Five companies in Greece are among this year's list of the 100 "Best Workplaces in Europe", which is drafted annually by the 'Great Place to Work'® Institute, it was announced on Thursday evening. The five awarded companies in Greece are Amgen Pharmaceuticals, 3M, Tasty Foods, Accenture and Medtronic.
The awards were presented during an official ceremony in Paris on Thursday night, ahead of Friday's international conference themed "Future Workplaces".

The 'top 100' list includes 25 multinational companies, 25 large enterprises (more than 500 employees) and 50 small and medium-size companies (50-500 employees).

This year's Best Workplaces survey was conducted among 1,380 companies throughout Europe for evaluation of the working environment.
With the participation of 1.5 million working people in Europe, the survey is the largest of its kind regarding the work environment.

Despite the global economic crisis and its repercussions on the job market, the companies designated as Best Workplaces are increasing their personnel and, in the last 12 months, have opened up new job positions and hired 14,000 employees.