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SAP has received many awards for being an awesome place to work. Our secret? A culture that lets our employees shine.   

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Want to work remotely? Learn new skills? Pump iron on your lunch break? Enjoy a healthy work / life balance and be part of a diverse workplace culture? Whatever your goals, we want to make sure you reach them.

That’s probably why SAP has been recognized for a huge number of employee awards in countries and regions all around the world. Check them out and you’ll see why SAP is such a great place to work – whether you’re just entering the workforce or have been around the block a hundred times.

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Recent employer awards highlights

2018 Global Top Employer

SAP is recognized as a “2018 Global Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee working conditions in 22 countries, 4 regions, and Global Headquarters.  

2017 World’s Best Workplaces

Our company qualified as a result of its success in appearing in Great Place to Work Best Workplaces Lists in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Greater China, India, Ireland, Korea, Peru, Singapore, Switzerland and United States.

25 Best Tech and Engineering Internships

Vault, the trusted source for professionals and students pursuing and managing high-potential careers, has rated of SAP’s internship program iXp #8 in the top 25 Best Tech and Engineering Internships.

Innovation in Execution of Education Services

SAP is the winner of the 2017 TSIA STAR Award for Innovation in Execution of Education Services with its portfolio of transformational Digital Learning Solutions including openSAP, SAP Learning Hub, SAP Live Access and Certification in the Cloud.

Best Large Companies to Work For

Comparably ranked SAP #38 among the 50 best large companies to work for in 2017.  Comparably analyzed over 3 million employee ratings on 30,000 US companies to come up with an overall satisfaction rank.  

Best Companies for Compensation

Comparably looked for the highest salaries that employees self-reported and also factored in the sentiment of how employees feel about their compensation. SAP ranked 46th in the 2017 study.

Best International Share Plan

With Own SAP won the award for Best International Plan at the ProShare Annual Awards in London! In addition we had been commended on our most effective use of technology.

Best place to work for LGBT equality

For the fourth year in a row, SAP earned a perfect score for its support of LGBT employees. The award comes from the Human Rights Campaign – the largest organization dedicated to LGBT equality in the United States.  

1st EDGE-certified tech company

SAP is the first multinational tech company to receive Global Gender Equality Certification, recognizing our global commitments and actions in achieving and sustaining gender diversity and equality in the workplace.

Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs

Each year FlexJobs finds the 100 companies that posted the most remote-friendly job openings throughout the last year. “Remote-friendly” means the openings must offer some level of telecommuting. SAP has made the list for the 5th year in a row.

Glassdoor: “Best Places to Work For”

Glassdoor names SAP #1 "2017 Best Places to Work" for in Germany and one of top 2017 Best Places to Work in US, Canada, UK. Accolade comes on top of Bill McDermott’s Glassdoor nomination as one of the highest rated CEOs of 2017. 

Recruiter Awards

SAP won 2 awards (Best Candidate Experience, Best In-House Innovation) and 3 accolades (Best In-House Recruitment Team, Best Leadership, Best Recruitment Technology) at the prestigious Recruiter Awards.

Most valuable global brand

SAP was announced as the 21st most valuable brand in the 2017 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most  Valuable Global Brands ranking!  SAP’s brand ranking increased one spot from last year, and our brand value was estimated at $45,194 million, an increase of 16% vs. 2016.   

Employment Brand Management Awards

SAP won 7 awards at the Employment Brand Management Awards. We were especially recognized for our Best Localization of Employer Brand Management Program and the Best Employer Brand Management Innovation.  

The FIRM Awards

SAP was recognized for having the "Best Leadership" by the internationally competitive FIRM Awards and highly recommended for the "Best Social Recruitment Strategy".  

GEO Award for Own SAP

SAP has been awarded the prestigious GEO award for “Best Plan Effectiveness” to recognize SAP’s employee share purchase plan Own SAP. Own SAP enables employees to purchase company stock with a generous company benefit and low investment risk.  

