St. Louis, MO – For the eighth consecutive year, World Wide Technology (WWT) is one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune.
This year, WWT ranked No. 56 on the list, which is based on survey feedback representing more than 4.3 million employees, with respondents rating their workplace culture on 60-plus elements of the workplace. These include trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie and workplace traits linked to innovation. The ranking accounted for the experiences of all employees including women, people of color, LGBT individuals, older team members and disabled employees.
This is the 22nd anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2019 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture for all fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.
“At WWT, our employees are our greatest asset, and we have always believed that investment in them is core to our company’s success. We are focused on continued development of strong workplace culture, creativity and innovation, workforce diversity, global cultural awareness and robust benefit programs,” said WWT’s chief executive officer Jim Kavanaugh. “We are honored to be selected by Fortune for the eighth consecutive year for this prestigious recognition, and we are grateful to our employees for their feedback and commitment to WWT, each other and our customers and partners.”
“The 2019 100 Best are the leaders in creating the most innovative workplaces built on trust,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Employees at these organizations feel valued, respected and heard, and are inspired to be their best selves because of the commitment these winning companies have made to creating a great workplace for all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the company.”
The 100 Best Companies 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. WWT also was ranked as a Best Workplace for Parents and Diversity by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.
About The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For®
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing the view of more than 4.3 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with more than 1,000 employees. 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 a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.