Companies to work in 2013: Glassdoor Survey

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Online jobs and career community Glassdoor has just unveiled its fifth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, which is a list of the 50 best places to work in the coming year.

Unlike most workplace-related awards, which require companies to self nominate, the Employees’ Choice Awards rely solely on the input of employees who anonymously provide feedback through a survey. The survey goes only to employees in the U.S., but many of the companies have workers around the world.

Facebook-careerFacebook was ranked as the top employer for a second time, with an overall company rating of 4.7 out of a possible 5. The social networking site received the highest rating in the 2011 Employees’ Choice Awards and was among the top three in 2012–and it’s no surprise why employees are so satisfied.

The company offers great perks and benefits that help employees balance their work with their personal lives, including paid vacation days, free food and transportation, $4,000 in cash for new parents, dry cleaning, day care reimbursement, and photo processing. But employees also commented favorably about the opportunity to impact a billion people, the company’s continued commitment to its hacker culture, and trust in their chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Click Here for Facebook Career

Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. is second on the list, with a 4.5 company rating. With a network of about 9,000 consultants in 101 locations all over the world, McKinsey prides itself on hiring employees with “leademckinsey-careerrship potential, integrity, a sharp analytical mind, creativity, and the ability to work with people at all levels in an organization,” the website says. In addition, the company strives to provide its staff with unrivaled growth opportunities.

“McKinsey continues to be one of the highest rated employers for the past five years,” Zupan says. “Employees frequently comment on the impact they have on organizations worldwide, the opportunity to connect with top executives and the access to a valuable network of global colleagues–current and alumni.” Click Here for MCKinsey Career

Red Hat
What employees think: “Great technology, innovation, employees are encouraged to speak up. Red Hat has a dynamic global work force and hires the top talent no matter where they live in the world. Employees are not micro-managed and are empowered to utilize their skills and experience in their fields.” – Red Hat red-hat-career-careerBranding Specialist (Raleigh, North Carolina) Glassdoor rank: No. 33 is Red Hat. CEO: Jim Whitehurst

About Red Hat
What began as a better way to build software—openness, transparency, collaboration—soon shifted the balance of power in an entire industry. The revolution of choice continues. Today Red Hat® is the world’s most trusted provider of Linux® and open source technology. Learn more about Red Hat. Click Here for Red Hat Jobs

Intel: Glassdoor rank: 31. CEO: Paul S. Otellini
What employees think:
Intel-career“Good benefits & pay; Intel does amazing things and it’s cool to be a part of; many coworkers are pretty incredible, smart people; since Intel is so big there is a huge variety of opportunities; people are generally very approachable (you can setup a meeting with anyone and talk to them no matter how high their position). In most jobs you can tell your manager what flexibility you need in order to have good work-life balance.” – Financial Analyst (Hillsboro, Ore.)

Explore the Possibilities
If you’re looking to make an impact, Intel is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, Intel has positions in business and technical disciplines all over the world. Explore the possibilities. You’ll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest. Click Here for Intel Career

Sales Force: Glassdoor rank: 22. CEO: Marc Benioff
What employees think:
“Great compensation, lots of mobility [in] the company, great coaches among sales leadership. Market leading products and relentless pace of innovation that addresses problems customers didn’t even know they had. Holiday parties are amazing with performers like Cyndi Lauper and the bare naked ladies. CEO just gave out 500 tickets to employees for game 2 of the SF Giants in the World Series. 5 weeks of vacation, paid paternity leasalesforce-careerve, time off for foundation work.” – Account Executive (San Francisco, Calif.)

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