We are excited to announce that Great Place to Work® has just ranked HubSpot #6 on the 2020 Best Workplaces™ in Asia list, in the small-to-medium company category. This recognition is a strong testament to our JAPAC team and the impact they have on helping customers, and HubSpot, grow better. So thank you, first and foremost, to our employees in Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, and remotely for your commitment to HubSpot’s mission and culture.
More than 2.2 million employees across hundreds of organizations participated in the Great Place to Work® survey studies in eight Asia-region countries. The research shows everyone wants a high-trust culture, but the way forward for organizations has regional variations. In Asia, the Best Workplaces™ stand out by creating sustainability when it comes to work and life. For this region, the survey statement that most strongly predicted a Best Workplace™ experience overall was “People are encouraged to balance their work life and their personal life.”
Work-Life Sustainability at HubSpot
At HubSpot, we want to empower employees to build work around their lives, and not the other way around. That’s why our values of flexibility and belonging are embedded into our company culture. (To learn more about HubSpot’s values, visit our Culture Code which has over 5M views today.) From a benefits perspective, HubSpot offers unlimited vacation, flexible work-from-home policies, generous parental leave, and remote work. Today, over 300+ employees work remotely full-time around the world and we are expanding this community rapidly. In terms of culture programming, HubSpot has an active Healthy@HubSpot resource group which offers meditation programs, fitness classes, nutrition workshops, and more. For families, our global ParentSpot employee resource group organizes events like Bring Your Kids to Work Day, resources and community discussion for parents, and virtual activities for children while parents are working-from-home.
While benefits and programming have a big impact on work-life sustainability, it’s critical that employees feel empowered to take advantage of those opportunities. That’s why HubSpot’s leadership team is invested in promoting balance and setting the tone that it’s possible. Leaders in JAPAC embrace “leaving loudly” and normalizing flexible working. For example, HubSpot’s Managing Director of JAPAC, Shahid Nizami, recently shared why flexibility is important to him as a parent, and our Director of JAPAC Customer Success shared how he’s supporting parental leave on his team.
Additionally, we believe that being able to do your best work requires a sense of belonging. That’s why Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging is a company-wide, and executive-level, priority at HubSpot. In addition to publishing our Diversity Report annually, we have a team dedicated to global diversity programming including employee resource groups like Women@HubSpot and the LGBTQ+ Alliance (which is now active in our Singapore office). These efforts, as well as psychological safety workshops and trainings for managers, help us build a company where everyone feels they belong.
Thank you again to Great Place to Work® for this exciting recognition, and to our employees in JAPAC for making it possible!
Great Place to Work®, headquartered in Oakland, California, is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on the work experience for every employee—our research shows there’s a clear and direct relationship between employee engagement and financial performance. Over the past 25 years, we have captured the views of more than 100 million employees globally, helping organizations around the world identify and build high-trust, high-performance cultures. Through our certification programs, we recognize outstanding workplaces and produce Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as a variety of other Best Workplace™ rankings in the United States and in more than 60 other countries. Everything we do is driven by our mission: to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All by the year 2030. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.
About the Best Workplaces™ in Asia List:
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asia and Middle East regions through publishing the annual Best Workplaces™ in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories: Small & Medium (20 - 499); Large (500+); and Multinational. To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements: 1) Have at least 1,000 employees worldwide, with at least 40% (or 5,000) of those employees based outside the headquarters country and 2) Appear on at least two national lists. Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.
Originally published Apr 7, 2020 1:25:21 PM, updated April 07 2020