Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name WWT One of the 2016 Best Workplaces in Technology
WWT named one of the 2016 10 Best Workplaces in Technology. WWT ranked No. 3 on the list. Results are based on employees' own assessments of the organization.
WWT Ranks #3 among large workplaces
ST. LOUIS — January 26, 2016 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market leading technology integrator, announced today that it has been named one of the 2016 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology, according to the global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine.
WWT ranked No. 3 on the list, a ranking based on employees’ own assessments of their experiences of the camaraderie in WWT’s workplace, its career development, financial and non-financial rewards and the strength of its leadership team.
“WWT’s commitment to innovation, advanced technology, inclusion and corporate social responsibility is not only driving success for our customers, but also reflected in the long-term satisfaction of our employees,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer of WWT.
WWT was selected based on evaluations by over 48,000 randomly selected employees from 155 participating companies in the technology sector. Employees anonymously answered 58 questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace. Companies achieving the highest overall results in their size categories were ranked based on this data.
Survey results achieved a 95 percent confidence level and a margin of error of 5 percent or less. The total score for each company was determined entirely by employee feedback.
“The perks and benefits the best tech companies are known for are just what outsiders looking in get dazzled by,” says Chinwe Onyeagoro, a business strategy expert and EVP of U.S. Consulting at Great Place to Work. “This can be a false positive of sorts. These companies are great because they invest in trust. They stand on trust. They use trust as a competitive differentiator. They know that to be great you have to invest in better relationships -- not in more things. Simply investing in this will not create a Great Place to Work.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology ranking is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work certified organizations.
This award follows WWT’s recent recognition by Great Place to Work and Fortune as one of the Best Workplaces for Camaraderie earlier this month, and Top 10 Best Workplaces for Diversity in November 2015, as well as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in September 2015.
About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with over $7 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.
Ed LevensPropelMG for WWT