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 »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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! Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »