ST. LOUIS — Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored World Wide Technology (WWT) as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology. The ranking considered more than 79,000 employee surveys from technology companies across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included communication, professional development, and recognition related to innovation. The ranking also accounted for the share of women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBT individuals experiencing innovation in the workplace. World Wide Technology ranked fourth on the list, which beat its 2017 ranking of seven. Great Place to Work and FORTUNE also named WWT as a Best Workplace in Technology in 2016.
“The Best Workplaces in Technology know that innovation can’t be limited to just engineers or senior employees”
“As a company that strives to be the best technology solution provider in the world and create a profitable growth company that is also a great place to work, we are thrilled to be honored by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE as a Best Workplace in Technology,” said Ann Marr, vice president of Global Human Resources at WWT. “Through that vision and mission, we are constantly working to invest in our brilliant employees whom we credit with our company’s success.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology stand out for their consistent leadership and the meaningful ways that all employees experience innovation in the workplace. Winning companies scored 15 percent higher than non-winners on measures of a culture of innovation.
“The Best Workplaces in Technology know that innovation can’t be limited to just engineers or senior employees,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Creating opportunities where everyone experiences innovation in the workplace increases the sense of fairness, purpose, and confidence.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.
In 2017, Great Place to Work and FORTUNE also honored WWT on the following lists:
- Best Workplaces for Parents 2017 (ranked 16)
- Best Workplaces for Diversity 2017 (ranked 31)
- Best Companies to Work For 2017 (ranked 40)
- Best Large Workplaces in Technology 2017 (ranked 7)
- Best Large Companies in the Bay Area 2017 (ranked 23)
- Best Workplaces for Millennials 2017 (ranked 40)
- Best Workplaces for Women 2017 (ranked 67)
- Best Small Workplaces in the United Kingdom 2017 (ranked 3)
- Best Small Workplaces in IT, United Kingdom 2017 (ranked 2)
About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with more than $10 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 4,600 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.
About the Best Workplaces in Technology
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 79,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.
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