Top 10 Companies to Work For in 2010

All the major companies are again on a hiring spree. We are back in business!!! The Fortune magazine has come out with the latest list of top-notch companies to look for in 2010. These companies give amiable atmosphere to their employees, making the whole work experience enjoyable and truly enriching. So, here we go with the top companies everyone would like to be a part of.

Top 10 Companies to Work for in 2010

1. SAS- Software Solutions

Number of employees– 11,066

Why is it great?

  • High-quality child care ($410 per month)
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • 45% women employees
  • 90% health insurance premium coverage
  • 66,000-square-foot fitness center for free
  • On-site child care
  • Summer camp for kids

2. Edward Jones- Financial Services Firm

Number of employees– 37,024

Why is it great?

  • Hired some 698 financial advisors within ten months of the 2008 slump
  • Planning to hire 500 more employees
  • No lay-offs during the slump
  • Job sharing program
  • Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples

3. Wegman’s Food Market- Retail (Grocery)

Number of employees– 36,770

Why is it great?

  • Never had lay-offs in its 94 years of existence
  • 50 hours of professional training
  • Remarkable 53% women employees
  • 11% workforce has been with the company for 15 years
  • On-site fitness center

4. Google- Computing and Internet searching technologies

Number of employees– 20,621

Why is it great?

  • Stock-option exchange program
  • 20% of the time the engineers can devote to the project of their choice
  • On-site child care
  • Adoption assistance
  • On-site fitness center

5. Nugget Market- Retail (Grocery)

Number of employees– 1,342

Why is it great?

  • 100% health coverage
  • Cards for 10% discount on $500 on groceries
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Executive team washed the cars of associates in an employee-appreciation event

6. Dreamworks Animation- Animated Films

Number of employees– 1,840

Why is it great?

  • Culture of openness and collaboration
  • Easy-going atmosphere
  • Hands-on experience
  • Paid sabbaticals
  • On-site fitness center

7. NetApp- Data Storage Devices

Number of employees– 8,380

Why is it great?

  • Employee stock option exchange during financial crisis
  • Incentive compensation
  • Egalitarian work culture
  • Practical management ethics
  • 5 paid leaves for volunteer work
  • $11,390 adoption aid
  • Autism coverage

8. Boston Consulting Group- Management Consulting Firm

Number of employees– 4,400

Why is it great?

  • High quality health benefits
  • 100% health coverage
  • 100% fertility treatment coverage
  • Recruitment of minorities
  • Nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation

9. Qualcomm- Wireless Communication

Number of employees– 15,136

Why is it great?

  • A healthy environment
  • Baseball games
  • White-water rafting
  • Surfing lessons
  • Kayaking tours
  • Bowling
  • Volunteering opportunities

10. Camden Property Trust- Real Estate Investment Trust

Number of employees– 1,743

Why is it great?

  • On-site fitness center
  • 100% medical coverage
  • Education opportunities to continue education
  • Nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation
  • Offers domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples

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