America’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2022

1 Dell Technologies Technology Round Rock, TX 130,000 The tech giant is big on employees controlling their own destiny. Example: Workers use Dell’s build-your-career hub to skill up. One result? A majority of management jobs are filled internally. 2 SAP America Computer Software Newtown Square, PA 113,125 Employees embrace the enterprise software firm’s make-a-difference mission. Exhibit A: The staff can take “Social Sabbaticals”—a month-long program to apply their skills in developing communities. 3 Avanade Information Technology Seattle, WA 58,500 Nirvana? This Seattle IT consulting company provides reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy and gender transition leaves. Then there’s the team-building Innovate Fest—with cash prizes! 4 Marriott Vacations Worldwide Hospitality Orlando, FL 21,688 Employees are regularly rewarded for taking risks. Mistakes aren’t punished; instead, they are celebrated and used as learning and development opportunities. Please, sign us up. 5 Hilton Grand Vacations Hospitality Orlando, FL 14,000+ If you’re employed by this Orlando timeshare company, you get to work in “stunning” locations like the Hawaiian Islands. Awards for performance are a big deal as well, via the Champions Club 6 Ally Financial Services Detroit, MI 11,024 Looking for a “safe place” to discuss concerns? Ally is for you. Also, you can feel heard during “Let’s Talk About” conversations, which help with issues like promoting social justice. Open offices are a thing too. 7 ZipRecruiter HR Technology Santa Monica, CA 1,400 No surprise that a recruiter would be good at keeping its own folks happy. New hires, for example, can speak directly with the CEO through their Donuts With Ian (Siegel) program. Yum. 8 ChenMed Health Care Miami Gardens, FL 5,292 Big on diversity, ChenMed has developed programs to celebrate Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Asian-American Pacific Islander Month, Hispanic Heritage Month and Juneteenth. 9 Zapier Technology San Francisco, CA 735 Zapier was supporting remote work before remote work became a thing. Transparency is a key value, with salary ranges for positions published for all to see. So is career development: Employees are matched with the right jobs via programs which offer specific curriculum and pathways. 10 Gympass Wellness New York, NY 1,618 Collaboration is a big thing here. (Employee compensation is based on overall company success.) Career development is a big deal too: Promotion opportunities are offered first to employees before outsiders. 11 Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Parsippany, NJ 4,158 The company’s hospitality culture is ingrained in employees throughout the career life cycle. The “Count on Me” mantra: responsiveness, respect and delivering great experiences. 12 BARK Consumer Goods New York, NY 620 BARK employees can enjoy a dog-friendly office environment. Yup, they’re obsessed with their dogs in New York City. Free health care for their canine friends? Of course there is. Woof. 13 Ansys Software Canonsburg, PA 5,428 Inclusion is front and center. Affinity groups include the Black Employee Network, (dis)Ability Connection, Latino Connection, Pride Alliance, Veterans at Ansys and Women in Tech. 14 O2E Brands Consumer Services Vancouver, BC, and Garland, TX 696 The 1-800-GOT-JUNK? company’s values are “Passion, Integrity, Professionalism, Empathy.” Also, founder Brian Scudamore teaches his “Willing to Fail” (WTF) philosophy directly to employees. 15 Total Quality Logistics Transportation Cincinnati, OH 10,000+ Total Quality Logistics not only gives back to employees—there are no commission caps—but gives back to the community too, via Moves That Matter, Cancer Awareness Month and Military Month. 16 Automation Anywhere Robotics San Jose, CA 1,774 A question—“Who or what makes you proud to work here?”—is how each biweekly town hall meeting starts. Also, there’s a forgiving culture. Mistakes are OK, they say, if you learn from them. 17 Jack Henry Financial Services Monett, MO 6,895 Jack Henry likes a lot of feedback. The company continually gathers information from workers via things like “skip-a-level” interviews, which are designed to get direct feedback from employees. 18 ZoomInfo Computer Software Vancouver, WA 3,503 A “mind and body” kind of workplace. There’s training and external coaching for the high potentials. Then there’s a holistic mind, body and lifestyle program. Remote work? Yes. Restricted stock? Yes, again. 19 Southern Veterinary Partners Health Care Homewood, AL 7,500 The skinny: a focus on happy teammates, happy clients and happy pets. The chief executive makes weekly hospital visits—there are more than 300—where he addresses workers by their first names. 