Google, Netflix, and Apple remain most desirable places to work, according to survey

Airbnb, SpaceX and Hulu are at the top of the list of private companies along with two fintech firms.

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Tech companies took a third of the top spots in terms of best places to work based on employee ratings, according to a Glassdoor report.

The biggest tech companies are as good at building their brands as they are building products and services. In a recent survey of tech workers, Hired found that the majority of respondents want to work for established tech companies on the West Coast. Google, Netflix, and Apple won in the top 3 spots among public companies in this survey of companies with the most desirable brand. Google’s brand scored 87 at the top of the list with Netflix at 82 and Apple at 77 in second and third. Twitter earned a 60 in spot number 15. Public companies had lower brand scores overall ranging from 76 to 40.

While there are no surprises on among the public companies, the list of  top 15 private companies presents more interesting results. San Francisco and Los Angeles dominate this group too, but three companies in New York City and one in Austin made the list as well. This was the first appearance on the list for 12 of the companies.

The private company list includes more variety than the public company list as well:

On the private company list, Airbnb has the highest brand positivity score at 76 while coinbase, in spot Number 15, scored a 40.  

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What about the world outside California?

In addition to the Top 15 lists, Hired looked at companies in individual markets in places such as Chicago, Toronto, or London, which is helpful if you don’t want to live on either coast of America or in the US.


Source: Hired 2019 Global Brand Health Report