Best Companies To Work For

  • 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

  • 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