20 A+E Networks Entertainment New York, NY 1,500 The NYC-based media and entertainment company likes input from its workforce—especially through town halls and coffee chats. Execs gather feedback and report back to employees with any results. 21 Schrödinger Pharmaceuticals New York, NY 592 Work/life balance is a big deal here. So are collaboration and other kinds of input. LiveDesign is their proprietary digital platform for bringing together great minds from around the world. 22 Harsco Environmental Services Philadelphia, PA 12,000 Impact and Service Awards programs recognize outstanding performance. Employees, through various means of feedback, also make sure teamwork and inclusion are high priorities. 23 Exabeam Software Foster City, CA 612 When there’s something to celebrate at Exabeam, everyone celebrates: Pride, Diwali, Halloween…whatever. If you work there, you also get several “Thank You Days” off a year to relax. 24 Moveworks Software Mountain View, CA 550+ The four founders use anonymous surveys and team building to make sure the staff feels heard, respected and supported at all levels. Micromanagement is actively discouraged. 25 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals Boston MA 4,254 At the company’s annual innovation tournament, employees serve up ideas often incorporated into business decisions. Also, Career Hub and Gig Opportunities portals are the places for career advancement. 26 Southeastern Grocers Retail/Supermarkets Jacksonville, FL 37,000 Lots of support at the Winn-Dixie parent via training development programs like SEG University. The “MyWellness” platform focuses on issues like financial, career, social and community well-being. 27 EQRx Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA 339 Employees are asked, “If you could think of one object that tells us more about who you are…what would that be?” That’s one way execs focus on, and encourage, individuality and diversity. 28 KnowBe4 Software Clearwater, FL 1,600 Train up: Bonuses go to staff who earn certificates for working on skills like internal career coaching. Fun, fun, fun: A “shenanigans” team entertains through activities like mechanical bull riding. 29 Pure Storage Technology Mountain View, CA 4,200 Leadership development and upskilling of employees are an obsession here. Career progression? Workers at this tech firm get exposed to other jobs so they’re ready for the next big step. 30 Microchip Technology Electronics Chandler, AZ 21,684 Practicing what they preach: The firm recently made its board more diverse, provided mentoring to the underrepresented, and promoted candidates from diverse backgrounds. 31 Automattic Media San Francisco, CA 2,040 The company that created WordPress is feedback-crazy. Employees share their views with the whole company via monthly town halls, “Ask Me Anything” sessions and anonymous HR chats. 32 DigitalOcean Technology New York, NY 865 “Speak up when we have something to say and listen when others do” is a core part of the culture. Annual hackathons drive innovation; remote teams, worldwide, come together to develop new ideas. 33 Sweetgreen Restaurants Los Angeles, CA 5,817 Daily “Sweettalks” ensure two-way communication and help make sure that the business is running smoothly. Promotions? Employees are provided a clear path to management in a short time frame. 34 EPAM Software Newtown, PA 61,000+ Management respect comes from the “Heroes” program, which recognizes hardworking employees and their significant milestones. Open door: A global “Upload Hackathon” invites new ideas. 35 Horizon Therapeutics Pharmaceuticals Deerfield, IL 1,796 This medicine developer makes inclusion a part of everyday life: A “RiSE Day of Understanding” promotes all forms of diversity. Also, employees say that “they are comfortable voicing their ideas.” 36 Bank Independent Financial Services Sheffield, AL 634 Employees become “wildcards.” Those are nonexperts that provide another perspective to expert teams. Volunteerism is important too. Employees take part in financial literacy programs in Michigan. 37 Thryv Software Dallas, TX 2,400 The modern world: This small-business tech firm is a “Work From Anywhere” company—Zoom meetings, monthly webcasts and various forms of remote communication make it all work. 38 LendingClub Financial Services San Francisco, CA 1,603 The company lives its ethics/values mantra of respecting its employees and giving back. There’s a paid volunteer program; donation matching lets workers give to their own charitable causes. 39 Kaplan Education Fort Lauderdale, FL 4,850 The firm, known for its test-prep business, helps employees beef up their skills for the future through the month-long DevelopU program, in which individual development plans are conjured up. 40 First Watch Restaurants Bradenton, FL 10,000 How are you feeling? A web-based application measures employee happiness; a five-question feedback tool asks workers to share experiences about the previous week to encourage change. 