Best Companies To Work For

  • Facebook And Bain & Company Employees Explain Why Their Companies Are Best Places To Work [Video]

    Facebook And Bain & Company Employees Explain Why Their Companies Are Best Places To Work [Video]

    Glassdoor's fourth annual Employees' Choice Awards reveal the 50 Best Places to Work in 2012, an award solely based on reviews by employees. Employees at the #1 company overall, Bain & Company, and the #1 tech company, Facebook went beyond the reviews and give an inside look through video, really showing... Continue Reading

  • The Best 50 Places To Work In 2012

    The Best 50 Places To Work In 2012

    Several publications produce lists of the best companies to work for. Fortune magazine analyzes metrics like benefits, voluntary turnover, and work/life balance to determine which employers are the best. The Boston Globe surveys employees at a couple hundred organizations. And while both offer valuable lists,... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best Retailers To Work For

    10 Best Retailers To Work For

    Stores are hiring droves of new employees this season to help handle the holiday frenzy. In October alone, retailers added 141,500 jobs, according to the employment services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. As many jobless, underemployed, and cash-short Americans join the retail sector as fall fades to... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Companies For Employee Lunches

    Top 10 Companies For Employee Lunches

    There's no such thing as a free lunch. That might be a basic business tenet, but more and more companies in recent years have discovered that free lunch can be good business. Glassdoor scanned through 375,000 company reviews and dug up the 10 firms that best feed their employees, which AOL Jobs has listed... Continue Reading

  • How To Spot a Really Good Company

    How To Spot a Really Good Company

    Who would you rather do business with – a company that is good to its employees and customers, contributes positively to the communities in which it does business, and is a good steward of the planet – or a company less than worthy on one or more of these fronts? For most of us, the answer is... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best Employers For Workers Over 50

    10 Best Employers For Workers Over 50

    Washington, D.C. -- Scripps Health, a major hospital and health care provider in Southern California, has been recognized as the top company in the 2011 AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50 program. This year, Scripps has succeeded Cornell University, which placed second, as 2011's No. 1 finisher in the... Continue Reading

  • The Top 25 Companies For Career Opportunities

    The Top 25 Companies For Career Opportunities

    With the economy on a slow and staggered upswing, many Americans are just looking for a way to pay the bills. But some lucky job seekers will find themselves with more than just a job. They'll end up with a career. First, however, they need to know where to find it. Continue Reading

  • Creative Conference Rooms From Around the World

    Creative Conference Rooms From Around the World

    Group meetings aren't typically something employees look forward to. For one thing, conference rooms can be drab and utterly lack inspiration. But some companies have started to take a new approach to conferencing. Some is the result of advanced video-conferencing systems and the like -- but we're also seeing... Continue Reading

  • Nine Super Cool Corporate Offices From Around the World

    Nine Super Cool Corporate Offices From Around the World

    "Oh, I work for "Insert Big Corporation Name Here" usually conjures up mental pictures of gray cubicle walls, florescent lighting and bosses wearing full suits and power-ties. Fortunately, that's not always the case. We found some big-name companies whose offices embody a much smaller, start-up attitude where... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best Fortune 500 Companies to Work For

    10 Best Fortune 500 Companies to Work For

    CNN Money recently published a list of the 27 companies that were not only among Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For but also made the Fortune 500. The resulting list is their Best Big Companies to Work For. We decided to make our own list by organizing these companies by their Best Companies to Work... Continue Reading

  • Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

    Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

    Our fathers would have laughed at the concept of work-life balance, but the days of 70-hour work weeks are so 1990s. Now, companies realize that employees burn out quickly if their lives are consumed by their jobs, and a well-rounded worker is a happy worker. In an effort to recognize companies that really get... Continue Reading

  • Top 50 Companies for Executive Women 2011

    Top 50 Companies for Executive Women 2011

    Women are slowly but surely breaking through the glass ceiling, and there are certain companies that definitely stand out from the rest when it comes to helping female execs climb the corporate ladder. The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), annually recognizes organizations whose policies and... Continue Reading

  • 20 Top Companies that Help Female Business Owners

    20 Top Companies that Help Female Business Owners

    While most women in America still make around 82 percent of what their male counterparts do, at least some businesses are making an effort to level the playing field for female business owners, according to the The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The organization recently announced its... Continue Reading

  • At Twitter They Toast You

    At Twitter They Toast You

    First of all, it's not called "getting hired" anymore. At Twitter and many other tech companies these days, the correct term is "onboarding," and it also refers to acclimating you into the company. Sort of reminds you of embarking on a cruise, doesn't it? Some employees who have recently been hired by the... Continue Reading

  • 75,000 Apply for 6,000 Google Jobs -- in One Week

    75,000 Apply for 6,000 Google Jobs -- in One Week

    Once word got out last week that Google would be hiring at least 6,000 in 2011, the resumes came pouring in. The high-tech company, based in Mountain View, Calif.,received 75,000 applications last week -- that's 15 percent more than their previous highest week, which was in May 2007. Continue Reading

