Frequently Asked Questions
Is My Organization Eligible for Best Workplaces™ lists?
Organizations that have at least 10 full and/or part-time employees in Canada and are Great Place to Work-Certified™ are eligible for Best Workplaces™ lists.
How Can I Apply for Best Workplaces™ lists?
You cannot apply to be on a Best Workplaces™ list. Once you're Certified, you're automatically considered for all relevant Best Workplaces™ lists for 12 months, starting from the date you got Certified.
How Many Best Workplaces™ Lists are there?
We publish multiple Best Workplaces™ lists throughout the year. Our signature Best Workplaces™ in Canada list gets published every April. We also publish Best Workplaces™ lists based on geography, demography and industry.
How are Best Workplaces™ Selected?
Best Workplaces™ are determined from the pool of Certified organizations and the qualifying organizations are those that meet the highest levels of the specific criteria for that specific list.
Is there a Deadline to Apply for Best Workplaces™ lists?
Great Place to Work-Certification is available all year long. Your employees will be surveyed during any 2-week period of your choice. Once you are Certified, you will then be considered for all relevant Best Workplaces™ lists for 12 months.
However, there are deadlines for each of our Best Workplaces™ lists. For us to consider you for a particular list, you must be Certified by the list's deadline mentioned in the list calendar.
Do We Need to Pay Any Additional Fee to Get on a Best Workplaces™ List?
There is no fee to get on any Best Workplace™ list. You only pay for Great Place to Work-Certification™ which makes you eligible for all relevant Best Workplaces™ lists.