41 Bunge Food Production Chesterfield, MO 23,000 Bunge’s 23,000 employees come by professional development opportunities through old-school, formal classroom learning and self-paced training with 1,000+ online programs. 42 Zebra Technologies Technology Lincolnshire, IL 9,800 The company is big, it says, on recruiting and nurturing talent from diverse backgrounds. How else to gain new insights? Plus: rewards via the “Go the Extra Mile” program. 43 Paramount Entertainment New York, NY 22,965 Programs like the “Pipeline Challenge’’ allow employees to work directly with charities on pro bono work supported by the company. A big plus? It can provide exposure to senior leaders. 44 LivePerson Software New York, NY 1,600 Lots of one-on-one meetings with management help staff grow professionally. Workers can also dole out feedback at the company roundtables. Meetings with diverse groups are a big deal too. 45 Strava Software San Francisco, CA 411 Employees are encouraged to unleash their creative talents through “hackathons” and such. Stipends for great ideas also get the juices flowing. Like Q&As with execs? This might be the place for you. 46 Altair Technology Troy, MI 3,054 The tech firm uses the Altair Black Employee Resource Network to beef up its Black employee and executive ranks. The Altair Women in Technology program helps develop and retain women in tech. 47 Arvest Bank Financial Services Fayetteville, AR 6,627 Owned by the Walmart founding family, the company is investing in remote work by, among other things, providing stipends to employees to set up their home offices. 48 Sedgwick Insurance Memphis, TN 30,558 Inclusion indeed: Some 70 percent of its employees are female; almost 40 percent are people of color. Sedgwick promotes inclusion and equity through education on unconscious bias and communication styles. 49 Palo Alto Networks Software Santa Clara, CA 11,000 The company gives employees a lot of choice, from the ability to determine their own career paths to taking advantage of continuing education opportunities. Plus: regular roundtables with the CEO. 50 Kellogg’s Food Production Battle Creek, MI 11,037 Workers looking for an employer that does well by doing good can sign up here. Kellogg’s “Better Days” plan’s goal: supporting farmers to end hunger by nourishing 1 billion people. 51 PriceSmart Supermarkets San Diego, CA 10,597 Continual training helps staff develop new skills—and gets them on an upwardly mobile career path. The membership warehouse firm provides employee subsidies for college and professional education. 52 BASF North America Chemicals Florham Park, NJ 16,000 All together now: BASF, based in New Jersey, has created special communities of working parents, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+, emerging professionals and veterans. 53 Chico’s FAS Retail Fort Myers, FL 13,000 This Florida-based fashion firm loves collaboration. Get2Gethers randomly pair employees with an associate across the organization. The execs also hold listening sessions throughout the year. 54 Amerant Bank Financial Services Coral Gables, FL 616 Employees say they feel heard. The Florida bank has a formal framework in place for staff to report grievances. There’s also an “anytime feedback tool” for measuring feelings of inclusion. 55 Cloudflare Technology San Francisco, CA 3,000 The only thing worse than a bad idea is no idea: Weekly CEO-led company meetings allow all concerned to provide updates on their work. Workers say they’re empowered to develop the next big thing. 56 BlackLine Software Los Angeles, CA 1,107 Folks here know where they stand. Managers and employees meet on a regular basis to discuss goals and achievements. Better yet, the company offers unlimited paid time off. See you in Bali. 57 Goodway Group Marketing New York, NY 482 The firm recently provided Oculus VR headsets to all employees. (What’s better than that?) Great for remote workers who need to have an in-person experience during meetings. 58 Greif Manufacturing Delaware, OH 12,201 A platform called Spark helps create a culture of daily recognition for its employees, especially from their peers. Meanwhile, Greif University provides learning opportunities spanning the globe. 59 Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) Financial Services Chicago, IL 2,185 The chief human resources officer hosted a series of “Candid Conversations” in which more than 200 employees shared their perspectives about diversity, equity and inclusion. 