October 12, 2016

Globoforce Named to National Great Place to Work List

October 12, 2016 | Globoforce Press Release

Southborough-based social recognition firm ranked #80 on Fortune’s best small and medium workplaces list in the country

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. & DUBLIN – October 12, 2016 – Globoforce®, a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today announced it was named one of the country’s Best Small and Medium Workplaces by consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. The company was ranked #80 in the medium-sized business category for its commitment to recognizing its employees for exemplary achievements, behaviors and for promoting a more human workplace. “Globoforce is committed to helping companies build great workplaces, and this same philosophy is deeply ingrained in our own company culture,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “Every day we recognize and celebrate our employees for their work and achievements, and we are honored to be similarly recognized by Great Place to Work and Fortune. We thank our incredible employees who passionately exemplify our core values on a daily basis and continuously strive to create an optimal employee experience with a fantastic work environment at Globoforce. A leading SaaS-based HR software company, Globoforce introduced social recognition innovation to the HR industry. Its internal program, Globostars, recognizes employee performance that aligns to the company’s core values of Imagination, Determination, Innovation and Respect. The program connects its employees every day and empowers and inspires them to recognize each other for outstanding performance and behaviors. The company pioneered the WorkHuman® movement, created to galvanize leaders and organizations worldwide to harness the transformative power of people for the next generation of HR. “There’s a generosity of spirit that infuses the Best Small and Medium workplaces—one that has a measurable return,” said Kim Peters, executive vice president of Great Place to Work. “Whether it’s funding employee ‘passion projects’ or giving surprise gifts to customers, the best workplaces give it away. And they get it back in the form of inspired people who innovate harder and generate higher revenue.” Globoforce won this accolade based on employees’ anonymous responses to an extensive survey about their levels of trust, pride and camaraderie at work. Great Place to Work® reviewed the survey results of more than 52,000 employees from hundreds of companies in the ranking process. Among its findings, the study indicates trust fuels business performance. For example, the Best Small and Medium Workplaces enjoy roughly three times the revenue growth of their peers, even as they provide a better experience for their people. The Best Small and Medium Workplaces is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organizations. The rankings will be published in the November issue of Fortune. About Great Place to Work® Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity and over a half dozen different industries. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US. About Globoforce Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build stronger, more human cultures 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. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. To learn more: Contact: Shweta Agarwal (508) 229-1541 Shweta.agarwal@globoforce.com


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