How to be Considered for the 2018 Best Places to Work List

How to be Considered for the 2018 Best Places to Work List

A spot on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work lists is quite an achievement. It’s validation that your employees are satisfied, which gives your company extra credibility so top candidates come, stay and excel – giving your company a strategic edge.

The Quick-Start Guide

Creating a winning culture is long-term process, but you can jumpstart your efforts right now. Here are 5 key ways you can improve the quality and quantity of your reviews – and increase your likelihood of getting on the list.

#1: Make Sure You Have Enough Reviews

Do your best to encourage employee feedback by following our templates and best practices all year long so that you’re in the best position possible to be considered for the list.

#2: Identify Trends in Reviews

Look for themes in the positive feedback you get from employees and highlight them in your employer profile on Glassdoor. Embracing the benefits from an employee perspective reinforces what’s positive about your culture.

#3: Monitor and Respond to Feedback

Set up alerts using our best practices so you see reviews come in, and create a plan for how you will respond both internally and on Glassdoor.

#4: Implement a Feedback Loop

Use your reviews as a source of actionable insights. Tell employees about the changes you’re making based on these insights, and ask for continued feedback on the job.

Becoming one of the elite companies on the Best Places to Work list is no easy task! Winners are ultimately determined by the people who know your company best – your employees. We've given you a run-down on the basics, but keep in mind there is so much more you can do. To learn how the 2017 winners did it, read The DNA of Glassdoor’s Best Places To Work.

NOTE: An employer may be excluded from consideration if the Glassdoor eligibility panel determines detrimental acts by management or other negative events could ultimately damage employees’ faith in the employer, its senior leadership, and/or adversely affect its overall rating on Glassdoor. An employer may also be excluded if senior leaders or employees are suspected of attempting any fraudulent activity on Glassdoor, including intentional or unintentional acts that violate the Glassdoor Community Guidelines and/or Terms of Use. Each year, Glassdoor reserves the right to improve methodology to prevent abuse and ensure the highest level of quality reviews and data integrity.