Great Place to Work Institute released its 15th annual list of the best places to work in Europe. More then 2,300 organizations participated this year.
French consulting firm Davidson ranked first for the fourth time in a row. Founded in 2005, the company provides consulting services to telecommunications, media, and transport sectors.
With a rich network of entities spread over the French territory, Paris-based Davidson is also expanding abroad in Switzerland, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, Spain and Germany. As of today, the company counts more than 1,800 employees and reaches more than 165 million euros in turnover, thanks to more than 300 clients who trust her.
Edouard Mandelkern, graduate of ESSEC Business School, founder and CEO at Davidson credits the company’s success to its flat organization, focus on local management, and refusal to have a human resources director (HRD).
Torfs, the Belgian shoe-store chain, with headquarters in Sint-Niklaas and more than 70 outlets across Belgium ranked second.
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, ranked third. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.
The Danish accounting firm Beierholm ranked fourth. With 24 offices and 977 employees, Beierholm is among the largest accounting firms in Denmark. Beierholm is a member of RSM International - a world-wide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers.
Netlight, a Swedish consulting firm in management and IT ranked fifth. Netlight operates throughout Europe with offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg and Zurich. Netlight has been a reliable supplier of qualified consulting services since 1999 and employs more than 800 consultants today.
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