People Matters League Award

SAP won the Best in Employer Branding Award at the People Matters League Awards.

Excellence Award for Employee Benefit Initiatives

SAP was awarded the following titles in the 2017 Business Excellence Awards: Best Enterprise Application Software Provider 2017 & AI Excellence Award for Employee Benefit Initiatives.

Excellence in HR through Technology

SAP's global Employer Brand team received 4 awards at the prestigious Employer Branding Awards ceremony for their excellence in HR through technology and strategy, and recruiting innovation.

Top Companies for Women Technologists

The Anita Borg Institute’s Top Companies for Women Technologists is a national program that recognizes companies committed to building workplaces where women in technology roles can thrive.  

Forbes World's Most Reputable Companies

The ranking, which highlights the top 100 most reputable companies based on feedback collected from some 170,000 respondents familiar with them, is compiled annually by The Reputation Institute (RI).

Telly Awards

At the 38th annual Telly Awards SAP won 2 silver awards for our "Career Quest" video and the video "The Power to Be Yourself" in the category Branded Content and Entertainment in Craft-Use of Animation and we received another 10 bronze awards in the category Videos/Shows/Segments in Craft-Use of Animation.   

Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

 
The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is the most prestigious awards program in the industry. Often times called the “Academy Awards” by Learning, Talent and Business Executives, the program was one of the first of its kind in the learning industry, which was pioneered in 1994.
 
Here a few examples:
  • Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Process
  • Best Advance in Interviewing Strategy
  • Best Candidate Experience (Brand Insights Book)
  • Best Unique or Innovative Talent Aquisition Program (iXp)
  • Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy
  • Best Sales Onboarding
  • Best Unique or Innovative Sales Training Program
  • Best Advance in Leadership Development
  • Best Unique or Innovative Learning Development Program
  • Best Sales Leadership Development Program
  • HCM Citizenship (Social Sabbatical)
  • Best Advance in Leadership Development (Talent Rotation Program)
  • Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development
  • Best Advance in High Potential Development

Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

For the second year, SAP America was named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2018! At SAP, employees truly have the power, opportunity, and resources to bring new ideas to life.

2018 Global Top Employer

SAP is recognized as a “2018 Global Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee working conditions in 22 countries, 4 regions, and Global Headquarters.

SAP a Great Place to Work

In collaboration with Great Place to Work, SAP America was named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2017! At SAP, employees truly have the power, opportunity, and resources to bring new ideas to life.

Corporate Equality Index for LGBT employees

SAP for the fifth year in a row earned a perfect score of 100 percent for its support for LGBT employees from the Human Rights Campaign, the United States’ largest organization dedicated to LGBT equality. SAP also earned a perfect score of 100 percent for its support for LGBT employees from the Human Rights Campaign in Mexico.

Best Company to Work For

SAP is pleased to announce we are among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Best Places to Work in 2017 in the U.S., Canada, and U.K., as well as receiving a first-place win in Germany! The Best Places to Work Awards rely solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs and work environments – such as company culture, compensation & benefits, senior management, and work-life balance.

Best Employers in Canada

SAP Canada was recognized as a platinum level best employer in 2017 by Aon Hewitt.  

Top talent interaction across all channels: #2

The Potentialpark OTaC Overall Ranking has recognized SAP for having the second best  employers’ performance across four major channels: Career Website, Online Application, Social and Professional Networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Xing and Viadeo, Blogs), and Mobile Career Communication (Websites and Apps).

50 Best Companies to Work For in Chicago

Fortune and Great Place to Work have published a list of top places to work in the Chicago area. We are delighted to share that SAP has been included!  

PEOPLE Companies That Care

On March 31, SAP America was named one of 50 People Companies That Care!  

Cooperative Education Award

SAP was selected as a top employer for the Drexel Co-op Program.

Top 100 Companies for Millennial Women

Based upon two years of HR interviews, employee surveys, and research conducted from 2016 to 2017, Mogul set out to identify the companies worldwide leading the change and paving the way forward for the future of the workplace.

