Facebook Drops 16 Spots on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2020 List

LinkedIn, Google and Apple slid, as well

No. 1, to No. 7, to No. 23 ... - Credit by vokri/iStock
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It’s not always sunny in Menlo Park, Calif., as Facebook slipped from No. 1 on job and recruiting site Glassdoor’s list of Best Places to Work in 2018 to No. 7 on the 2019 list, followed by a plummet to No. 23 on the just-released Best Places to Work in 2020 list.

LinkedIn took a little bit of a hit, too, sliding to No. 12 in the 2020 rankings from No. 6 last year.

Google lost three spots, finishing at No 11, while Apple dropped 13 spots to No. 84.

HubSpot topped the list for the first time, and newcomers to the top 100 in the tech sector were SurveyMonkey, Dell Technologies and Slack.

A total of 31 tech companies wound up in the top 100:

  • HubSpot (No. 1, 4.6 rating)
  • DocuSign (No. 3, 4.6)
  • Ultimate Software (No. 8, 4.5)
  • Google (No. 11, 4.5)
  • LinkedIn (No. 12, 4.5)
  • MathWorks (No. 16, 4.5)
  • Nvidia (No. 20, 4.4)
  • Microsoft (No. 21, 4.4)
  • Facebook (No. 23, 4.4)
  • Compass (No. 32, 4.4)
  • SurveyMonkey (No. 33, 4.4)
  • Salesforce (No. 34, 4.4)
  • Kronos (No. 35, 4.4)
  • VMware (No. 36, 4.4)
  • Adobe (No. 39, 4.4)
  • AppFolio (No. 45, 4.4)
  • SAP (No. 48, 4.3)
  • CDW (No. 51, 4.3)
  • Yardi Systems (No. 53, 4.3)
  • JDA Software (No. 57, 4.3)
  • Nextiva (No. 64, 4.3)
  • Paycom (No. 65, 4.3)
  • Dell Technologies (No. 67, 4.3)
  • Slack (No. 69, 4.3)
  • Intuit (No. 70, 4.3)
  • Noom (No. 75, 4.3)
  • UST Global (No. 76, 4.3)
  • Cisco Systems (No. 77, 4.3)
  • Apple (No. 84, 4.3)
  • Epic (No. 96, 4.3)
  • Intel (No. 100, 4.3)

Glassdoor president, chief operating officer and incoming CEO Christian Sutherland-Wong said in a release, “This year marks the shift to a culture-first decade in the workplace. Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards winners are employers that are prioritizing culture, mission and employees at the heart of everything they do. In turn, their employees have spoken and are recognizing them truly as the Best Places to Work in 2020. In addition to putting culture and mission at the core of how they operate, this year’s winners stand out for promoting transparency with employees, offering career growth opportunities and providing work driven by impact and purpose. Congratulations go to all of the exceptional employers this year who stand out in the eyes of their employees.”


david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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