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Winners: best large workplaces in Ireland 2018

The 33 winners in the large category for companies


1. Abbvie
AbbVie is a global healthcare organisation, delivering innovative pharmaceutical, nutritional, diagnostic, and medical products around the world. Innovation is the cornerstone of AbbVie’s business. The company’s culture is built around making a positive impact on its patients’ lives. This starts from “AbbVie Vitality”, the company’s approach to employee health and well-being, and is focused on encouraging behaviours that lead to healthy and engaged employees.

2. Workday
Workday combines finance and HR in one seamless system for better business performance with a strong emphasis on people. It has developed a high-trust culture where it supports all employees to be at their best in work. With that in mind, Workday hires based on cultural fit and does so through a combination of building relationships, peer involvement and data-driven recruitment.

3. Salesforce
Salesforce is one of the global leaders in customer relationship management, empowering companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. It has developed a strong culture which is underpinned by its company values – these values and their importance are reinforced through its people practices and activities across the business.

4. Version 1
Version 1 is one of the fastest growing IT services companies in western Europe with the goal of delivering a world-class customer experience. Version 1 created an innovative “Build your Career” series to showcase the various career paths available in the company. A number of employees were recorded discussing their own career journey and these recordings were used to create an awareness of career options for employees. 

5. Bristol-Myers Squib
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharma company firmly focused on its mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines. The importance of including employees’ family and friends is evident throughout its culture. In particular, the inclusion of family within its employee medical scheme and the running of fun days for family and friends helps foster a strong sense of pride and care within the organisation.

6. Morgan McKinley
7. Core
8. Guidewire Software Inc
9. Kuehne + Nagel
10. McAfee
11. Britvic Ireland
12. HubSpot
13. Regeneron
14. Cpl Resources plc
15. ODEON Cinemas
16. CarTrawler
17. Electric Ireland
18. Goodbody
19. Dell EMC
20. Indeed
21. DHL Express
22. Laya Healthcare
23. Aura Holohan Group
24. LotusWorks
25. Harvey Norman
26. SQS
27. Tesco Ireland Ltd
28. Woodie’s
29. Zenith Technologies
30. The Doyle Collection
31. Lagan Products
32. MSD Carlow
33. Sodexo