HqO Boston Globe Best Place to Work 2021

The Boston Globe Names HqO a Top Place to Work for 2021

Magazine honors the best employers in Massachusetts

BOSTON – December 2, 2021 – HqO has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 14th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Top Places to Work 2021 issue publishes online at Globe.com/TopPlaces on the night of December 1 and in Globe Magazine on December 5.

Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best — their employees. The survey measures employee opinions about their company’s direction, execution, connection, management, work, pay and benefits, and engagement. The employers are placed into one of four groups: small, with 50 to 99 employees; medium, with 100 to 249 workers; large, with 250 to 999; and largest, with 1,000 or more.

“The employees at HqO are the backbone of our organization and deserve this accolade,” said Chris Bodensieck, Director of Talent Acquisition at HqO. “This award doesn’t belong to one person but goes to the many talented, hard working, and dedicated people across all of our offices — especially those that call Boston home. In a year where we completed a major acquisition and saw our employee headcount double (again!), the future is bright at HqO and we can’t wait to showcase what’s on the horizon in 2022.”

HqO understands that experiences are key to creating a thriving workplace community. The company’s successful workplace culture is backed by this vision through the products it provides for commercial real estate (CRE) property teams and corporate clients. HqO’s Workplace Experience Platform helps drive engagement regardless of the size or diversity of a property. Its robust functionality, combined with deep integrations, consolidates all technology needs into a single user-friendly app for those who run and use the workplace, day in and day out. Additionally, rich data and analytics dashboards help property teams make more informed decisions to keep pace with evolving tenant needs across the globe.

“The workplace is undergoing a once-in-a-lifetime transformation, and the companies that embraced that change, and put their employees’ needs first, really stood out,” said Katie Johnston, the Globe’s Top Places to Work editor.

The rankings in Top Places to Work are based on confidential survey information collected by Energage (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention, from more than 80,000 individuals at 363 Massachusetts organizations. The winners share a few key traits, including offering more flexibility to continue working remotely, tracking progress on efforts to support a diverse workforce, and, above all, remembering to have some fun along the way.

Top Places to Work online extras include sortable rankings and features such as showcasing companies that are going the extra mile to make their workplaces more equitable and to help employees connect with one another, and their communities, during the pandemic. All can be found at Globe.com/TopPlaces. Readers can follow the news on Twitter at #workboston.


About HqO

The world’s leading commercial real estate firms count on HqO to help them deliver a state-of-the-art tenant experience within their properties. Active in over 200 million square feet in 24 countries, HqO is known for its tenant experience platform comprised of an award-winning tenant app, analytics suite, and partner marketplace. Our solutions put experiences and a sense of community directly into the tenants’ hands while helping property owners uncover insights and take intelligent action to differentiate their assets. For more information, visit www.hqo.com, and connect with us on LinkedInTwitter, and Instagram.

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