60 Nicklaus Children’s Health System Health Care Miami, FL 4,193 Lots going on here. The CEO has an open door policy. Employees may discuss their struggles—and feel assured they are really being heard. Staff says they’re empowered to make decisions. 61 Incyte Pharmaceuticals Wilmington, DE 2,200 The biotech company’s generous benefits package addresses both physical and mental wellness. There are also initiatives that encourage social and civic engagement. 62 Milliken & Company Manufacturing Spartanburg, SC 8,000+ This manufacturer has a global recognition system in five languages to support its international team—muchas gracias! The company also doles out Oscars-style awards tied to its core values. 63 CohnReznick Accounting New York, NY 3,354 Employees say they feel respected here; the company, for instance, expanded the number of Employee Resource Groups and also sponsors “Dialogues on Diversity” webinars. Food Bank trips too. 64 Standard Chartered Bank Financial Services New York, NY 1,050 Trouble with your boss? No worries. The chief executive regularly has lunches with workers to hear directly about what’s working, what isn’t working and how things could be improved. 65 Denny’s Restaurants Spartanburg, SC 3,522 All employees, regardless of skill set, are provided educational attainment programs. The “Share the Love” initiative is designed to give every host, cook, server and manager career guidance. 66 Cozen O’Connor Law Philadelphia, PA 1,634 The company, which has programs to avoid employee burnout, was named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. Pro bono work is also a must at the Philadelphia law firm. 67 Atrium Health Health Care Charlotte NC 72,000 The fun: talent shows. The careers: a development center that helps lead to different roles at the company. Paid tuition is a pretty good perk. Also, feel heard via “Voice of the Teammate.” 68 Mohegan Hospitality Uncasville, CT 11,173 Tumbling dice: Employees say a culture of respect guides everything at this Connecticut gambling giant. Its career development program seems to be a good thing too. 69 Outreach Computer Software Seattle, WA 1,109 This sales and tech company runs numerous affinity groups, such as the Outreach Women’s Network and Rainbow, which are designed to help make the company more diverse. Plus: lots of mentoring. 70 TaylorMade Golf Sporting Goods Carlsbad, CA 1,544 C-level execs sit on the floor with teams to ensure that those closest to the business have equal weight to provide ideas and opinions. Performance reviews are via conversation. 71 United States Steel Manufacturing Pittsburgh, PA 13,700 Big on messaging.Their founding S.T.E.E.L Principles–Safety first, Trust, Environmental stewardship, Excellence and accountability, and Lawful conduct–are a guiding light, they say. 72 Eaton Manufacturing Cleveland, OH 85,000 Help wanted: Leaders can crowdsource solutions via programs like the “Stretch Assignment Marketplace.” Hackathons are a big thing too for the next generation of Eaton leaders. 73 Fresenius Medical Care North America Health Care Waltham, MA 67,000 Development opportunities? You bet. More than 22,000 employees take advantage of the firm’s in-house Professional Development Academy. It’s open to anyone who wants to juice their career. 74 Vivint Consumer Electronics Provo, UT 14,000 The Vivint Innovation Center is a platform for engineers, designers, product managers, data scientists and business analysts to collaborate. Like continual feedback? Come work here. 75 Madison Reed Consumer Products San Francisco, CA 648 Big, big, big on diversity. A committee developed by the San Francisco-based hair care company makes sure things like hiring, recognition and promotions all meet its inclusion standards. 76 Wynn Resorts Hospitality Las Vegas, NV 15,242 Despite the large staff, the firm manages, workers say, to provide direct access to its leaders. Forums help to reiterate company goals and let staff have at their bosses. 77 Rackspace Technology Technology San Antonio, TX 7,120 This cloud company gives workers, called “Rackers,” the chance to move up the food chain through reskilling programs. The “Fanatical Experience” shows how to care for customers—and one another. 78 Emory Healthcare Health Care Atlanta, GA 23,661 Feeling loved? The “EHC Recognize!” support program recognizes service and onboarding milestones and doles out employee of the month awards. Achievement celebrations? Yes, a big deal. 79 Ryan Specialty Insurance Chicago, IL 3,500 Listen right here. An ethics hotline is designed to give Ryan’s workers confidence that they will be treated fairly—and with respect. Staff also has access to ComPsych, a counseling service. 80 Conduent Process Services Florham Park, NJ 10,000+ Eight global “Employee Impact Groups” serve as a vehicle to share diverse ideas and perspectives. Workers also use Q&A sessions with company leaders to get to the bottom of things. 