NetApp Ranked #2 “Best Place to Work” in Canada for 2011
SUNNYVALE, Calif.-April 13,
2011- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was
ranked #2 on the "100 Best Workplaces in Canada 2011" list, earning
special recognition in the area of "camaraderie." This is the
second consecutive year that NetApp Canada has ranked in the top 2,
earning the #2 spot in 2010. NetApp is committed to building a
model company with a culture that values creativity, teamwork,
productivity, leadership, and innovation.
- NetApp's strong corporate culture, open communication,
competitive salaries, unique benefits, and down-to-earth management
style are valued by its employees and have led to the company's
consistently high ranking on "Best Workplace" lists in all
- This ranking in Canada follows NetApp's #5 ranking in the
United States on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to
Work For" list for 2011.
- With NetApp Canada's #2 ranking, NetApp now ranks among the top
10 best places to work in 13 different regions around the globe,
- Australia: #1
- Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: #1
- New York City: #2
- Switzerland: #2?
- Washington, D.C.: #3
- France: #4
- India: #5, #3 in IT
- Netherlands: #5
- United States: #5
- United Kingdom: #6
- Germany: #8
- Japan: #8
- NetApp Canada earned special recognition in the area of
"camaraderie," evidenced by the level of connectedness employees
experience in the workplace and the extent to which they describe a
team feeling and say that the atmosphere is fun and welcoming.
- This list of "Best Workplaces in Canada" is compiled by the
Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The competition process
is based on two criteria: Two-thirds of the total score comes from
a 58-statement survey completed by a majority of the employee
population, along with their open-ended comments about their
organization; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an
in-depth review of the organization's culture, including an
evaluation of HR policies and procedures. The two offer a rigorous
representation of the organization from an employee perspective and
an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they
provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions
of a "Great Place to Work®": credibility, respect, fairness,
pride, and camaraderie.
- The full list of top places to work in Canada was published
April 12 in The Globe and Mail.
- Jeff Goldstein, vice president and general manager,
"Being recognized as the #2 best place to work in Canada for a
second consecutive year is a tremendous honor and is a true
reflection of NetApp's unique culture and talented employees. It's
our employees' commitment and passion that allow us to work with
our customers to help them achieve the business efficiency and
flexibility that they require for success."
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions
that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost
efficiency. Discover NetApp's passion for helping companies around
the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.
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