  • Why This Japanese Company is the Happiest

    Why This Japanese Company is the Happiest

    Free iPhones, four vacations per year of at least 10 days in a row, and the attitude that the employee, not the customer, is always right. Does that sound like your idea of work placeparadise? It is in Japan, where EC Studio is so popular they have to turn down university graduates who offer to work there for... Continue Reading

  • Companies to Watch: Coca-Cola

    Companies to Watch: Coca-Cola

    Industry: Food and Beverage Headquarters: Atlanta, Ga. CEO: Muhtar Kent Coke's business is built on a franchise model. The Coca-Cola Company manufactures concentrates that are sold to distributors, who then go on to bottle, package and sell the product to the markets they represent. This means that... Continue Reading

  • Companies to Watch in 2011

    Companies to Watch in 2011

    Looking for a job but not sure where to start? To help narrow down your search, we found some of the biggest companies hiring this year. But before you apply, check out our company-specific interview examples, revealing insider accounts of what it's like to work there and tips on how to land the job. Continue Reading

  • Companies to Watch: Marriott

    Companies to Watch: Marriott

    Industry: Hotel/Hospitality Headquarters: Bethesda, Md. CEO: J.W. Marriott, Jr. Founded in 1927 by the current CEO's father, J. Willard Marriott, the company owns and maintains one of the largest hotel operations in the world. Marriott employs more than 130,000 people and operates in over 70 countries... Continue Reading

  • FORTUNE's Best Companies to Work for 2011

    FORTUNE's Best Companies to Work for 2011

    Every year Forbes comes out with its list of the best companies in America to work for. The much anticipated 2011 list is finally here! Continue Reading

  • Employee's Choice: Best Places to Work 2011

    Employee's Choice: Best Places to Work 2011

    Glassdoor.com recently announced their list of the Best Places to Work for 2011. We've profiled the top 10 companies on their list to give you a quick idea of the kind of work each company does as well as what qualities they're looking for from new hires. Continue Reading

  • Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers

    Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers

    Being a mother is a 24/7 job. Add in another 40-plus hours outside the home and you're talking about some really fuzzy math. When school visits, another child, and the desire to balance it all gets added in, the chances of also having an understanding boss may seem less likely than a big year-end... Continue Reading

  • Work Perks: Companies Pamper Their Employees With Luxury Amenities

    Work Perks: Companies Pamper Their Employees With Luxury Amenities

    Google is well known for its workplace amenities, but if I ever get to Burlington, Vt., I want to work at Dealer.com, a provider of websites and creative marketing tools for car dealerships. Here are some of the things that the 360 employees have access to: fitness center, subsidized organic food cafe that... Continue Reading

  • Top Companies for Diversity

    Top Companies for Diversity

    Black Enterprise recently released their 2010 Best Companies for Diversity Survey recognizing companies that demonstrate a commitment to diversity in one or more of the following areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity. This is Black Enterprise's sixth survey of its... Continue Reading

  • Best Places to Work in Information Technology

    Best Places to Work in Information Technology

    According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow 17 percent during the 2008-'18 decade, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected to be the fastest in computer systems design establishments, software publishing... Continue Reading

  • Top Companies Hiring Recent Grads

    Top Companies Hiring Recent Grads

    It's the season of "The Lists" for college graduates. During graduation time, lots of lists come out of the top companies looking to hire recent graduates. Recently I wrote a column about Experience.com's list of best places for college grads to work, which also were looking to hire people. Now, the website... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies No. 1: SAS

    Fortune's Best Companies No. 1: SAS

    SAS was recently named the No. 1 best company to work for by Fortune Magazine, has ranked in the the top 10 companies seven times, and has made the list of top 100 firms every year since the list began. I talked to some current SAS employees who shared an inside view of why SAS, one of the world's leading... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #2: Edward Jones

    Fortune's Best Companies #2: Edward Jones

    Employees raved about the entrepreneurial environment, being your own boss, and friendly culture that has earned Edward Jones its spot on the best places to work lists over the last few years. I talked to a number of employees who shared their ideas about what it's like to work at the investment firm of Edward... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #3: Wegmans

    Fortune's Best Companies #3: Wegmans

    It's no surprise to me that Wegmans is at the top of the best places to work list. Five years ago I got a part-time job in the pharmacy of our local Wegmans Food Market. At the time I figured I would be there until something better came along, but I soon realized that the flexibility that Wegmans offered... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #4: Google

    Fortune's Best Companies #4: Google

    When you talk about great companies to work at, Google is a consistent mention going back many years. Some Googlers shared their stories about why it's consistently such a great place, and about what they didn't like, too. I spoke to a sales financial analyst (name withheld) who shared her thoughts about... Continue Reading