The results have arrived: Glassdoor has just released its ninth annual list of the greatest places to work. The list solely based on employee feedback covers organizations with 1,000 or more employees in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany.
Management consultancy Bain & Company takes the gold, moving up from second place last year. On top of providing its employees with essential benefits packages, the company also offers tuition backing, diversity and career training programs, sabbaticals, paid time off to volunteer.
Bain & Company, Google (#4) and Apple (#36) are the only three companies that have made a list for nine years. Beyond gourmet lunches and massage rooms, employees of these well-rated companies attribute a community of smart colleagues, a big mission, growth opportunities and significant benefits to the excellence of their employers.
Here are the top 10 companies on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2017 list — and what their employees have to say.
Bain & Company
Bain & Company is a management consulting firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1973 by former partners of the Boston Consulting Group. Bain & Company has more than 4,000 employees and operates in more than 60 countries.
The company is a member of the “Big Three” management consulting firms, along with McKinsey & Company and Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company). In addition, Bain & Company is considered one of the most prestigious management consulting firms globally.
Facebook is one of the top workplaces in the United States. The tech company has an excellent benefits package, flexible working hours, and a lot of growth opportunities. Facebook also offers free meals, snacks, and beverages to its employees.
Boston Consulting Group
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm with over 90 offices in 50 countries. BCG is known for its work in strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and human resources. The firm was founded in 1963 by Bruce Henderson and is now one of the largest consulting firms in the world.
The firm offers a competitive benefits package, including paid vacation days, health insurance, and 401k plans. Employees also have access to free fitness classes and on-site massage therapy. BCG is known for its challenging work assignments and supportive corporate culture.
Google has come in first for the seventh year on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The search engine giant has offices worldwide, and employees love the culture and perks. This year’s report highlights include free food, unlimited vacation time, and generous benefits. The company is also well known for its focus on employee development.
World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) has cut the top 10 places to work in 2017. The company offers a variety of career opportunities in fields such as engineering, sales, marketing, and information technology. WWT is also dedicated to employee development, offering various training programs and opportunities for growth. Employees appreciate the company’s commitment to work/life balance and its family-friendly policies.
Fast Enterprises, a company that provides technology consulting and software development services, ranks number two among the best places to work in Colorado. The company has been recognized for its fun and engaging work environment, including an arcade game room and regular social events. Employees also appreciate the flexible work policies and opportunities for growth.
In-N-Out Burger is a privately held American regional chain of fast-food restaurants located in the Western United States, headquartered in Baldwin Park, California. It was founded in 1948 by Harry Snyder and his wife, Esther Snyder. The chain is currently headquartered in Irvine, California. In-N-Out Burger has been involved in several legal cases involving trademark disputes with other chains such as Whataburger and Smashburger.
LinkedIn is a social media platform for professionals. It allows users to connect with colleagues and potential employers. LinkedIn has over 500 million users and is the world’s largest professional network.
Ranked 8th on the list, Adobe is a company that offers creativity and technology solutions to help people communicate better and work more efficiently. With their strong focus on employee experience, Adobe provides ample opportunities for growth and development and a culture that encourages creativity and collaboration.
Power Home Remodeling
Power Home Remodeling was ranked number 8 on the Top 10 Places to Work list in 2017. The company has seen a great deal of success in recent years, and it is clear that they are doing something right when it comes to employee satisfaction.
Power Home Remodeling offers its employees plenty of opportunities for growth and development, and they are also committed to providing a fun and rewarding work environment. In addition, employees at Power Home Remodeling enjoy a wide range of perks, including flexible hours, paid vacation days, and free gym memberships.