Past issues

Aug 2022: 2022 Best Workplaces – a peak behind this year’s list

Wellbeing, flexibility and inclusion were the watchwords for the 2022 list of Australia’s Best Workplaces™.

Being named as one of Australia’s Best Workplaces cements an organisation’s reputation as among the best employers because the awards are based on the voice of employees. Great Place to Work® has surveyed more than 100 million employees over the past three decades, building a detailed picture of what it means to be an employer of choice.

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March 2022: Diversity and inclusion – how does your workplace stack up?

It’s not often we take time to take stock and think about how far Australia has come in terms of understanding and respecting the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion to our workplaces.

But there’s little doubt the workplace of today is vastly different from even the recent past.

When it comes to doing business though, in 2022 it is clear and the evidence is conclusive — diverse workplaces outperform.

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January 2022 – How to foster collaboration in a hybrid world – tips from the experts

As we enter the third year of this pandemic, new ways of working are becoming second nature — working from home, QR check-ins, rapid testing, isolation protocols.

For many of us, it’s simply the new routine.

But as we adapt, it’s important we recognise that for all the benefits of our new hybrid workplaces, they are creating a few new problems too.

One of the concerns we hear most is whether workplaces can recapture the sense of collaboration and innovation that characterised work before the pandemic.

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December 2021 – How to build a better workplace: lessons from 2021

What did we learn in 2021? As we wind up for the year, I thought it might be instructive to look back at the insights and advice we’ve heard from the Great Place to Work® community during what turned out to be a tumultuous twelve months. We’ve had the privilege of hearing from some of Australia’s greatest companies this year – from global giants like Cisco and SAP to Australian property and tech leaders REA Group and Atlassian, plus a diverse range of home-grown success stories like Hub Australia, Cobild, BlueRock, Ansarada, Mantel, Bellroy and more.

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September 2021 – Hybrid working: how to plan for the return to office

Business should take a long term, planned approach to flexible working and not get caught up simply thinking about the end-of-lockdown return to office in Australia’s biggest cities, according to hybrid working experts.

Great Place to Work® asked two experts in flexible working to help businesses plan for the return to work over the next few months as pandemic lockdowns end.

The key message: a hybrid of in-office and at-home working is here to stay for the long term – and business leaders must take a considered approach to making it work in their organisations.

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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.