Category Archives: Rankings

World Happiness Report 2019

As in 2018, Finland again takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world according to three years of surveys taken by Gallup from 2016-2018. Rounding out the rest of the top ten are countries that have consistently ranked among the happiest. They are in order: Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, New …
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The Best Places to Work in Spain 2019

Great Place to Work®, a global benchmark in Human Resources research and management, this month presented awards to the 50 companies featured in the Best Workplaces Spain 2019. The original list of candidates included more than 328 companies of wildly varying sizes and sectors. For the “>5,000 employees” category, Mapfre is the best place to work. IKEA and Atento …
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The Best Countries for Women 2019

Sweden was ranked the best place in the world for women in The US News & World Reports’ Best Countries survey, based on 9,000 respondents’ opinions and ranked among 85 countries. Denmark and Canada follow up in second and third place, respectively. Spain ranks 19th. The ranking is derived from a compilation of five equally …
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Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for 2019

This year’s annual list of best companies to work for features Hilton in the top spot. Salesforce, Wegmans Food Markets, Workday and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants round out the top five. But the companies on this list belong to a variety of industries, from grocery chains to tech organizations. Fortune research partner Great Place to Work evaluated everything from company …
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World’s Most Admired Companies 2019

Apple has been awarded the top spot on Fortune‘s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” marking the 12th consecutive win for the Cupertino-based company on the list. After Apple, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, Walt Disney and Starbucks round out the top five spots. Each year, Fortune magazine partners with the Hay Group to survey financial analysts as well …
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Glassdoor’s Top 100 World Best Places to Work 2019

Bain & Company is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 100 best places to work. Zoom Video Communications and In-N-Out Burger follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2019 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review …
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The Democracy Index 2018

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Democracy Index reveals that despite a growing disillusionment with formal political institutions, political participation is on the rise in almost every region around the world, with the population being spurred into political action. The Index – which assesses the global state of democracy in 2018 – …
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The UN E-Government Survey report 2018

Countries in all regions of the world are continuing to make strides in their efforts to improve e-­government and to provide public services online according to the report launched by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In a 2018 ranking of countries on e-­government development, Denmark, Australia, and Republic of Korea came …
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World’s Most Attractive Employers 2018

Universum have announced their 10th annual World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE) results. More than 225,000 engineering/IT and business students from the world’s 12 largest economies, including China, Japan, South Korea, the UK, and US were asked to rank the companies they find the most desirable for employment. Google once again maintains its first place position in both …
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Doing Business 2019

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform”. “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform” is the 16th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can …
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