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Expedia named top place to work in 2017

By December 20, 2016HR Research
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Expedia is one of the best places to work for the second year, according to employees.

The Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards also saw ARM, HomeServe UK, and Mott MacDonald and Hays named in the top five.
Voted by employees

The Employees’ Choice Awards is in its ninth year and recognises the best places to work in the UK, Canada, the USA, France and Germany.
The winners are decided by employees’ company reviews. They are asked to share their views on the positives and negatives of working for their employer and provide advice on how they can improve.

In addition, employees also rate the CEO, how satisfied they are with their employer and key workplace attributes including career opportunities, benefits, culture and values.

Top rating

Expedia says it focuses on its people and culture and the happiness of its employees is at the heart of its objectives. Furthermore, employee reviews praised the leadership of the company. Some comments described how the company supports its employees with children and those dealing with other life events. One employee said that the bosses were great leaders and very accessible and communicated well with staff.

Other top employers

Other companies that scored top marks include ARM Holdings and Homeserve who say they take pride in creating environments that their staff are proud to work in. Employee reviews include comments on innovation and investment in staff training. Some of the feedback described how there is a strong focus on customers and employees and staff can really thrive there.

The top 10 of Glassdoors’ 50 best places to work in 2017:

• Expedia
• ARM Holdings
• Homeserve
• Mott MacDonald
• Hays
• Peninsula
• Unilever
• Salesforce
• Screwfix
• First Derivatives

Attract the best

Glass Door International says that company culture and employee’s experiences are most of all, key considerations when accepting job offers. Companies with good reputations can attract the best candidates to drive their business forward. Therefore, as competition to hire the best talent hots up, businesses need to look at examples like Expedia. Furthermore, a company that listens to its employees stands to gain a richer company culture and increase in profits and growth. After all, employees happy at work are likely to be more productive, especially if they feel listened to.

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