Salt Lake City (July 25, 2018) – Great Place to Work and PEOPLE have honored O.C. Tanner as one of the PEOPLE’s “50 Companies That Care.” The second annual list will be featured in the August 6, 2018 issue of PEOPLE, which hits newsstands nationwide on Friday, July 27.
“We are honored to have been selected as one of Great Place to Work® and PEOPLE’S 50 Companies That Care for the second year in a row,” said Dave Petersen, president and CEO of O.C. Tanner. “The team at O.C. Tanner is comprised of some of the most hard-working individuals in the world. The people here not only give their all to us each day, but they take great pride in caring for their communities as well, and this recognition is a reflection of their commitment to great work within and beyond the workplace.”
Rankings represent feedback from over 4.5 million US employees. PEOPLE partnered with Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, to analyze employees’ survey feedback on how their workplaces make a difference in their lives and communities, and to consider the generosity of each organization's benefits, philanthropic and community support. O.C. Tanner took the No. 28 spot on the list.
By providing a dollar-for-dollar match during donation drives and giving employees the option to serve eight paid volunteer hours, in 2017 O.C. Tanner logged over 1,300 services hours and donated over $200,000 to the Utah Food Bank and the United Way of Salt Lake City.
Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, adds, “This year’s 50 Companies That Care are taking their great workplace cultures to an even higher level by supporting ALL employees by making sure to include refugees, immigrants, people of color, veterans, women, LGBT and disabled people and their communities through giving back, solving public problems, pro bono work, volunteering and more.”
About O.C. Tanner
O.C. Tanner, the global leader in employee recognition and culture, helps thousands of top companies accomplish and appreciate great work. Twenty-five of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® use O.C. Tanner's cloud-based technology, tools, awards and services to engage talent, increase performance, drive goals and create great workplace cultures. For more information visit octanner.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.
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Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE revolutionized personality journalism when it launched as a weekly in 1974 with a mission to celebrate extraordinary people doing ordinary things and ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Ubiquitous and still at the center of pop culture more than 40 years later, the PEOPLE brand is accessible across all media and platforms (print, digital, video, OTT, mobile, social) bringing more than 100 million consumers a unique mix of breaking entertainment news, exclusive photos, video, unparalleled access to the red carpet, celebrities, and in-depth reporting on the most compelling newsmakers of our time. An essential component of PEOPLE’s editorial vision remains human interest stories, which touch and often mirror the lives of our passionate audience. ComScore ranks the PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Digital Network No. 1 in the entertainment news category. And now, the PeopleTV app offers a free, advertiser-supported OTT streaming video service. PEOPLE is an award-winning 24/7 news organization headquartered in NYC with reporters worldwide.
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