King Lands a Spot on Newsweek’s Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplaces and Named One of Sunday Times Best Places to Work in the UK
- King placed among Newsweek’s 100 Global Companies Recognized for Employee Sentiment and Satisfaction
The mobile game developer, behind the world-famous
Candy Crushfranchise, also secures place on The Sunday Times list of Best Places to Work in the UK
The 2023 Global Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® from Newsweek is the newest list in the Most Loved Workplace® collaboration with the Best Practice Institute (BPI), a leadership development and benchmark research company. The award summarizes that “King challenges itself to dream bigger in a seriously playful way.”
Newsweek further credited King’s respectful management team that prioritizes taking care of staff, a high-energy, high-growth workplace and the opportunity employees have to be around amazing, like-minded individuals.
The Newsweek results were determined after surveying more than 2 million employees from businesses with workforces varying in size from 30 to more than 10,000. The list recognizes companies that put respect, caring, and appreciation for their employees at the center of their business model and, in doing so, have earned the loyalty and respect of the people who work for them.
King was also listed as one of the best places to work in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work. This nationwide workplace survey, powered by WorkL, honours and celebrates
Tjodolf Sommestad, President of King, said: “At King we continually strive to create a caring and inclusive Kingdom where everyone can show up as their authentic selves. To see this acknowledged and rewarded by Newsweek and the Sunday Times is exciting, and I’m proud of the culture we continue to cultivate. King is an exceptional place to work, and this is thanks to all our Kingsters who come together around our core purpose, making the world playful.”
With a mission of Making the World Playful, King is a leading interactive entertainment company and the creator of the world-famous
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Further information on Newsweek award
To identify the top 100 companies for the Newsweek ranking, companies were evaluated and scored as follows: 35 percent of the initial score was based on responses to BPI's proprietary Love of Workplace survey. Another 25 percent was derived from analysis of external public ratings from sites such as Comparably, Careerbliss, Glassdoor, Indeed and Google. The final 40 percent came from direct interviews with and written responses from company officials. Newsweek then conducted additional research into every company on the list, as well as the top runners-up, to determine the final list of 100 companies and their rankings.
Newsweek is the modern global digital news organization built around the iconic, over 85-year-old
Best Practice Institute is an award-winning leadership and organization development center, benchmark research company, think tank, and solutions provider. BPI is the certifying body for Most Loved Workplace® and conducted the original research to create the model and criteria for becoming a Most Loved Workplace®. BPI’s research proves that Most Loved Workplaces® produce 3-4 times better customer service, employee performance, and retention than companies not loved by their employees.
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