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Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices

Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices down arrow

A certification programme that enables organisations to assess and improve the workplace environment

Established more than 25 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1 600 organisations in 119 countries/regions. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over 6 900 000 employees globally. 

 

1991-2004 The journey begins

We began our dedication to the improvement of people practices through the world of publishing. Our series of books focused on outstanding employers, leading managers and companies with strong HR strategies.

The journey begins

2005-2007 Publisher to certifier

During this time frame we introduced our now world-famous Certification Seal as well as the annual certification cycle and our dedicated research methodology.

Publisher to certifier

2008-2012 Time to synchronise

One brand, one methodology, one positioning, one way of working. During this time in our story we saw the unified alignment of the organisation.

Time to synchronise

2013-2016 The global authority

Top Employers goes global. A rapidly expanding time for the organisation with international expansion based on our global methodology.  

The global authority

2017 - present day 1600 and beyond

With 11 offices around the world, we continue to grow on a global scale. Top Employers Institute's new purpose is introduced: accelerating the impact of people strategies to enrich the world of work. 

1600 and beyond

Become a recognised Top Employer

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