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2013’s 100 Best Places to Work

Apart from sleeping, we also spend a huge chunk of our day-to-day lives in the workplace. And, a lot of minute details go into making a job favorable for staff; such as offering the perfect work/life balance. With this in mind, the highly informative, Fortune magazine masterfully honed in on the 100 Best Companies to Work For, in its annual ‘2013’ survey.

Fortune magazine masterfully honed in on the 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Participants of ‘Best Companies’

How are the ‘Best Companies’ chosen? In order to tabulate the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct an employee survey in corporate America. The tune of 280 firms participated in this years’ survey.

Whether you are seeking to re-enter the workforce, seeking to switch companies in the not so distant future or are content with your current place of employment, it doesn’t hurt to take a peek and see how other companies fare. Below is a list of the 100 top-ranking companies in this arena. Take a glimpse at which company dominates the charts as number one.

Rank/Company/No. of Employees/Pct. of Job Growth:  
1, Google, Inc., 34,311, N.A.;
2, SAS, 6,373, 5.6%;
3, CHG Healthcare Services, 1,378, 4.7%;
4, The Boston Consulting Group, Inc., 2,314, 18.6%;
5, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., 43,927, 8.3%;
6, NetApp, 7,426, 7.8%;
7, Hilcorp Energy Company, 1,012, 47.7%;
8, Edward Jones, 35,114, -0.9%;
9, Ultimate Software, 1,440, 18.7%;
10, Camden Property Trust, 1,896, 13%;
11, Qualcomm, 15,693, 17.5%;
12, DreamWorks Animation, 2,181, 1.5%;
13, Quicken Loans Inc., 5,744, 50.9%;
14, Robert W. Baird & Co., 2,612, 4.8%;
15, DPR Construction, 1,371, 8.7%;
16, The Container Store, 3,865, 16.3%;
17, Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), 10,757, 4%;
18, Burns & McDonnell, 3,586, 15.3%;
19, salesforce.com, 5,474, 44.2%;
20, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, 1,396, 5.8%;
21, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., 6,234, 6.7%;
22, Intuit, Inc., 7,405, 4.4%;
23, Alston & Bird LLP, 1,646, 0.1%;
24, World Wide Technology, Inc., 1,816, 23.2%;
25, Plante & Moran, PLLC, 1,584, 7%;
26, Chesapeake Energy, 13,242, 26.1%;
27, Devon Energy, 3,523, 5.9%;
28, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, 7,480, 7.4%;
29, Southern Ohio Medical Center, 2,189, 5.7%;
30, Mercedes-Benz USA, 1,785, 5.7%;
31, Zappos.com, 1,243, -57.3%;
32, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., 3,737, 2.6%;
33, Perkins Coie LLP, 1,945, 7.5%;
34, Rackspace Hosting, 3,571, 22.4%;
35, National Instruments, 3,008, 11.6%;
36, Genentech, 11,148, -3.9%;
37, Nugget Market, Inc., 1,145, -10.9%;
38, NuStar Energy L.P., 1,491, -1.3%;
39, Meridian Health, 9,594, 25.8%;
40, USAA, 23,390, 0.1%;
41, Mayo Clinic, 43,820, 4.7%;
42, Cisco, 35,336, -11.2%;
43, Scripps Health, 12,311, 2.3%;
44, FactSet Research Systems Inc., 1,867, 12%;
45, Baker Donelson, 1,217, 6.7%;
46, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, 6,755, 1.9%;
47, Deloitte, 43,302, 5.6%;
48, Novo Nordisk Inc., 4,057, 2.4%;
49, Atlantic Health System, 8,430, 15.3%;
50, Men’s Wearhouse, 15,261, 2.6%;
51, American Express, 26,983, 0.8%;
52, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 3,666, 1.8%;
53, Scottrade, Inc., 3,347, 9.9%;
54, Autodesk, Inc., 3,012, 11.7%;
55, Umpqua Bank, 2,341, 4.8%;
56, Navy Federal Credit Union, 8,734, 9.7%;
57, Ernst & Young LLP, 27,041, 11.6%;
58, The Everett Clinic, 2,377, 15.6%;
59, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, 1,776, 3.9%;
60, Teach For America, Inc., 1,682, 16.7%;
61, Stryker, 10,696, 3.1%;
62, Arnold & Porter LLP, 1,388, 10.5%;
63, Hitachi Data Systems, 2,216, 14.4%;
64, Marriott International, Inc., 99,174, -10.3%;
65, Darden Restaurants, 177,655, 5.1%;
66, QuikTrip, 12,625, 6.3%;
67, The Methodist Hospital System, 12,952, 6.5%;
68, Intel Corporation, 48,350, 9%;
69, OhioHealth, 14,689, 13.4%;
70, ARI, Automotive Resources International, 1,276, 14.5%;
71, Whole Foods Market, 64,127, 7.2%;
72, EOG Resources, Inc., 2,266, 9%;
73, PCL Construction Enterprises, Inc., 1,296, 2.7%;
74, CarMax, 16,455, 6%;
75, Microsoft Corporation, 55,455, 2%;
76, Baptist Health South Florida, 14,145, 6.8%;
77, Publix Super Markets, 151,889, 0.7%;
78, Build-A-Bear Workshop, 3,460, -11.5%;
79, TEKsystems, 3,165, 3.9%;
80, Rothstein Kass, 1,043, 21.8%;
81, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 34,237, 12.2%;
82, Bingham McCutchen LLP, 1,359, -8.7%;
83, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, 12,763, 2.7%;
84, Aflac, Inc., 4,543, 5.7%;
85, Balfour Beatty Construction, 2,543, 24.8%;
86, TDIndustries, 1,660, 7.1%;
87, Capital One, 36,394, 31%;
88, Nordstrom, Inc., 58,140, 14.4%;
89, Roche Diagnostics Corporation, 4,152, 0%;
90, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, 15,169, 5%;
91, Accenture, 38,000, 6.2%;
92, Hasbro, Inc., 2,703, -10.5%;
93, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 13,326, -6.1%;
94, Starbucks, 114,790, 2.5%;
95, Mars, Inc., 11,985, -1.2%;
96, Mattel, Inc., 5,404, 4.8%;
97, Aéropostale, Inc., 21,850, -0.3%;
98, FedEx Corporation, 228,866, -0.2%;
99, Grainger, 15,173, 4.3%;
100, CH2M HILL, 13,748, 4.7%.

Source: Cable News Network (CNN)

Web Links:

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/2013/list/?iid=bc_sp_full-;

http://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-companies/100-best-companies-to-work-for

Kimberly Williams

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