Best Places to Work 2011

Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards 2011

Glassdoor.com is excited to announce our third 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

Facebook

4.6

www.facebook.com Menlo Park, CA

5000+ Employees

Awesome job with great opportunities

"Facebook is amazing. Working here offers the best environment I have ever seen in a workplace. The job is all about cooperation, not competition. The Facebook culture, office design, and management styles all support…

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2

Southwest Airlines

4.4

Southwest is an amazing place to work.

"The company was founded on the principle that in order to succeed you need to treat your…

3

Bain & Company

4.3

Fantastic place

Solid experience and opportunities to network with lots of smart people. Projects are challenging…

4

General Mills

4.0

General Mills Team Leader II

"There is a high level of competency amongst the peer group, which I believe can be attributable…

5

Edelman

4.0

I'm a comeback kid

"I worked here 10 years ago and came back after leaving for five years. I came back because the…

6

BCG is a great place to launch a career

"Working for The Boston Consulting Group is an outstanding value proposition for recent…

7

SAS Institute

4.0

SAS is a great place to work. It really is.

Great support of employees' needs for flexibility in order to maintain a balanced life…

8

Slalom Consulting

4.0

Great support for those looking to define their own career.

"Very entrepreneurial. If you have ideas you want to pursue, don't be…

9

Overstock.com

4.0

Excellent place to work!

"Overstock.com pays higher than any call center I've come across. The benefits are excellent…

11

CareerBuilder

3.9

Great entry level sales job

"Careerbuilder gives you the foundation for a great career in sales, they have fantastic benefits…

12

MITRE

3.9

Better Transform or Out of Business

"Can amass good experience Direct contact with government customers (what we call sponsors…

13

QuikTrip

3.9

Great Company!!!

Very forward thinking company that values it's employees. Company stands by it's core values on a…

14

Shutterfly

3.8

Shutterfly is a great place to make a difference in a fun…

"Fun product and service, good culture with smart people…

15

NetApp

3.8

NetApp is Great! but....

"Company benefits, 401 match, Employee stock purchase plan, fun activities like ""Beer Bash…

16

Trader Joe's

3.8

Pretty great place to work!

"The best thing is the commitment TJ's has to promote a sense of community between the Crew…

17

Goldman Sachs

3.7

Great place to work

"Always a challenge, constantly learning. Great Reputation on Wall Street (not main street) Fair…

18

McKinsey & Company

3.7

Good place to grow quickly

"McKinsey's obsession with feedback ensures that employees are constantly developing and growing…

19

Great place to work

Work with smart people. Good work environment. Good hours. Interesting work. Very steady employer…

20

Apple

3.7

Apple is awesome for hard workers.

"Free product depending on your group. If you're truly driven by your work, then this is the…

21

Analog Devices

3.7

A view of a Product Development Engineer at Analog Devices

"The job at ADI is pretty flexible in terms of personal growth. There are…

22

Northwestern Mutual

3.7

Great Company, Hard Work Required

"If you work here, you are your own boss. You have unlimited income potential and you can organize…

23

Procter & Gamble

3.7

Great place to learn and grow

"-lots of opportunities for learning (CPE classes, multi day workshops/trainings, supportive mgt…

24

BB&T

3.7

Best Bank in Town

"Above average benefits: eg, vacation time, 401k match. Commitment to doing it the right way…

25

Synopsys

3.7

Synopsys is the BEST place to work!!!

"Great culture, great leadership, ethics, technology and strong pay for performance philosophy…

26

Chevron

3.7

Thoughts from less than 5 years experience

"Excellent training programs for new employees. Great benefits packages despite marginal…

27

Scottrade

3.7

love it

"great atmosphere caring management excellent benefits fair pay light work load CEO is…

28

Review: A couple of pointers

One of the best places for those with families to work at

29

MassMutual

3.7

Not for the faint of heart

"You are helping people, and they all need help. However, getting them to realize this is the big…

30

Google

3.7

Awesome company with awesome managers

"People are smart, technology is innovative, food is the best. lots of other perks including gym…

31

Travelers Companies

3.6

My experience

Good collaboration within teams and generally people are willing to work together for a common…

32

Fluor

3.6

Fluor

Good company with excellent intalectual property sharing. Good opportunities for work on various…

33

Monsanto Company

3.6

A great place to work

Monsanto offers unlimited opportunity to develop your career through continuous learning and…

34

Publix

3.6

Be ready to work!

"If you work hard at Publix you will advance. However, you must perform at a high level over time…

35

John Deere

3.6

Deere, great traditions, great environment, great package,

"Deere is one of the oldest corporations in America. It focuses on an…

36

Qualcomm

3.6

Lots of smart people to work with

"1. Talented staff all willing to work together. 2. Good benefits and flexible schedule…

37

Morgan Stanley

3.6

Probably best on the street

"Senior management is very technical. Some of them still quite hands on compensation is good in…

38

State Farm

3.6

Great place to work!

Very stable organization and great coworkers. Great company that really is focused on customers…

39

Adobe

3.6

Still good place to work

"Pretty good salaries and excellent benefits, very nice environment with personal office for every…

40

REI

REI

3.6

Great Place to Work

"I have worked for REI for 11 years and have never once dreaded going to work. The people are…

41

Salesforce

3.6

Great product, great people who ask a lot of all employees

"Product is truly remarkable, and the drive to innovate is powerful. Company…

42

Ford Motor

3.6

Pretty Good

"The benefits are pretty good. There's a lot of flexibility when it comes to creating a work life…

43

Turner Broadcasting

3.6

Great Place To Work

"good opportunity for advancement/promotion, support from middle management, fostering a creative…

44

Genentech

3.6

Technical IT Specialist

"Great opportunity to learn. For self-starters, a great environment to be on your own to get…

46

American Express

3.5

Managing Director

"Great for some employees who are fortunate enough to have leaders that allow you to be virtual…

47

NIKE

3.5

Best Job i've had

"amazing benefits, great company, collaborative team environment, extremely smart colleagues…

48

Deutsche Bank

3.5

Good for now, but not sure about the potential growth.

I like the job so far. Possibily because I am working at the Development center…

49

Cummins

3.5

Great place to develop a career!

"Truly global and diverse organization, where cross-functional experience is required and also an…

50

Capital One

3.5

capital one teller

the benefits such as health insurance and dental insurance are great. They were very willing to…

Note: Based on ratings between 12/1/09 - 12/1/10
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