How it works overview

Certification Process

The Top Employers certification is only awarded to organisations that achieve the highest standards of excellence in employee conditions. The first step in the certification process is a company’s participation in the HR Best Practices Survey: a comprehensive analysis of the Human Resources environment. 

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Upon certification

Once certified as a Top Employer, qualifying organisations can profile their exclusive status for one year. This enhances their employer brand and announces to existing employees, potential employees and other stakeholders that the organisation is excelling at providing an enriching experience for its employees and, in doing so, is part of an elite group of international businesses.

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Our partners

Throughout the entire certification process, from the initial HR Best Practices Survey to celebrating and publicising certification, the Top Employers Institute collaborates with many national and international partners. These include HR Experts, universities and media partners.

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