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Here are the 50 best places to work

Published Dec 9th, 2015 8:05PM EST
Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2015
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Looking for a new job? If so then you’ll definitely want to consult Glassdoor’s list of the 50 best places to work this year. While this year’s list features a lot of familiar names from previous years’ lists such as Facebook and Google, the top entry is something of a surprise: Airbnb, which didn’t crack last year’s top 50 at all.

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So what is it that employees love so much about working at Airbnb? Here’s a sample of some employee reviews:

  • “Amazing culture with inspiring benefits laden work environment. Entire business is innovation driven with ethic that supports individual autonomy.”
  • “Open-minded workplace with a deep sense of humility and passion. Strong set of core value that promote a generally positive work atmosphere. Upper management is very mindful of long-term growth and development. The food program is unrivaled and very well balanced. Every meal is made in-house with a variety of options (ie vegetarian, gluten-free, etc). Difference is truly embraced and celebrated here.”
  • “I’m a software engineer that previously worked at Facebook. I can definitely say that the work here is more exciting than my previous company. Airbnb is a much smaller company and each engineer plays a large role in the impact of the company. I enjoy the company culture and you’ll feel a ton of energy in the office. We move fast and are always making big changes to our product. As a engineer here, you get a lot of say over how the product is designed and control on what projects you want to work on.”

Here’s the full list of the 50 best places to work according to Glassdoor users. To learn more about each company, be sure to check out its rankings at this link.

  1. Airbnb
  2. Bain & Company
  3. Guidewire
  4. Hubspot
  5. Facebook
  6. LinkedIn
  7. Boston Consulting Group
  8. Google
  9. Nestle Purina PetCare
  10. Zillow
  11. Eastman Chemical
  12. World Wide Technology
  13. In-N-Out Burger
  15. Power Home Remodeling Group
  16. Expedia
  17. H E B
  18. Riot Games
  19. Adobe
  20. Memorial Sloan Kettering
  21. Delta Air Lines
  22. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  23. Protiviti
  24. QuirkTrip
  25. Apple
  26. Twitter
  27. Vivint Solar
  28. Paycom
  29. Wegmans Food Markets
  30. Slalom Consulting
  31. Akamai
  32. Salesforce
  33. F5 Networks
  34. Genentech
  35. Workday
  36. Turner Construction
  37. Red Hat
  38. Gensler
  39. Chevron
  40. Costco Wholesale
  41. GE Aviation
  42. Southwest Airlines
  43. Stryker
  44. Gartner
  45. REI
  46. Red Bull
  47. Nike
  48. Total Quality Logistics
  49. Concur
  50. SolarCity


Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.