2021 100 Best Companies Winners

Representing more than 2 million U.S. employees, this year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral leave, gradual phase-back after parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. Explore below or click here to learn more.

This year, Seramount added specific questions about how organizations helped parents and caretakers with time off, flexible hours, and other benefits during COVID-19. There is a significant difference between the responses of companies that made the list and those that didn’t, showcasing how the 100 Best pivoted to help working families.

Top 10

The Winners

Key Findings

Seramount 100 Best Companies 2021
88% have full-paid gender-neutral parental leave vs. 67% of winners in 2020. 
81% offer phase-back after parental leave vs. 44% for non-winners
91% offer back-up child-care vs. 57% of non-winners
The 100 best companies went the extra mile for their employees during the Covid 19 pandemic. Here's how: 
78% increased mental health coverage for employees and/or dependents. 73% gave employees extra time off. 59% increased health insurance coverage for employees and or/dependents 65% allowed employees to hire and pay any new caregivers (outside company-supported network). 63% increased child-care reimbursements 87% trained managers on best ways to staff remotely.


The Application

The 2021 Seramount 100 Best Companies application includes more than 400 questions on leave policies, workforce representation, benefits, childcare, advancement programs, flexibility, and more. It surveys the availability and usage of these programs, as well as the accountability of the many managers who oversee them. The names of applicants that do not make the list are kept confidential. Company profiles and data come from submitted applications and reflect 2020 data.

How to Apply

The online application for the 2022 100 Best Companies will be available in December and is due for submission in March, as part of the Seramount Annual Application. Register today for the application here.

We invite applications from private or public companies in any industry, with the exception of government agencies.