Know the best places to work in Latin America

Great Place to Work published a list of the 100 best workplaces in Latin America, after a thorough review of 1,400 companies.

Great Place to Work, a consultant to advise companies to create pleasant workplaces, recently published a list of the 100 best places to work in Latin America.

“This year, we took an in-depth look at over 1,400 companies in the Latin American region, representing over 2.2 million employees,” wrote Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

94% of the employees of the companies ranked in the top 100 rated their organization as a great place to work.

Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work

At the top of this list is the DHL shipping company, the online retailer Mercado Libre and the technology giant Cisco.

The CEO of DHL Express in Central and South America, Joakim Thrane, said that “Having motivated people is our #1 pillar. We make sure we deliver on our commitment to our employees to have the best day, every day.”

The selected companies represent 20 different countries in Latin America and 14 various industries. 50% comes from the financial and manufacturing sectors.

Many of the companies in the highest positions are large multinationals, but there are small companies represented, such as INDEMUN of Mexico, which only has 31 employees. “demonstrating that creating a world-class workplace is possible for companies of any size.”

Among the common characteristics of these workplaces are:

  • 97% of employees say they are treated equally regardless of their race, gender, or sexual orientation.
  • 95% of people are treated in the same way irrespective of their age.
  • 93% say they are treated as a member of the team, despite their position in the company.

“These results are remarkable. Together, they paint a picture of one hundred highly inclusive companies across Latin America, where all employees are invited to bring their best to work each day.”

You can find the complete list of companies here.