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Facebook tops Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work' list

Facebook tops Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work' list

Seven Boston companies have been ranked on a nationwide survey of best places to work in the United States. That means it beat out companies like Google (No. 5), Lululemon (No. 6), and Microsoft (No. 39).

The job-hunting website on Wednesday released its list of top large companies to work for, as voted by employees. Since we cover technology over here at TechCrunch, we broke out the top 10 tech companies from the list.

And if that's the case, the employers that just made Glassdoor's 10th annual Employees' Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work in 2018, will be ones to keep an eye on in the next year. To be considered for the small and medium category, a company must have less than 1,000 employees and have received at least 25 ratings across eight workplace attributes from US -based employees during the period of eligibility. "We see upwards of 2,500 applicants a month interested in a career with us, and most of our millennial candidates research our culture and workplace extensively before ever making contact", explained Rice.

For the complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2018, please visit: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm. Its employees were described as "excellent, bright, ambitious individuals to work with", while a good high salary and benefits including food, medical, dental, travel expenses, were also listed as desirable benefits.

In previous interviews with Yahoo Finance, Facebook employees said they appreciated the fact that the company embraces transparency and lets workers be themselves.

Glassdoor is one of the largest and fastest growing job sites in the world today. The winners are determined using Glassdoor's proprietary algorithm and are based on reviews and ratings employees shared during the past year.

To put the ranking criteria into context, the average company rating was 3.3 among the more than 700,000 employers reviewed on Glassdoor. For company news and career advice and tips, visit the Glassdoor Blog and for employer-related news and insights to help employers hire, visit the Glassdoor for Employers Blog.

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