The 10 Best Companies to Work for, According to Linkedin
Some companies rise above the rest when it comes to benefits: time off, company-wide bonding getaways, salary averages. Everyone is looking for something specific to their own situation, and Linkedin is the obvious place to go when you're dipping your toe into the “seeking employees” pool.
The professional platform released its annual list of the top companies based on users' interest in available jobs, the brand and its employees, and employee retention. LinkedIn identifies the top 50, and we're highlighting the top 10 to give you a quick glance at the contenders.
Did your employer make the list?
If you're thinking, “Wow, I've never heard of this one!” think again. Alphabet is better known by its main division, a little thing called Google.
According to LinkedIn, Amazon has won three Oscars in the past 12 months. The company also offers “leave share,” meaning employees can give up to six weeks of paid leave to a spouse or partner if they aren't able to take parental leave at their own job.
According to LinkedIn, Facebook loves to ask one particular question during job interviews: “What does your best day of work look like?” Study up, job seekers.
In addition to the usual vacation, personal, and sick time off, employees also receive eight days every year where they are encouraged to give back to causes they enjoy.
Uber has its own school for training nUbers — what they call new Uber employees. It's called Uberversity, and it's three days of training and meeting with the company leadership team.
This auto and technology company has a ton of jobs open, according to LinkedIn — about 2,500 positions around the world.
Keep an eye on Apple's careers website. “Our goal is to double the size of our services business in the next four years,” CEO Tim Cook told LinkedIn.
8. Time Warner
One of the best perks Time Warner employees can enjoy? In-office screenings of new releases.
9. The Walt Disney Company
Not only do employees of The Walt Disney Company get free passes to Disney parks for themselves and their families, but they also have the opportunity to participate in the annual employee canoe race around Tom Sawyer Island.
10. Comcast NBCUniversal
Are/were you in the military? If you're looking for a job, Comcast NBCUniversal says they're looking to hire 10,000 people from the military community before the end of 2017. Dust up those resumes.
Check out the full list of 50 companies on LinkedIn.