10 Tech Companies That Are the Best Places to Work
To be considered a great place to work, technology companies understand that they need to provide more than good food, happy hours, free massages and Foosball tables. They must proactively build a corporate culture that embraces collaboration, professional growth, transparency and innovation. At least that's how countless employees have described the following employers, which rank in the top 10 among IT industry companies in Glassdoor's most recent annual "Employees' Choice Awards 2016." The organizations here were selected based on their workers' ratings with respect to senior leadership and management, career opportunities, compensation and benefits, culture and values, and work-life balance. A total of 21 tech companies made the top 50 list—more than any other industry. It may come as a surprise that the top winner here isn't Google, Facebook or any of the other "usual suspects" that end up as No. 1 on these types of rankings. (Although both of these high-profile players did make the top 10.) That demonstrates that, when it comes to your employees, you don't need to be the biggest to be the best, but you do have to provide what employees need to excel at their jobs and advance in their careers. The awards "recognize employers where people love to work solely based on the authentic voice of those who really know a company best—the employees," said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO and co-founder."For anyone hoping to find a job and company they love, these companies stand tallest for providing an outstanding work environment and company culture."