To be ranked, companies have to employ at least 1,000 staff and had to have at least 30 reviews for each of the eight workplace attributes (overall company rating, career opportunities, compensation & benefits, culture & values, senior management, work/life balance, recommend to a friend and business outlook) taken into account as part of the awards algorithm.
The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by US -based employees between November 1, 2016 and October 22, 2017. The Employees' Choice Awards program, now in its 10th year, relies exclusively on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor.
"We are continuously inspired and encouraged by the positive feedback we receive from our employees through Glassdoor", said David Rice, founder and CEO of New Home Star.
But even the best places to work have drawbacks.
The Best Places to Work are identified by analyzing company reviews shared by US -based employees within the a year ago.
The gaming industry is not that well represented but this list covers all industries in the USA, many of them in the tech space.
Another remarked: "If you are looking for job satisfaction, reward and enjoyment, this is an ideal company to work for".
Facebook was ranked as the best place to work, followed by Bain and Company.
"Our employees continue to be our greatest asset. We're proud to celebrate the 2018 winners as we mark our 10th anniversary of the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards".
"Ten years ago, employees largely relied on reputation" to determine whether to work for a company, says Scott Dobroski, head of Glassdoor's awards program.