Best Companies To Work For
January 5, 2023By Rob Smith
The Great Resignation. Quiet quitting. Loud quitting. The labor market is in the midst of a massive transformation. Workplace culture has rarely, if ever, been more volatile or uncertain.
A study by HR technology provider Quantum Workplace reveals that two-thirds of executives believe culture is more important than business strategy. At the same time, 65% of employees say their company culture has changed since the start of the pandemic.
Seattle Business magazine’s annual Best Companies To Work For List compiled by Pennsylvania-basedBest Companies Group shows that positive cultures are based on more than perks and recreation.
Financial services firm Brighton Jones, for instance, offers self-awareness and emotional management training. Tech firm Volt Athletics has a four-day work week. Consulting firm Sublime Media emphasizes results, not hours worked. They prove that forward-thinking companies thrive because of an employee-centric culture.
Companies are divided into three categories:
As CEO Brian Deutsch of Kirkland telecom Pivotal Commware says, “We have to tell people to take time off. We have heroes who are here all the time.”