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OpenComp Announces Top 12 People-first Employers to Watch in 2023

Nov 15, 2022 9:41:31 AM | By

First award in new quarterly employer awards program for companies defining the new role of HR

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compensation intelligence software provider OpenComp today announced 12 winners of its Top People-first Employers to Watch in 2023 awards – the first in a quarterly awards program designed to honor companies pioneering the new role of HR. Top People-first Employers to Watch highlights the workplaces centering employees, including high-growth startups such as Clari, Gong, and TrustRadius. OpenComp customers Daasity, Incorta, Panther Labs, and Turing were among the dozen nominated.

Research shows that nearly half (48%) of America’s workforce is actively searching or watching for job opportunities. In order to retain top performers and attract new talent, employers must adopt a people-first mindset to win in a competitive labor market.

“People-first employers are not only more likely to attract and retain top talent; they outperform competitors and capture more market share,” said Thanh Nguyen, CEO and co-founder of OpenComp. “HR leaders are mission-critical in creating an atmosphere of trust and support between employers and their teams, and these companies are demonstrating that doing good for people is good business.”

As part of the evaluating criteria, OpenComp selected from a list of nominated workplaces where employees report:

  • Feeling comfortable voicing their opinions without fear
  • Experiencing belonging and acceptance
  • Consistently seeing DEI in practice
  • Being proud to share where they work
  • Staying employed for years

The Top People-first Employers to Watch in 2023 are:
Small business (Employers with 100 employees or less)

  • Daasity
  • Compt
  • Panther Labs
  • Wisedocs

Midmarket (Employers with 100-500 employees)

  • Catalyst Software
  • Incorta
  • Omnipresent
  • TrustRadius

Midmarket Plus (Employers with 500-1,500 employees)

  • Clari
  • Gong
  • Harness
  • Turing

To find out what these employers are doing to earn this employee praise, visit

About OpenComp

Employers and employees use OpenComp to get clarity at the point of every compensation decision, pioneering a new standard for compensation that is competitive, equitable and scalable. With OpenComp’s Compensation Intelligence Platform, business and HR leaders optimize compensation program effectiveness with benchmarking, design and activation tools. Managers, recruiters, employees and candidates use OpenComp to make the best compensation decisions for themselves and their teams. Founded in 2021 by Salesforce’s founding HR team, OpenComp is backed by J.P. Morgan, TIME Ventures (the investment fund for Marc Benioff), 8VC and more. Get started for free at and follow at


Heather Sliwinski

Changemaker Communications for OpenComp 


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