Buy and sell site named Norway's best employer

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Buy and sell site named Norway's best employer's administrative director Christian Printzell Halvorsen accepts the award from Jannik Krohn Falck (Photo: Eva Rose)

For the second year running, Norwegian employees have named buy and sell website the best large company in the country to work for.


One of the biggest websites in the country, topped the employee satisfaction list for companies with 250 or more employees.

Microsoft, the Reitan group and Accenture also scored high approval ratings in a survey of 40,000 employees in 149 workplace conducted by the firm Great Place to Work.

“There is little doubt that Norwegian managers are trying to understand the connection between the work environment and the bottom line.

“No one puts considerable resources into creating a good working environment just to be nice,” said Jannik Krohn Falck, managing director of Great Place to Work Norway, in a statement.

The results are based on the responses given by employees to 58 questions about issues including trust, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie in the workplace.

Winners 2012

Large companies (250+ employees) 

  2. Microsoft
  3. Reitangruppen
  4. Accenture
  5. Berg-Hansen travel agency
  6. Steria
  7. Flytoget
  8. Bouvet
  9. Cisco
  10. Statnett

Medium-sized companies  (20-250 employees)

  1. Miles
  2. Webstep
  3. Kantega
  4. Skagen Fondene
  5. Meltwater Group
  6. Affecto
  7. Abbott
  8. Umoe Consulting
  9. Eiendomsmegler 1 Midt-Norge
  10. Columbus

Small companies (20-50 employees)

  1. Iterate
  2. Compendia
  3. Conceptos Consulting
  4. Eiendomsmegler 1 Ringerike Hadeland
  5. Increo


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