Helsinki, February 17th 2012 – Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading Software as a Service (SaaS) companies, has been awarded the “Great Place to Work” award in Finland 2012. Meltwater Group was ranked number 8, out of the 30 companies in the 15-49 employees category.
“The companies awarded Finland’s “Great Place to Work” resolutely focus on building trust-based company culture. The employees have a sense of purpose in their work, which inspires them to give their best towards the common goal. It is this commitment that forms a distinct business advantage for these companies,” states Panu Luukka, CEO, Great Place to Work® Institute Finland. The award is based on Great Place to Work´s Trust Index© employee survey
The 50 organizations on Finland’s “Great Place to Work” 2012 list created close to 1,000 new jobs in Finland in 2011, and employ in total about 11,000 people. These organizations are also the most desired companies to work for, and the companies on the list received in total over 35 000 job applications during 2011.
About Great Place to Work®:
Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. They serve businesses, non-profits and government agencies in 45 countries on all six continents.
About The Meltwater Group:
The Meltwater Group is a privately held software company founded in Norway in 2001, serving more than 20,000 clients through 57 offices located across North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. Meltwater is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing.