The Ten Best Tech Companies for Employees

By Dennis McCafferty
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    Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri co-founded the company in 2005 at a diner near Lake Tahoe. One employee calls Bhusri the Picasso of technology, saying: "The culture here is reflective of his love [of] this work."

According to a recent survey, the best tech company in the world is not Google, Twitter or any of the other "usual suspects" that frequently dominate "best employer" lists. Instead, it's a company that specializes in the more traditional world of cloud-based human resources and finance applications. But don't worry: Google and Twitter still show up in this top 10 list, which was published by Great Place to Work's "Great Rated!" Companies were selected based on average scores provided by nearly 50,000 employee survey participants. Great Rated! has actually cited 20 companies overall, broken down into categories of large enterprises and small/medium businesses, but the following is the top 10 ranking. Given the well-reported struggles that organizations in all industries face in hiring qualified technology professionals, most could probably benefit from introducing at least some of the following cultural practices of these tech companies. (The cultural practices were compiled from news articles and online job reviews, as well as the companies' Websites.)

This article was originally published on 2014-10-21
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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