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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.   

Make your mark in an award-winning workplace

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

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.

Top employer in 15 countries

SAP is a top employer in 15 countries around the world – including Israel, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Italy, Russia, the UK, and others. The recognition is based on our employee offerings and forward-thinking HR team.  

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. 

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.  

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.

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".  

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.   

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.

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 fourth 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.

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 Employer

SAP has been recognized as a Top Employer in Canada, United States, North America and Mexico thanks to its leading employee conditions.

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.

Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

SAP America is 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.

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 "Execllence 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.  

Top employer in Europe

SAP has been recognized as a Top Employer in Europe thanks to its leading employee conditions in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Turkey.

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.    

Top Employer

SAP is recognized as a “Top Employer” (by Top Employers Institute) in Israel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia and South Africa thanks to its excellent employee conditions, development opportunities, compensation & benefits packages, and company culture.

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).

Top Employer in China

SAP has been recognized as a Top Employer in China thanks to its leading employee conditions.

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.  

See what the SAP community is saying

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