Best Places to Work 2010

Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards 2010

Glassdoor.com is excited to announce our second 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

Southwest Airlines

4.7

www.southwest.com Dallas, TX

5000+ Employees

“LUV AIRLINE”

Southwest Airlines is the best company that I have ever worked for. There truly is LUV flowing throughout this family of people that I have come to know. I have worked for the company now for several years and have made…

Southwest Airlines – “Without a Heart, it's just a machine.”
2

General Mills

4.5

“Don't believe the hype (at least not if you are in Marketing)”

* Very well respected company that's done well in economic turndown…

4

Bain & Company

4.2

“Great place for accelerating a post-MBA career”

Bain is a great place to continue the MBA learning experience and start applying the…

6

MITRE

4.1

“Not For the Young”

Lots of different work, if you get bored, move on to a different task. Lots of travel if you want…

7

“Great first year job, but difficult.”

- You get to work for a prestigious firm - Surrounded by smart and talented workers. - Great…

9

Procter & Gamble

4.0

“Preaching false hopes....”

Process driven activities pushed positive results. Everyone was very intelligent and very open to…

10

Juniper Networks

3.9

“Good Place to work overall!”

good technical growth, strong products, flexible, decent pay and benefits, good engineers,

13

“Great place to start a career”

Great work/life balance Plenty of opportunity for growth Laid back, low stress work environment…

14

Google

3.9

“Great place to start career in Silicon Valley”

Tons of career development, transparency, benefits, intelligent coworkers, exciting…

15

NetApp

3.9

“Great place to work”

Great products Culture is friendly and helpful Little arrogance Clients love us Let you be…

16

Goldman Sachs

3.9

“Review of Prime Brokerage Trade Support Team.”

Very focused on the success of team, everyone is willing to help out when I had issues…

17

FactSet

3.9

“Factset is a good company overall”

I like the people quite a bit, and free lunch 4 days a week is also exciting. As far as…

18

Medtronic

3.9

“Company that embraces diversity in skills, action and thought”

Diversity is embraced. Great place for someone in engineering and science…

19

Publix

3.8

“Everyone out for themselves.”

Publix is a great place to work because everyone has a hand in the success of the company. You can…

20

Chevron

3.8

“Culture”

Consensus building culture and team oriented. Building long relationships is important.

21

FedEx

3.8

“Ridiculously Overworked”

Lots of recognition. Almost too much which becomes meaningless over time. Ok work life balance.

22

Apple

3.8

“Great environment, pushy sales”

Great Atmosphere. Helpful colleagues. Lot's of enthusiasm. Helpful management with lots of…

23

Edelman

3.8

“An eye opening experience to be a junior staffer”

The mentoring progam allows you to learn more about the practices, clients and office…

24

Edward Jones

3.7

“Overrated”

Great name recongition. Excellent sales training. Excellent training for Series 7 license…

25

Qualcomm

3.7

“Great place in a great city”

Qualcomm is still able to attract some of the smartest people. I think the smartness density has…

26

CareerBuilder

3.7

“Could not be Happier Here!”

Careerbulider is a phenomenal company. The leadership is strong and open minded with its…

27

Novell

3.7

“Wonderful Experience - Provides Exceptional Training and…”

1. Training and Exposure: The department that I work in…

28

Schlumberger

3.7

“SLB is a great place to work for.”

1. good work environment with smart people 2. good salary and benefits 3. chance to work…

29

Adobe

3.7

“Great place to work, company has problems”

Excellent benefits, opportunities to learn and grow, many teams have excellent leadership,

31

Scottrade

3.7

“Good place to get industry experience while still an…”

Flexible work hours Ability to do homework while at work…

32

Sherwin-Williams

3.7

“Job”

Benefits Minimal Mgmt Interferance Bonus plan. Flexible Hours. Every day is differnt, so it…

33

EMC

EMC

3.7

“EMC More Concerned About Numbers than People”

Good benefits. Paychecks arrive on time in my account. Travel expenses are processed…

34

GlaxoSmithKline

3.7

“Respect for the orange pork chop”

Excellent benefits including vehicle, retirement, medical, along with competitive salary and above…

35

Caterpillar

3.7

“Cat Tractor”

Plenty of opportunity, good pay, worldwide operation provides insight into large corporations and…

36
37

Paychex

3.6

“Average- good entry to mid-level sales position.”

Name recognition, very stable company, great support with marketing materials…

39

Travelers Companies

3.6

“Ok...”

Great pay and benefits Flexible schedule

40

Rackspace

3.6

“Rackspace Focuses on its People.”

Strengths-based employment. Rackspace hires people based on talents an strengths, not just skill…

41

Intel Corporation

3.6

“Great Place to Work”

Broad, exciting opportunities for cross training and career changes at a bell-weather industry…

42

Cintas

3.6

“Need some major changes here before it's too late”

pay ok ,benefits good ecept for retirement dollars

43

SAP America

3.6

“Great for experienced SAP resources”

If you work with SAP software or services, the network you build by working at SAP is invaluable…

44

Intuit

3.6

“Good, but I wanted something more...”

Pros * Total compensation package was good ( pay, stocks, 401k matching ) * Beautiful campus and…

45

Best Buy

3.6

“Not satisfied but not bad of a company.”

It has acceptable employee discount but could be better. Also works around school schedule which…

46

Harris

3.6

“Harris a great place to learn about the industry.”

1) Harris will give you the potential, to learn new skills. 2) Some of the work is…

47

Prudential

3.5

“Not what it is protrayed to be.”

Licensing is paid for.New hire non-repayable draw, for the first several weeks, good online…

48

Whole Foods Market

3.5

“So far so good”

The pay is ok, and my coworkers are friendly. Hard work seems to be recognized for the most part…

49

PwC

PwC

3.5

“new to the company.”

I chose this company over others because I had a good first impression with the personnel. Highly…

50

Marriott

3.5

“Great Place to Work”

Management is great and fair. Great benefits, 40 hour work week, great people to work with…

Note: Based on ratings between 12/1/0812/1/09
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