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Glassdoor’s 10th Annual Best Places to Work Revealed: Facebook Earns #1 Spot

When over a quarter of the world’s population uses your company’s product, it’s hard not to take pride in where you work. Add to that stellar leadership, a top-notch culture and meaningful, exciting work, and you’ve got the makings of the #1 Best Place to Work — an honor that Facebook has now clinched for the third time in the ten years that Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards have been around, marking their eighth consecutive time on the list overall.

With a company rating of 4.6, Facebook employees are especially appreciative of working with smart and innovative colleagues; unique career opportunities, including the ability to grow in a team, transfer to a new one or even work in different offices/locations; a mission to “Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together”; and transparent management, which clearly lays out the company’s plan, goals and vision — employees can even join CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior leaders for a weekly Q&A.

And of course, Facebook is legendary for its perks. Free meals and snacks, onsite health and dental centers, laundry services and four months of paid parental leave are among some of their most notable benefits. These perks aren’t just hyped-up offerings that nobody actually takes advantage of, either — Facebook confirms that Zuckerberg himself is on parental leave the entire month of December.

While Facebook takes home the top honor this year, Glassdoor has recognized a total of 100 companies in our 2018 Best Places to Work list for U.S. Large Employers (defined as more than 1,000 employees), up from 50 in years past. Beyond that, we’ve also compiled Best Places to Work Lists for U.S. Small & Medium Companies (fewer than 1,000 employees), the UK, Canada, France and Germany.*

Here are a few of the other top U.S. winners:

Top 5 Best Places to Work: U.S. Large Employers

1. Facebook

Company Rating: 4.6

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2. Bain & Company

Company Rating: 4.6

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3. Boston Consulting Group

Company Rating: 4.6

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4. In-N-Out Burger

Company Rating: 4.6

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5. Google

Company Rating: 4.6

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Top 5 Best Places to Work: U.S. Small & Medium Employers

1. Silverline

Company Rating: 4.9

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2. New Home Star

Company Rating: 4.9

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3. Next Century

Company Rating: 4.9

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4. Acceleration Partners

Company Rating: 4.9

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5. Zoom Video Communications

Company Rating: 4.9

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For ten years now, we’ve taken great pride in honoring companies that employees love working for — and we don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. With winners determined solely based on employee feedback — no nomination process, no employee surveys or questionnaires and certainly no costs or fees involved — making it to Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list is truly an elite honor. Congratulations to all companies recognized, and to job seekers: if you’re looking to make your next career move, check out open positions at the Best Places to Work now!

Think your company has what it takes to be a Best Place to Work? Share a review!

Employers — wondering why you didn’t make the list, and how you can be considered next year? Read here.

*Each list was compiled using Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, and each company overall rating determined based on the quantity, quality and consistency of reviews during the period of eligibility. For the full methodology, visit here.

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