Glassdoor Announces Top 50 Best Places to Work

Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, has announced the 5th annual list of Top 50 Best Places to Work, an Employees’ Choice Award. The list is based entirely on employee satisfaction ratings and company reviews shared throughout the past year – in fact, nearly half a million company reviews and ratings were submitted to Glassdoor since late November 2011.

Included below are some highlights from the list:

Highlights:

  • Top 5 Best Places to WorkFacebook (Rank: #1, Rating: 4.7), McKinsey & Company (Rank: #2, Rating: 4.5), Riverbed Technology (Rank: #3, Rating: 4.5), Bain & Company (Rank: #4, Rating: 4.5) & MD Anderson Cancer Center (Rank: #5, Rating: 4.3).(Company ratings based on a 5-point scale: 1.0=very dissatisfied, 3.0=OK, 5.0=very satisfied).
  • Most Improved CompanyThree employers, Facebook (Rating: 4.7), National Instruments (Rating: 4.2) & Southwest Airlines (Rating: 4.2), tie for the most improved company among winners appearing on both the 2013 and 2012 list – each improving its rating by +.4. Each company also improved its ranking from last year: Facebook (2013: #1, 2012: #3), National Instruments (2013: #8, 2012: #18), & Southwest Airlines (2013: #12, 2012: #17).
  • Best Places to Work 5 Straight Years10 companies on the 2013 list have made it on all prior Best Places to Work lists (2009,20102011 & 2012), including Google (Rank: #6, Rating: 4.3), Chevron (Rank: #13, Rating: 4.1), Apple (Rank: #34, Rating: 3.9), &General Mills (Rank: #35, Rating: 3.9), among others.
  • New to the Best Places to Work list21 companies are making their debut as a Best Place to Work, including In-N-Out Burger(Rank: #9, Rating: 4.2), Orbitz Worldwide (#26, 4.0), JetBlue (Rank: #28, Rating: 3.9), MasterCard (Rank: #29, Rating: 3.9) & IKEA(Rank: #43, Rating: 3.8), among others.

Hear from Facebook’s VP of People about why people love to work there: