Best Companies To Work For

  • 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

  • Fortune's Best Companies #5: Nugget Market

    Fortune's Best Companies #5: Nugget Market

    I worked for Nugget Market from 1999- 2004 and am not surprised that it was chosen as one of America's Best Companies. I was in the Deli, the Bakery, and the Wine departments, and in my experience as a Nugget Market employee, I learned the value of teamwork, customer service and product knowledge. I was... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #6: DreamWorks

    Fortune's Best Companies #6: DreamWorks

    Apparently, at DreamWorks, one of the best companies to work for, there is such a thing as free lunch – and breakfast too. Employees describe the DreamWorks SKG Animation Studio campus atmosphere as fast paced and fun, with good people and great benefits. It takes lots of energy to draw "Shrek" all... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #7: NetApp

    Fortune's Best Companies #7: NetApp

    Employees raved about the work-life balance and work flexibility as some of the main reasons that NetApp has consistently made many "best places to work" lists the last few years. I talked to a number of employees who shared their ideas about what it's like to work at NetApp, the data storage specialists. I... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #8: Boston Consulting Group

    Fortune's Best Companies #8: Boston Consulting Group

    Employees from Boston Consulting Group all thought the experience was amazing, but so was the workload. It is easy to see why BCG, one of the world's leading advisors on business strategy, was listed as one of the best places to work, but it also is obvious that having a job at BCG is no cakewalk. I spoke... Continue Reading

  • Fortune's Best Companies #9: Qualcomm

    Fortune's Best Companies #9: Qualcomm

    I spoke with some employees of Qualcomm to gain their views on working at the wireless telecommunications company. It sounds like Qualcomm is a pretty awesome place to work, deserving of the accolade of being the ninth best company to work for in America. Karen Marchetti, a Qualcomm marketing consultant... Continue Reading

  • What It's Really Like to Work for Fortune's 10 Best Companies to Work for

    What It's Really Like to Work for Fortune's 10 Best Companies to Work for

    Whether you're currently unemployed or just considering a company or career change, wouldn't it be nice to snag a job at one of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For?" We think so, especially at the very best, the Top Ten. So we set out to ask the people who work there just what puts those ten... Continue Reading

  • Companies That Give Benefits to Part-Timers

    Companies That Give Benefits to Part-Timers

    If you're looking for or thinking about switching to part-time work, don't think that you have to give up benefits in exchange for more flexibility. More and more companies today are offering benefits to part-time employees in attempts to attract and retain harder-working, more-qualified workers. See Also:... Continue Reading