Newark, N.J., April 5, 2022 – Panasonic Corporation of North America today announced it has received a Great Place to Work® Certification for 2022, recognizing the company's culture and employee workplace experience. The recognition marks the first time Panasonic has achieved this certification, with 76% of employees surveyed saying it's a great place to work– opposed to 57% at the average U.S. company.
Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.
"Panasonic Corporation of North America is proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work and be recognized for fostering a culture that embraces diversity, collaboration and agility, and builds on our founding principles," said Megan Myungwon Lee, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Corporation of North America. "As a purpose-driven company, we are committed to the well-being of people and the progress and development of society. Investing in people, supporting entrepreneurial innovation and empowering employees to work together to build a more sustainable future will help us move the world forward."
Panasonic employees surveyed by Great Place to Work said they feel welcome in the workplace (86 percent), supported with flexible work arrangements (88 percent) and empowered by management to take on responsibility (83 percent). Employees also demonstrated pride in their workplace, with 83 percent surveyed saying they're proud to tell others where they work.
A flexible approach to work and a holistic well-being approach has been central to the ways Panasonic has supported employees through changes and challenges brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Company offers a dynamic Total Rewards program that provides employees with alternatives and opportunities for whatever life may bring, including flexible work arrangements, parental care time, paid volunteer time-off, access to telehealth and teletherapy, and 24/7 live support to help navigate emotional, professional, or even financial challenges.
"Great Place to Work Certification™ isn't something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience," said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. "It's the only official recognition determined by employees' real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Panasonic is one of the best companies to work for in the country."
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About Great Place to Work Certification™
Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive "employer-of-choice" recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.
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