Fortune Magazine's 2017 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For includes seven companies that are headquartered in the Washington region. The company rose five places from the 2016 ranking. It's the 20th consecutive year the store has secured a spot in the rankings.
For the full list, head to Fortune's site here. "Our employees proved that to be true again last year, as we achieved our financial goals; had one of our best years ever in terms of health, safety and environmental performance; executed our growth projects on-time and on-budget; and donated a record amount of time and money to worthy causes in our communities".
Great Place to Work, creators of the methodology behind the list, has found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people they work with.
There also is a Culture Audit management questionnaire from each company, detailing things like compensation and benefits, hiring practices, recognition, training and diversity programs. The reviews on Glassdoor back up Fortune's survey, with employees repeatedly praising a family-like work environment. The achievement recognizes Mars' commitment to its associates and the dedication, passion and creativity they bring to work each day.
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In the United States, Great Place to Work also produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list and the Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces list.
To conduct one of the longest employee surveys in corporate U.S, Fortune joined hands with Great Place to Work. "Since the beginning, we've believed that putting people first empowers them to achieve personal success and impact business in great ways".
About Great Place To Work Great Place to Work is the global authority on building, sustaining and recognizing high-trust organizational cultures.