Canada's Top 100 Employers

Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.

Top Workplace in Philly

SAP has been named a 2017 Top Workplace in Philadelphia by Philly.com based on results of an employee feedback survey!   

30 Best Workplaces in Technology

Fortune partner Great Place to Work to surveyed more than 42,000 employees of U.S. technology companies and awarded SAP America 6th place.

Best Workplaces for Giving Back

SAP America was named one of 2017’s Best Workplaces for Giving Back by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine.

Most Community-Minded Companies

Thanks to its support for employee volunteerism and STEM Education, SAP America has been recognized as one of the most community-minded companies by The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light that sets the standard for corporate civic engagement and creates a road map for companies seeking to best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities in which they do business.

Stevie Awards: Sales Training & Coaching Program of the Year

The award is a tremendous achievement given that Stevie received over 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, and that the submission was SAP Sales Learning’s first attempt at gaining recognition for the breadth of its offerings.

Awarded by the Association For Talent Development

 7 SAP Sales Learning programs had been recognized for "Excellence in Practice" by the by the Association for Talent Development (ATD)—the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. Winners were selected from over 220 entries—submitted by organizations around the world.  

Best Company to Work For

SAP Labs Latin America was awarded the #1 best company to work for in Brazil in the mid-sized multinational companies category. Businesses from the entire country participated in the survey in 2017 and we jumped from the 5th place to the top spot.

Greater Toronto's Top Employer

In setting the bar high for workplace standards, GTA's Top Employers have demonstrated leading-edge initiatives to engage their employees and inspire people to be their best at work. Key is a variety of ongoing support for employee education and skills development to help individuals reach their full potential, whether through subsidies for tuition or professional accreditation, in-house training or mentoring programs.

Top Employer for Young People

This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation's best workplaces and programs for young people just starting their careers. The employers on this list are Canada's leaders in attracting and retaining younger employees to their organizations.

Best Company Regarding Gender Intelligence

We are thrilled to annoucned that we have received 8th place in the top 10 best companies regarding Gender Intelligence in Colombia!

Top Workplace in Pittsburgh

SAP has been named a 2017 Top Workplace ~ Pittsburgh!  A formal and public announcement was published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on August 20th.

Top Company for Working Parents

Working parents are often juggling a lot, including their own careers. And the best companies for working parents are typically those that offer flexible work options to help parents with the constant juggle they’re performing.

Top 25 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads in 2017

SAP is officially named One of the Best Places to Work for Recent Grads! The top 25 employers were chosen as winners based upon company culture, professional development, pay, benefits, work-life balance, and Glassdoor ratings.

Best Workplace for Women

We offer a supportive and equitable place to build a career, and we’re proud to announce that Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named SAP one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Women.    

25 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area

Great Place to Work, partnering with Fortune, has crunched the numbers on thousands of employee surveys to create a new ranking of the best companies to work for in the Bay Area.  

Great Place to Work in Argentina

SAP in Argentina is the 5th best place to work according to the 2017 Best Places to Work for large enterprises by Great Place to Work.  

Best Places to Work in Brazil

SAP in Brazil is regularly making awards lists and it's no surprised it received another Best Places to Work award this year.  

Most Desired Companies to Work For by IT Students

An improvement among IT students to 18th place, raising us 2 points from last year at the Univerum 2017 ranking.

Best IT Company to Work For in Brazil

SAP in Brazil received another Great Places to Work award this year as one of the best IT companies to work for in Brazil.

Forbes: Most Innovative Companies

SAP Labs Latin America was mentioned because of the development of products and solutions that made big impact and drew attention from the entire world.  

Você S/A Magazine: Best Tech Company to Work For

For the fourth consecutive year, SAP Labs Latin America was awarded the best tech company to work for in Brazil by Você S/A magazine.

Great Place to Work in Chile

SAP in Chile is the 21st best place to work according to the 2017 Best Places to Work for large enterprises by Great Place to Work.  

