Over the past two decades, startups and innovative entrepreneurs have reimagined what a thriving workplace should look and feel like. Then along came the pandemic and chucked that model right out the window of our empty offices. Employees are tiptoeing back in, but there's no returning to the way things were before. Something has shifted. Those adept at reshaping their culture to take care of their talent--physically and psychologically--have found new paths to growth, and you can learn a lot from them.
Just take a look at our Best Workplaces list of 2022. The 475 companies of places employees love have learned how to thrive while accommodating remote work, office work, hybrid work, multiple time zones, multiple meeting apps, and multiple vaccinations with little fuss or friction--all despite polarizing politics, supply chain breakdowns, and high inflation.
Read on for our stories about the fascinating ways these companies keep employees around while the world was encouraging them to leave: