Great Place to Work and Fortune have recently cited institutional knowledge, employee buy-in and equitable treatment among the advantages of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity. Great Place to Work, a global authorityÂ on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures surveyed 442,624 employees across industries, assessing 50-plus elements of the workplace.Â The ranking accounted for the representation and experiences of women, people of color, LGBT individuals, older team members and disabled employees.
Great Place to Work found the below leading employers enjoyed substantially lower turnover than peers in many industries, more-experienced leadership, and a higher than average share of women in management. These traits indicate organizations where all employees are fully engaged, heard and developing to their full potential.
The Top Five Workplaces for Diversity:
|Wegmans Food Markets
“Diversity is more than policies, programs, or headcounts,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “True diversity means valuing, respecting, and including all people no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. The Best Workplaces for Diversity is the only list that measures the impact of organizational efforts, by focusing on the actual experiences of diverse employees.”