Best Places to Work 2009

Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards 2009

Glassdoor.com is excited to announce our first annual Employees' Choice Awards for Best Places to Work. Our Top 50 winners were selected by the people who know these companies best — their employees! Learn More

Top 50 Winners

1

General Mills

4.5

www.generalmills.com Minneapolis, MN

5000+ Employees

I'm proud to work for GMI!

They are good community partners, they genuinely care about diversity, and they are well respected as a company. They are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for and their pay/benefits are competitive…

General Mills – Minneapolis – “World Headquarters”
2

Bain & Company

4.5

Bain & Co is a terrific place

Bain and Company balances a high performance environment with a great culture. The partners…

3

Netflix

4.4

An extraordinary environment creates an exciting work experience.

Netflix is willing to move quickly and make calculated risks in…

4

Adobe

4.3

Great place to work with a true mission

There is a lot of pride in what we do at Adobe; we help people create great stuff and do their…

6

Whole Foods Market

4.2

Excellent work environment, far above retail standards

Excellent benefits; an excellent work environment where everyone is in it…

7

Google

4.1

Google Rocks!

Great people. Great food. Total innovation! I love working at a company that has so many cool…

8

SAP

SAP

4.1

If your idea survives the internal competition, it will…

SAP has a huge impact on how companies, large and small, run…

9

Continental - Leave work happy!

The culture! I've never had such a warm welcome to a company. Walking through the buildings you…

10

NetApp

4.0

Great place to work as a company

Fantastic place to work based on work vs. family life balance. Executive management believes in…

11

Intuit

4.0

The most phenomenal company in the country to work for, hands down.

Intuit is the best company I've ever worked for, hands down. Not…

12

McKinsey & Company

4.0

If you want to prove you are smart, the right place to be.

Bright ambitious people. Huge career growth. Great brand name. McKinsey is…

13

FactSet

3.9

Excellent Company

FactSet provides excellent opportunities…to move up both in title and in compensation. If you are…

14

A wonderful place to work

The people are the best you will work with - smart, committed, and nice. You can be yourself…

15

Procter & Gamble

3.9

A company unparalleled...

P&G truly values it's employees, their families, and their work/life balance. The company rewards…

16

Caterpillar

3.9

Caterpillar - world leader that is highly ethical and values people.

Caterpillar is a global leader in its industry, and invests…

17

Genentech

3.8

Genentech!! A great place to work if you've got what it takes

A lot of employee centric benefits, along with the chance of working for a…

18

CareerBuilder

3.8

If you are willing to work HARD... the rewards will follow!

I love working with people my age…the work environment is fun and welcoming…

19

Apple

3.8

Ideal place to work: cutting-edge innovation, enthusiastic…

The work is cutting-edge, fast paced and interesting, my…

20

Juniper Networks

3.8

Overall a great place to work

Great people who are motivated and intelligent. It's definitely a place where your contributions…

21

Marriott

3.8

A a great company, an industry leader and the bearer of a…

Great focus on core business of lodging and a desire to…

22

NIKE

3.8

Great place to work and play

The people we work with are just amazingly talented and smart. Good common sense hard working and…

23

EY

EY

3.8

Great place to work if you're willing to work

The people set E&Y apart from the competition; I held a handful of professional jobs…

24

MITRE

3.8

A unique public-service mission, ideal for talented…

MITRE's…makes one feel proud to work for the company…playing…

25

Chevron

3.8

Good place to work with lots of opportunities

The best reason to work at Chevron are all the talented and fun people you get to interact…

26

Goldman Sachs

3.8

Driven to excellence

Some of the smartest people you will ever work with, who are all driven to excellence. The…

27

Nordstrom

3.8

Amazing Place to work!!!!

Amazing clothes, great benefits, good work life balance, great pay for students who go to college…

28

Citrix Systems

3.7

Great company, competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

Great products and competitive salaries with a flexible work environment…

29

Schlumberger

3.7

If you want a challenge and be rewarded for it this job is for you.

There are many reasons to work at Schlumberger because it's really…

31

A great place to work where you'll feel challenged and respected

Great environment and company culture. Many opportunities to learn and…

32

Novell

3.7

Good small Billion dollar company

Good company that understands where it has been and has a plan to get to where it needs to be…

33

PwC

PwC

3.7

PwC = best place to work

PwC treats every employee as part of the PwC family. They know how to appeal to every aspect of an…

35

Cisco Systems

3.6

Cisco is an excellent company that is driving the…

Cisco is a company that is leading the way for the next…

36

USAA

3.6

USAA - noble mission with fantastic senior leadership.

Fantastic mission - the customers (members) we support are in the Armed Services…

37

EMC

EMC

3.6

Great place to work!

The staff you work with is by far some of the most talented and driven people I have ever met…

38

Capital One

3.6

Capital One is a great place to work for people that love what…

…Capital One offers a chance to work on really exciting and…

39

Qualcomm

3.6

Where the sun shines.

Diversity…There are many diverse job opportunities…Qualcomm goes to great lengths to keep…

40

MetLife

3.6

Big company with big goals, great opportunities, great benefits

Multiple training systems including webinars via internet, virtual…

41

Lockheed Martin

3.6

Lockheed Martin cultivates a professional but friendly…

Lockheed Martin is a great place…there is a lot of potential…

42

Texas Instruments

3.6

TI is a good company with good leadership and a bright future

The future of the company looks strong. Our management is committed to…

43

US Army

3.6

If you are looking for a good work-life balance and great…

The US Army provides a great culture and value system to…

44

Deloitte LLP

3.5

Great place to be

As someone who has been with Deloitte for over 13 years, I have to say the best thing about it are…

45

Wells Fargo

3.5

Great strong bank that cares for it's team members

Extremely conscious of balancing work and life. There is much flexibility in roles…

46

Best Buy

3.5

Great people, great fun, and great leaders!

…a job with a great discount or career potential…here is your place…I love everything about…

47

Salesforce.com

3.5

My best career move thus far

…senior management listens to us and provides the tools we need to succeed. I'm constantly armed…

48

Accenture

3.5

Interesting work with lots of opportunities for long term career…

An opportunity to work with very talented colleagues in a wide…

49

FedEx

3.5

We all have a commitment to make every FedEx experience…

Great company to work for , hands down!! People are very…

50

Paychex

3.5

Great company, Highly recommended.

Great company with no micro-management…Reps are given the autonomy to make business decisions and…

Note: Based on ratings between 1/1/08 - 12/15/08
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