Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google is leading for the sixth year in a row in the best 100 companies to work for. Technology companies are faring relatively well but they do not dominate on the list.
Google takes the lead again
Google has taken the best company to work for title since 2007. Since then and even before, Google has maintained the traditional of making its employees feel special. They are pampered, well fed, stimulated and always eager to work hard. Google has gone ahead to create a felicitous working environment something companies without its kind of cash flow can only dream about. The benefits of working for Google do not stop at the employee level, their spouses also are put into consideration.
Other best companies to work for
The other tech companies leading the list in the top ten bracket are Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) and The Ultimate Software Group Inc (NASDAQ:ULTI). Salesforce is a marketing machine who views their employee’s satisfaction from the point of differentiation. Ultimate on the other hand offer human resources programs in Florida. During the survey, employees in Ultimate highlighted on the closeness they feel for one another in the workplace. They gave their full support to the company in the application to Fortune. Every worker is also welcomed with restricted stock units in the first day at work.
Why Salesforce is the best company to work for
Salesforce is reported to have invested a whopping $3 million to address its gender pay gap in 2015. This strategy among other factors has benefited the company in many ways. Salesforce has become the ideal workplace for skilled women in the tech field. The rate of women who want to work in Salesforce has rose from 85% in 2014 to 93% today. It is not surprising then that Salesforce’s growth rate is higher than its competitors.
Tech companies have to up their game
Bearing the fact that tech companies are the most dominant in the economy, non tech firms get more attention in the best work places competition. Trust has been identified as the quality employees are seeking from their employers. Companies that fully trust their workers emerge as the best in terms of working environment. They also perform better financially than companies without trust in its workforce.