ways than one, and they impact those around us too. The same goes for an employer brand. When there is an alignment or misalignment between the company’s employee promise and the employee experience, it impacts us in more ways than one. It also […]

From the MD: What are the Emerging People Trends for ASEAN and Australia?

The year has progressed quickly and we are at the tail-end of the first quarter. Recently, I wrote a piece on my LI based on a podcast conversation with Fundamento’s CEO Ankit Durga in February. One of the questions was: “What is an emerging trend that I have observed since the beginning of 2023? At the start and end of […]

7 Drivers That Build Belonging in the Workplace

How every leader can make employees feel like essential teammates, as opposed to meaningless cogs in the machine. In a great workplace, employees feel like they belong to something greater than themselves. They don’t feel pressured to assimilate or conform, nor do they feel ostracized or excluded because of who they are. They feel seen […]

How great workplaces build an eco-system of equity as part of their workplace culture

Leaders at great workplaces recognize the importance of building a For All™ culture to maximize human potential, which in turn enables their businesses to remain agile and competitive amidst the fast-paced and challenging macro environment. They establish a foundation of trust based on equitable workplace practices that take into account the varied lived experiences of […]

Key Insights & Advice from Our Study of Women at Work

Men aren’t necessarily failing women at work – company culture is. Unfortunately, women’s workplace experience continues to lag behind that of men’s. To understand why, and how we can rewrite this narrative, we need to look at the data. Men are twice as likely to perceive the workplace as fair and equal When it comes […]

Belonging in the Workplace: What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter?

Image: Employees at Certified great place to work, Vizient.  Belonging is vital to performance, innovation and retention, and starts with executive commitment. Belonging is one of the biggest buzzwords in business today. It’s about time. Generations of company executives turned a blind eye to how well people – that is, people of diverse backgrounds – fit in […]


To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.