Cloudflare Named to Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces in 2022 by Newsweek

Following research by Newsweek and Best Practice Institute (BPI), a leadership development and benchmark research company, Cloudflare, Inc., the security, performance, and reliability company assisting in the development of a better Internet, today announced that it has been named one of the Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces in 2022. Ranking #55, Cloudflare is characterised as being Most Loved. Because Weekly CEO-led company meetings enable all parties to share updates on their work. “The only thing worse than a bad idea is no idea: Weekly CEO-led company meetings allow all concerned to provide updates on their work. Workers say they’re empowered to develop the next big thing.”

The worldwide team at Cloudflare has increased by 93% over the past two years, and the company continues to place a high priority on finding and keeping talented staff members. The company extended just 1,455 offers in 2021 despite receiving more than 200,000 competitive applications, witnessing a 92% acceptance rate across the board, and experiencing consistently low attrition rates.

“I always say that one of the best parts of my job is the people I get to work with. Cloudflare plays a large role with nearly 20 percent of the web using our network, and every single team member helps make this possible”, “Cloudflare’s impact on the Internet is fueled by our employees. We’ve been consistently committed to hiring and retaining top talent. Investing in our team is investing in our innovation engine, and I’m proud of our empowered team’s work in helping to build a better Internet.”

Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder, President & COO of Cloudflare

More than 1.4 million employees from companies with workforces ranging in size from 50 to more than 10,000 were polled to determine the rankings and outcomes. The top 100 businesses were assessed and ranked using data from employee surveys, evaluations by the general public, official company interviews, official corporate responses, and extra Newsweek research on each business. The following five crucial areas were assessed in order to determine how employees felt:

  • How positive workers feel about their future at the company
  • Career achievement
  • How much employer values align with employee values
  • Respect at all levels
  • Level of collaboration at the firm

Additionally, Cloudflare conducted an internal survey of its global team, and the results showed that 94% of respondents said that Cloudflare’s mission to help build a better Internet inspires them, and 92% said that their work is important to the business.

“We want people to have the career of their dreams at Cloudflare. This means being supported and safe in bringing your full self to work in order to do your best work”, “Flexibility and experimentation have been at the center of how we’ve approached supporting our team these past couple years, and it’s an honor to be recognized among the top workplaces uplifting their people.”

Janet Van Huysse, Chief People Officer of Cloudflare

Most Loved Workplaces recognizes companies that put respect, caring, and appreciation for their employees at the center of their business models, and additionally in doing so, have earned the loyalty and respect of the people who work for them.

“The companies on this list represent the best at placing love at the center of their employee’s experience”, “The number of applications this year and analysis of survey data reinforces our original findings that love is the strongest predictor of the strength of a company’s culture, employee engagement, and satisfaction.”

Louis Carter, CEO of Best Practice Institute


“As a result of the great resignation, more companies recognize the importance of focusing on employee satisfaction to not only attract but retain top talent”, “The businesses on this year’s list clearly demonstrated that commitment.”

Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief of Newsweek