81 Great Wolf Lodge Hospitality Chicago IL 10,000 The no-office, open-cube culture helps build a “one-pack mentality” spirit. Meanwhile, a two-year management development program provides exposure to all facets of Great Wolf’s operations. 82 UCLA Health Health Care Los Angeles, CA 33,091 The health system makes sure its workers are of a single mind when dealing with its patients. Things like how to respond to questions and explain what’s next are key parts of the core training. 83 Kendra Scott Retail Austin, TX 2,800 Career goals are always in the spotlight. Employees kick off the first quarter with a goal session; performance conversations; and an “Alignment Day” to discuss goals, obstacles and pain points. Ouch. 84 OneMain Financial Financial Services Evansville, IN 9,191 A “No Jerks” policy—and regular town halls—helps employees work together peacefully, and pleasantly, and feel supported. Workers also teach Financial Literacy 101 in high schools. 85 Graybar Wholesale Clayton, MO 8,800 Being an employee-owned company has its advantages. Everyone, by design, works toward the same goals. In other words, if you—or a branch office—wins, everyone wins. 86 E-commerce Austin, TX 1,300 The hybrid workplace rules at this e-commerce software concern, thanks to Slack and Zoom. And with all this tech, employees also play a big role in planning all-hands-on-deck meetings. 87 e.l.f. Cosmetics Consumer Products Oakland, CA 300 Its “High Performance Teamwork” program provides feedback from workers on what behavior helps or hurts effectiveness. “One Team, One Dream” helps everyone form respectful relationships. 88 American Tire Distributors Automotive Huntersville, NC 5,700 In it together: Employees have access to the “weCare Associate Relief Fund,” which is funded by peers. It helps with unexpected hardships, from serious and costly illnesses to natural disasters. 89 Chipotle Restaurants Newport Beach, CA 102,000 All employees are trained in the Newport, California, restaurant chain’s code of ethics, which centers on respect and inclusion. Employees are also encouraged to give back to the communities they work in. 90 Everise Outsourcing Plantation, FL 4,200 Communication encouraged: Virtual roundtables, gaming sessions and happy hours get the job done. Opportunity everywhere: 80 percent of all positions are filled internally. Remote work is a real thing too. 91 Modere Consumer Products Newport Beach, CA 328 Nurturing and developing talent is encouraged. The company seeks to promote from within; it offers tuition reimbursement so employees can augment their skill sets and, eventually, their nest eggs. 92 Watco Transportation Pittsburg, KS 4,668 One of the great management skills is making sure the right people are in the right jobs. This helps: Employees are asked what would make them stay at Watco—and what would make them leave. 93 Adena Health System Health Care Chillicothe, OH 4,332 Workers here are actually called “caregivers,” and that seems to be right on the mark. Based in Chillicothe, Ohio, Adena even provides four quarterly meals to such helpers and their families. 94 Springfield Clinic Health Care Springfield, IL 2,845 Together with Springfield’s management, physicians lead a state-of-the-art digital transformation that creates exceptional scheduling and patient experiences. 95 ADM Food Production Chicago, IL 40,000 An “Ability to Lead’’ development program simulates ways to practice various management techniques. Workers also meet with managers quarterly to review, among other things, their career paths. 96 Allegiant Airline Las Vegas, NV 5,600 All ideas are designed to be heard here, workers say, through the “Share Innovation” program. It helps develop idea generation through things like mentoring and counseling. 97 Sysco Food & Beverage Houston, TX 71,000 Modern world: The food distribution company uses apps and even podcasts to communicate with its workforce. Looking for guidance? Get in on those “Be Better” town halls and “Real Talk Dialogues.” 98 Kraft Heinz Food & Beverage Chicago, IL, and Pittsburgh, PA 38,000 Lots of inclusion-based mentorship programs for women and people of color. Business Resource Groups focus on issues such as interrupting unconscious bias. Online learning is also available. 99 East West Bank Financial Services Pasadena, CA 3,200 A commitment to diversity and development: Women account for more than 50 percent of employees and management. The board? Six out of eight members represent minority groups. 100 Lionbridge Technologies Translation and Localization Waltham, MA 6,000 The company asks for feedback from employees regarding sense of belonging and barriers to execution. It has shared over 5,000 feedback results and provided follow-up action items.

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