Borders College Earns Designation as a ‘Great Place to Work’

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Borders College today announced that it is a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Organisation

Certification is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work®’s rigorous, data-driven For All methodology. 75% of Borders College staff confirmed that they have a consistently positive work experience, which is 10% higher than the threshold to be awarded the Great Place to Work certificate.

Head of HR at Borders College, Debbie Kerr, commented:

“We are thrilled to be Great Place to Work-Certified™! We make our employee experience a priority every day, and it means a lot that our employees have reported a consistently positive experience with their colleagues, their leaders, and with their jobs. This is important to us because we know that when our employees have a high-trust experience every day, they feel valued and make a difference to our customers.” 

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviours proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.

Borders College Principal and CEO Angela Cox said of the achievement:

“We are a people business. When our workforce are happy, levels of innovation and collaboration improve and that results in an excellent quality of learning and customer experience for our students, employers and the community. I am incredibly proud of the culture and values of our College, which have resulted in this fantastic achievement.” 

Benedict Gautrey, Managing Director of Great Place to Work® UK, commented:

“We congratulate Borders College on achieving their Certification. Organisations which put the employee experience at the heart of their business gain their employees’ trust and, in turn, are truly able to build a great workplace culture that delivers outstanding results.”

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed over 100 million employees around the world and have used those deep insights to define what element makes a great workplace: Trust. Great Place to Work® UK helps organisations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. 

Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognise Great Place to Work-Certified™ organisations. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organisation become a truly ‘great place to work’.

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