The Best Companies to Work For

FedEx Express is first, Kimberly Clark second, followed by Oracle Caribbean, SC Johnson, Diageo, McDonalds and Agrisal Group.

Friday, May 15, 2009

In the rankings elaborated by the Great Place to Work Institute of Central America and the Caribbean, FedEx repeated as the best company to work for within Central America and the Caribbean.

In an article in Elperiodico.com.gt, Jorge Ferrari, president of Great Place to Work Institute of Central America and the Caribbean, stated that "it is no coincidence that these companies provide excellent operating results. Their human resource development has become their secret weapon for competing in the markets."

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Measuring the Working Environment is Essential

June 2011

The problem is how to make the measurements objective and how to measure without succumbing to the pressure generated by the expectation of inclusion in the rankings of companies with the best working environments.

The Great Place to Work Institute has managed to convince companies that a good working environment is beneficial and brings good results and because of this many are working seriously to improve theirs.

Who is responsible for the Organizational Climate?

June 2010

The organizational climate, a responsibility of the maximum chief of a company, is made of communication, fairness, teamwork and training.

A good working atmosphere is usually considered a responsibility of the HR manager, but the factors that ultimately determine it are controlled by the CEO.

Job Satisfaction in Times of Crisis

May 2009

Will the “satisfaction equation” or the desire for development and ambition during good times change to a greater appreciation of stability and relationships in the long term?

Paula T. Leñero, Human Capital Manager at Deloitte Costa Rica, analyzed the possible changes in the definition of job satisfaction in times of crisis.

The best companies to work for in Central America and the Caribbean

July 2008

The Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW) has cited 22 firms from Central America and the Caribbean as being the best places to be employed.

"We are dedicated to making a better society, helping companies transform themselves into excellent work places," says Institute official José Tolovi.

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