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Not-Recommended working environment certification

This certification is given to companies has certified has a working environment that is NOT recommended.

What does the certification stand for:

1. Average rating by employees: less than 25% !
2. Rated by 25% or more or at least 50 employees
3. We do not necessarily elaborate working environment reports for the company unless the company wants it. However, we strongly suggest the companyies rated "Not recommended" working environment to get a detailed report, as there seemingly are serious problems with the working environment in those companies. As it is, we do not recommend workers to apply for jobs in companies rated "not recommended".
4. have NOT visited this company to verify facts. Certification / rating is soley based on employees response to our survey and materials and data we can collect from the Internet and our office.
5. Companies that violates our guidelines related to the survey, are rated "not recommended". However, it does not necessarily mean that these companies have violated our guidelines. I can be simply a company where the employees rating is extremely low.

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A certification of "Not recommended" working environment from means that this company does not have a working environment that is recommendable according to the employees. It is not a certificate a company wants. Huge improvement seems to be necessary but there are a lot that can be done to improve the working environment for the benefit of both the company and employees. We therefore strongly recommend companies with this rating to start a digalogue with us to find out what can be done, what critical issues they have and what should be done and which improvements that are most effective and costwise fair and reasonable. We can offer a lot in terms of suggestions for improvements, so dont waste your time.

We do NOT visit companies rated as "Not recommended" to verify facts unless the company ask us to do so.

If a company is not satisfied with this rating, the company can contact us for further details. For details, contact

Terms / requirements:

There are no particular requirements to be rated as "not-satisfactory" working environment.

However, we base our rating on employees taking the survey. We need at least 25% of the staff members or at least 50 employees respons to rate a company as "not recommended". We do not base our rating on a single employee or just a few unsatisfied employees. The average result of these employees should be less than 25% to get rated as "not recommended".

Further information:  


Our consultant have NOT visited the company. A "not recommended" working environment smiley is solely based on survey results based on inputs from employees. However, we suggest to elaborate a report of the working environment with suggestions of improvements.
This certification is only valid for one year or until the company chose to get a new survey done. If you are dissatisfied with this ranking and want to get a higher ranking, let us know. Write to us, lets discuss how you can get a better rating.

How to get certified:

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