SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 16, 2014 — Autodesk has been named one of the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®. The Best Companies to Work For list recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures and this year, the software company is making its sixth showing on the United States list.
Employees at Autodesk's San Francisco office. Autodesk was named to FORTUNE's 2014 list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" (Photo: Business Wire)
“Our people are why this company is a great place to work,” said Jan Becker, Autodesk senior vice president of human resources and real estate. “You’ll find our culture is passionate and respectful – that’s why employees all over the world take pride in making software that helps users design and create a better world.“
This honor is thanks to Autodesk’s work-life balance and paid sabbaticals after four years of employment. The company has been recognized as a “Best Company Work For” in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, China, Switzerland and Germany.
Creators of the list, Great Place to Work® has found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people they work with. Applicant companies opt to participate in the selection process, which includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices. To see the complete 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.
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