Standing beside her boyfriend of four years, in her empire waist, strapless white dress, Yasmin Guadalupe Romero Gameros could pretend that she wasn't in the cafeteria of the Plamex facility in Tijuana, Mexico, where she welds headsets full-time. She could, that is, if it wasn't for the 27 other spiffed-up... Read More »
These 25 companies have at least 700 openings each, totaling more than 56,000 available jobs. What are they looking for? Here are excerpts from our conversations with their recruiters. Read More »
Engineers at Devon Energy take home an average $178,305 total compensation annually. See which other Best Companies to Work For offer big paychecks. Read More »
These employers survived a struggling economy while staying loyal to their workers. Meet 14 of this year's Best Companies that, as of January, have never had a layoff. Read More »
Call it a hat trick: for the first time in the 15-year history of Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list, we have a three-time champion, as Google reclaims the top spot for workforce happiness (it debuted on our list at no. 1 in 2007, and stayed there in 2008). We've had a couple double headers before --... Read More »
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... Read More »
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,... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
"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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »