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Best Places to Work in 2017

The 2017 List of Best Places to Work Holds Some Major Surprises


What do employees really want? According to Glassdoor's latest list of the 50 Best Places to Work — which is based on employee feedback — companies receive high ratings because of a few key factors: generous pay (Apple), friendly co-workers (Trader Joe's), awesome benefits (Ikea), opportunities for advancement (Boston Consulting Group), and great senior leadership (FedEx Freight).

The 2017 list reveals some intriguing changes from previous years. In 2016, the No. 1 spot was held by Airbnb, but the company had a steep fall from grace on the new list, all the way to No. 35.

In-N-Out Burger cracked the top 10 for the first time, coming in at No. 7, and some total newbies to the list include Microsoft (No. 37) and Lululemon (No. 38). Bain & Company climbed one step from second place to reach the very top spot, while Facebook went from No. 5 in 2016 (and No. 13 in 2015!) to No. 2 for 2017. Keep reading for a peek into the happiest companies.

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The 50 Best Places to Work in 2017

1. Bain & Company

2. Facebook

3. Boston Consulting Group

4. Google

5. World Wide Technology

6. Fast Enterprises

7. In-N-Out Burger

8. LinkedIn

9. Adobe

10. Power Home Remodeling

11. McKinsey & Company

12. Clorox

13. Nestlé Purina PetCare

14. Paylocity

15. SAP

16. MathWorks

17. Salesforce

18. Forrester

19. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

20. Intuit

21. Delta Air Lines

22. Memorial Sloan Kettering

23. DocuSign

24. Concur

25. Akamai

26. Johnson & Johnson

27. H-E-B

28. Southwest Airlines

29. Zillow

30. NVIDIA

31. Keller Williams

32. Genentech

33. Trader Joe's

34. Costco Wholesale

35. Airbnb

36. Apple

37. Microsoft

38. Lululemon

39. FedEx Freight

40. Space Exploration Technologies

41. BASF Corporation

42. Texas Instruments

43. Raising Cane's

44. Mayo Clinic

45. Ikea

46. Aegis Living

47. E. & J. Gallo Winery

48. QuikTrip

49. Gensler

50. Wegmans Food Markets

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