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Top 9 Places Professionals Want To Work

Top 9 Places Professionals Want To Work

Business networking site LinkedIn (parent company, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) released its 2017 Top Companies List, an annual ranking of the top places its users would like to work. LinkedIn creates its list based on searches, views, job applications and engagement among the 500 million users on its platform.

Tech companies dominated the list of the hottest places to work, but there were some blue-chip companies at the top as well.

Here’s a rundown of the top nine names.

9. Walt Disney

Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) provides free admission to all of its theme parks to its employees and their family members.

8. Time Warner

Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) employees enjoy in-office screenings of top company TV shows and movies.

7. Apple

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has just 10-percent retail workforce turnover each year compared to 80 percent for the tech industry as a whole.

6. Tesla

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) provides the opportunity for employees to work on the cutting edge of the auto, energy and technology fields.

5. Uber

Despite negative headlines about its company’s work culture, LinkedIn reports that Uber job applications nearly doubled in early 2017.

4. Salesforce, inc. (NYSE: CRM) allows employees eight extra paid days off per year to pursue charity work and provides six months of parental leave for primary caregivers.

3. Facebook

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) is one of the top-tier technology companies in the fields of software engineering, infrastructure, machine learning, data analytics and marketing.

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2. Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) allows dogs at its headquarters, and employees are allowed to transfer six weeks of paid parental leave to a spouse who is not eligible for leave through another employer.

1. Alphabet

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and its subsidiary Google have a legendary reputation for workplace environment. In addition to the massive amount of resources at employees disposal, bikes, free food and Foosball are all mainstays of Google headquarters.

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