Get Certified as a Great Place to Work

Understand how your employee experience stacks up and get recognized for the great workplace you've built

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How It Works

Great Place to Work Certification leverages 30 years of research to quantify the current state of your workplace culture and show how it compares to the best in the world.


Survey your employees

Survey all employess over a 2-week period. It takes employees ~5 minutes to complete.


Complete the culture brief

Provide information about your company's programs and practices.


Get certified

Meet the benchmark for certification and you'll be eligible for more than a dozen additional recognition opportunities.


Impact recruiting

Increase the number and quality of candidates you get by an average of 20%.

What you get

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Recognized as Great Place to Work-Certified for 12 months.

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Results and Benchmarking

Feedback from your employess and benchmarking for comparison.

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Company Profile

Be seen on as a Certified company.

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Promotional Materials

Unlimited access to Certification badge and marketing templates.

Recognition Opportunities

Automatically be considered for any lists you are eligible for while your certification is active for the chance to be recognized in Fortune or People magazines.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I don't get certified?

It's ok! Nobody outside your and our organizations will know. Moreover, you get some powerful tools to help improve, including your Trust Index score as well as industry benchmarks. Organizations who have not certified have found the information invaluable for making improvements.

How are best workplaces selected?

There are two levels. Most importantly, getting certified as a Great Place to Work means achieving high participation on the employee survey and a minimum employee Trust Index score. Once an organization is certified, best workplace lists are calculated and created from the database of organizations eligible for those specific lists.

How long does it take to get certified?

Many organizations go through the certification process in one month or less.