Great workplaces deserve recognition. That's why Great Place To Work annually announces the Best Workplaces™ of the Netherlands, Europe and the world. We've been doing this in 60 countries for over 20 years.
Best Workplaces make the difference when it comes to being a good employer. A place on the list is based on the voice of the employee.
Register your organization directly or download the free whitepaper and discover the benefits and conditions of competing.
Since 2003, we've been announcing the Best Workplaces in the Netherlands every year. Check out the lists starting in 2021.
For more than 20 years, we have recognized Europe's best employers. Check out the lists starting in 2021.
The global leaders when it comes to being a good employer. Check out the lists starting in 2021.
This is what participating in the Best Workplaces yields
The Trust Index tells you what's going on in your organization and provides practical tools to work on your culture.
A stronger employer brand
A spot on the list is based on the voice of your employees. This shows that you are a good employer.
We dedicate a great deal of attention to the Best Workplaces, because being a good employer deserves recognition and visibility.
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Frequently asked questions
To compete in the Best Workplaces, an organization must meet a number of requirements:
The organization has its own legal entity.
The organization has its own name and recognizable logo and is thus known to customers and consumers.
At least 20 people work at the organization.
The organization is based in the Netherlands.
The survey is conducted among employees working in the Netherlands.
The survey is conducted among all employees.
To participate in the Dutch Best Workplaces, the following conditions apply:
A minimum of 20 employees work at your organization
You achieve a score of 70% or higher on the Trust Index employee survey
If your organization falls into the large or multinational category, you write a Culture Audit™
In 2022, we have decided that the Culture Audit will no longer be a requirement for small and medium organizations to participate in the Best Workplaces. For large organizations, however, the Culture Audit is still required.
A place among Europe's Best Workplaces starts with a spot on the Dutch list of Best Workplaces.
Organizations that fall into the small, medium or large category qualify for the European list if they are nationally recognized as a Best Workplace on one or more of the lists in Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Multinationals must be recognized as Best Workplace on at least three national lists. Multinationals have at least 1,000 employees worldwide with at least 40% (or 5,000) of those employees located outside the headquarters country.
A place among the World's Best Workplaces starts with a spot on the Dutch list of Best Workplaces.
To qualify, organizations must be on at least five Best Workplaces lists (in total) in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, North America or Australia. Organizations must have at least 5,000 employees worldwide, of which at least 40% (or 5,000) must be located outside the country of the headquarters.
Usually the announcement takes place at the following times of the year:
June: announcement of Best Workplaces of the Netherlands
September: announcement of Best Workplaces Europe
October: announcement of World's Best Workplaces
We announce the lists via our website, social media channels, newsletter and press releases.