February 25, 2016

Globoforce Honoured as One of the Best Workplaces in Ireland

February 25, 2016 | Globoforce Press Release

Company ranked 7th overall in the best medium workplace category

DUBLIN – FEBRUARY 25, 2016 – Globoforce®,a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today announced that it was named one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces 2016 by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This prestigious accolade was presented at an awards ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin, on Wednesday 24th February, where Globoforce was ranked number seven in the medium-sized workplace category. “It’s an honour to receive this award for the fifth year running. I am proud to be a part of a company that works hard to ensure that our employees are happy and engaged,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “Workplace environments that focus on people, embrace humanity and cultivate a culture of recognition win in the marketplace. We will continue to focus on our people and the quality of our culture and applaud our fellow winners who join us in this mission.” Employee findings from Globoforce’s survey results include:
  • 91 percent say that the company is a great place to work
  • 94 percent say the company is a friendly place to work
  • 94 percent say that the customer/client is at the centre of everything they do
  • 97 percent say the company celebrates special events
  • 90 percent feel that the company is made up of really innovative people
  • 93 percent say that they were made to feel welcome when they joined the company
“Personally, I would like to congratulate each and every person in the organisations who have achieved the status of ‘great’, as it is clear that leadership or HR cannot make this happen alone,” said John Ryan, CEO of Great Place to Work Ireland. “It is a group effort that requires everybody’s energy, enthusiasm, and engagement.” “This award acknowledges the commitment our entire team puts toward making certain Globoforce is a supportive, enjoyable, productive and rewarding place to work,” said Niamh Graham, vice president of global HR at Globoforce. “Thank you again to the team at the Great Place to Work® Institute for supporting us and our fellow companies that share the mission of nurturing superior work cultures.” About Great Place to Work Ireland and the Assessment Process Great Place to Work Ireland is part of a global network with offices in 48 countries using the same assessment methodology to publish 45 country lists, as well as regional and global lists. The best known of these is the Fortune 100 list of Best Companies to Work For in the United States. The key defining feature of a great workplace is the level of trust that exists within it. From an employee’s viewpoint, the definition of a great workplace is one where you trust the people you work with, you have great pride in what you do, and you enjoy the people you work with. The Great Place to Work Institute assesses the policies and practices in place in organisations under nine key areas: Inspiring, Speaking, Listening, Caring, Developing, Thanking, Hiring, Celebrating, and Sharing. They then benchmark these practices against other organisations in that country. The second key component of the assessment is an anonymous Trust Index survey that gathers the perceptions of employees under five dimensions: Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride, and Camaraderie. Finally, there is an in-depth qualitative analysis of open ended comments from employees. The 2016 full list of listed organisations and award winners, as well as past years’ rankings, are available at www.greatplacetowork.ie.   About Globoforce Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build strong cultures of engaged employees through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in employee engagement, retention and productivity. The company pioneered the WorkHuman movement, created to galvanize organizations and leaders worldwide to create a more human workplace. This movement culminates annually at the WorkHuman conference, taking place May 9-11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. To learn more:
Contacts: Savannah O’Hare/Aislinn Collins Finn Partners inc. Johnson King Globoforce@finnpartners.com +44 (0)20 7017 8434


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