Best Places to Work in Peru

SAP in Peru is the 3rd best place to work according to the 2017 Best Places to Work for large enterprises by Great Place to Work.  

Best Workplaces for Diversity

SAP America ranked #16 on GPTW and Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity in 2017.

Best Workplaces for Parents

SAP ranked #8 at the Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work. To determine the list, Great Place to Work took into account organizations' success in overcoming these differences in experience to create a great place to work for all employees, regardless of parenting status. SAP scored particularly high among all companies surveyed.

2018 Global Top Employer

SAP is recognized as a “2018 Global Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee working conditions in 22 countries, 4 regions, and Global Headquarters.

Best employer in Germany

Glassdoor's annual Employees' Choice Awards honor the Best Places to Work across North America and parts of Europe. Winners are determined by the people who know these companies best—their employees.

Belgium: Great Place to Work

Congratulations once again to SAP Belgium for a certificate regarding Great Place to Work 2017.

Special APLAUS Award 2017

SAP is committed worldwide to employ 1% of their employee population with autism by 2020. SAP Services in the Czech Republic was able to achieve this milestone three years early. Of the approximately 1,100 employees of SAP Services currently employs, 11 positions are filled by people on the autism spectrum.

Glassdoor: 2017 Employee’s Choice Awards

In 2017, our CEO Bill McDermott earned a whopping approval rating on Glassdoor, and is one of the site’s highest rated CEOs in the U.S., Canada, France and Germany. Bill ranked #2 out of 10 in France with a 99% approval rating from employees and he ranked #7 out of 10 in Germany with a 98% approval rating.  

PROUT Employer

The aim of the Foundation is to work to ensure that all work environments are open to all people, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sexual characteristics.

Best IT Companies for Graduates

SAP has moved up to 4th place for best IT companies for recent graduates in Germany.

LinkedIn: Top Companies Germany

SAP is ranked #9 in the category of Top Companies Germany by LinkedIn.

Best Practice for Healthy Workplaces

Helping our people thrive and run their health! SAP Netherlands was awarded EU Best Practice for healthy workplaces.

Universum: Most Attractive Employers for IT Students

After a survey of IT students, SAP was ranked as one of the top employers to work for in the Nordic Region and Switzerland.

Best Large Workplace

SAP Switzerland has been awarded with #4 by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of Switzerland´s Best Workplaces in the category Large Companies (250+ employees).

Best Employers in Austria

SAP Austria ranked 35 out of 1000 employers across Austria and ranked 4th  out of 1000 employers across Austria in the field of IT/Telecom by Trend Magazine.

Top Talent Interaction across all channels: #4

The Potentialpark OTaC Overall Ranking has recognized SAP for having the
4th best  employers’ performance across four major channels in Europe: Career
Website, Online Application, Social Media and Professional Networks and
Mobile Career Communication (Websites and Apps).

Best High Tech Companies to Work For

The Capital magazine has released his annual survey of 500 best company to work for in France. SAP is still ranked in the 7th place in the High Tech company raking!   

Best Company to Do an Internship

SAP France received the certification "Happy Trainees" by Les Echos Start, which recognizes SAP as the best company to do an internship.

International Philanthropist of the Year

SAP Ireland was recognized as an International Philanthropist of the Year for their support in the African Coding Week initiative, which to date has supported over 400,000 young people in Africa.

Best Large Workplace: SAP Ireland

We are delighted to announce that this year SAP Ireland achieved 5th Place in the Great Place to Work “Large Workplace” Category and was ranked 3rd out of all Large IT Companies. And SAP Ireland's Managing Director Liam Ryan, won the prestigious “Ireland’s Most Trusted Leader Award” from Great Place to Work.    

Best Company for High Potentials

High potentials are students with international and practical experience, social or political commitment and excellent academic performance - they must be among the top 25 percent of their age.

Best Company for Business Graduates

SAP was ranked as among the for best companies for recent business graduates.

Best Company for IT Graduates

SAP was ranked as among the for best companies for recent IT graduates.

