Great Rated!™ Names WWT as One of the Best Workplaces in Technology
WWT was named as one of the top 20 technology workplaces by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™. WWT ranked number two among the top 10 large companies.
WWT earns number two spot on list of the top 10 large technology workplaces in U.S.
ST. LOUIS – October 15, 2014 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it was named as one of the top 20 technology workplaces by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™. WWT ranked number two among the top 10 large companies on the list.
“WWT’s continued growth is tied to a business culture defined by core values, the first of which is trust,” said WWT’s chief executive officer and co-founder Jim Kavanaugh. “We are committed to creating a profitable growth company that is truly a great place to work and honored to be named to this list and recognized once again for our unique and inclusive corporate culture.”
WWT has more than 2,700 employees around the world and sustains a highly productive, people-focused workplace. Top talent is drawn to WWT for its engaging and supportive culture, which fosters and awards success with excellent career-growth opportunities, deep benefits and empowering executive leadership.
WWT and the other 19 winning companies were selected based on the average scored of nearly 50,000 employees who were surveyed using the Trust Index®, Great Place to Work®’s employee assessment survey. Great Rated!™ People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology marked the first published list since the official launch of Great Rated!™, the site that gives job seekers the inside scoop on companies and their cultures.
“Each technology firm has its unique company culture that makes it successful,” says China Gorman, Global CEO of Great Place to Work®. “However, one common theme we saw across all of the companies that were surveyed is trust in the workplace. We want to applaud each company for making trust a cornerstone of workplace culture and look forward to everyone’s continued success.”
About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with more than $6 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 explore, 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 (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 2,700 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.
About Great Rated!™
While organizations look to recruit and hire the right candidate, job seekers are equally interested in finding the right position at the right company. That’s why Great Rated!™ — the new survey-based workplace review website — from Great Place to Work® uses data and insights for a true picture of the workplace and elevates the hiring experience. Great Rated!™ organizations are serious about creating great workplaces, comfortable with transparency and interested in sharing the unique aspects treasured by employees.
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 employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work®’s Trust Index©, a 58-question employee survey that measures trust, is used around the world to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.
Edward Levens for WWT