20 Most Recommended Employers in the UK

In order to explore what companies are most likely to have employees that are ambassadors, we are announcing a new ranking for the Most Recommended British Employers, according to their employees. The list is based on the input of current and former employees who have voluntarily reviewed their employer on Glassdoor.

TOP ICT Employer in Bulgaria

SAP Labs Bulgaria is on third place in the main ranking as a TOP ICT Employer and we are the only company with more than 100 employees (730+ in fact).

Best Companies to Work For in Europe

SAP ranked #4 as a Best Companies to Work For in Europe. Dispatches Europe crowdsourced and used tools such as confidential job ranking website Glassdoor and Great Place to Work to get a reasonably large sampling.  

Germany's Most Attrative Employers for IT Students and IT Professionals

SAP ranked #7th as one of Universum's Germany's Most Attrative Employers for IT Students and ranked #8th as Germany's Most Attrative Employers for IT Professionals. Universum gets more than 1,500,000 students and young professionals participate in their research annually, making it the world's largest employer branding survey.

AON: Best Workplaces

SAP Poland was named “Best Employer” in the category of large enterprises by AON. SAP Poland's engagement index reached a record high of 81%.

Top 100 Undergraduate Employers

SAP in the UK is among the Top 100 Undergraduate Employers 2017-2018, based on thousands of insightful, student-written reviews submitted on RateMyPlacement.

Most Popular Graduate Employers

The Guardian UK 300: the most popular graduate employers for 2017/18.

2018 Global Top Employer

SAP is recognized as a “2018 Global Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee working conditions in 22 countries, 4 regions, and Global Headquarters.

Best Software Companies to Work For

For the 6th consecutive time, SAP Labs Israel has been ranked in the BDI survey as one of the best companies to work for in the Israeli software industry. This year, we ranked in at the respectable 4th place, alongside Google and Microsoft.

2018 Global Top Employer

SAP is recognized as a “2018 Global Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee working conditions in 22 countries, 4 regions, and Global Headquarters.

Asia Recruitment Awards

The Asia Recruitment Awards are the most prestigious in the region. We have been fortunate to have secured 12 nominations for the ceremony in Singapore, 10 nominations for the ceremony in Hong Kong and SAP was honored to win 5 medals at the prestigious Asia  Recruitment Awards at the ceremony in Malaysia.  

Best Multinational Workplaces

SAP in Asia has been recognized as a best multinational workplace by Great Places to Work.

Ideal Employer – Respect for Its People

SAP is awarded the Ideal Employer – Respect for Its People by Universum.

Most Attractive Employers for IT Students

After a survey of IT students, SAP was ranked as one of the top employers to work for in Singapore by Universum.

Top Talent Interaction across all channels: #3

The Potentialpark OTaC Overall Ranking has recognized SAP for having the 3rd best  employers’ performance across four major channels: Career Website, Online Application, Social Media and Professional Networks and Mobile Career Communication (Websites and Apps).

Best Employer for Women

SAP has won the “2017 Best Employer For Women” award at the 2017 Her Village International Forum in China. This is another prestigious award following the EDGE certification in 2016.  

Employer Branding Creativity Awards

Best EVP Award by Employer Branding Creativity Awards in Greater China 2017, organized by China’s largest HR media company HRoot China, and co-organized with REForce and Top Employers Institute.

Best Companies to Work For

SAP Labs India is ranked 5, India’s Best Companies to Work For, in a study conducted by The Economic Times in partnership with the Great Place to Work.

Aon award: Best Employer

SAP has been awarded with AON Best Employer 2017 in Thailand for the Small Enterprise category.

TechXLR8 Awards: Lean In Diversity & Inclusion

SAP Asia won the Lean In award for Diversity & Inclusion at the TechXLR8 Awards in Singapore.

Great Places to Work in Singapore

Honored to be at the Great Place to Work award ceremony and proud of SAP's super awesome people to achieve forth place - one up from last year!

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