Best places to work in 2019: Guess who was removed from No. 1? Do check surprise at No. 8 and who all are missing in top 10 list!

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 06, 2018, 07:40 PM IST

Best companies to work for is a list that every employer and employee wants their company to be featured in. However, it is very hard to get there and even tougher to stay on top, as Facebook has found to its cost! Listicles like these can very well make and break companies reputations in the mind of job seekers who don't want to get stuck in a company that may negatively impact their careers. Yes, job seekers are in the driver's seat in today's labour market and prior to accepting a new job, they do check the inner workings of a company, and decide accordingly. In year 2017, social media giant Facebook topped the list as the best place to work, but this year, it fell to No. 7. The reasons are splashed across almost every newspaper and news website in the world. While Facebook still managed to retain its positioning in the top 10 best companies to work for in 2019 list outed by Glassdoor, check here who the other ones are that beat the Mark Zuckerberg led social network giant. Shockingly, Microsoft, led by Indian origin Satya Nadella, the company that is skyrocketing in value back to the top of corporate America, challenging Apple and Amazon, is nowhere on the top 10 list!  Significantly, while Amazon doesn't figure in the top 100 on the list, Microsoft is at No. 34 with a rating of 4.3 and Apple is at No. 71 with a rating of 4.3.


1. Bain & Company: With the highest rating of 4.6, management consulting firm Bain & Company has topped the Glassdoor's list as the best place to work for in 2019. Bain employees reportedly told Glassdoor that the company does a good job of investing in their workers and making them feel supported. Image source: Glassdoor


2. Zoom Video Communications: With Glassdoor rating of 4.5, this Communications firm, founded in 2011, aims at developing a people-centric cloud service that transforms the real-time collaboration experience and improves the quality and effectiveness of communications. Image source: Glassdoor


3. In-N-Out Burger: A Food service company follows simple philosophy of serve only the highest quality product, prepare it in a clean and sparkling environment and serve it in a warm and friendly manner. The company gets Glassdoor rating of 4.5, and stands at third spot. Image source:


4. Procore Technologies: With Glassdoor rating of 4.5, the Software company connects people, applications and devices through a unified platform to help construction professionals manage risk and build quality projects. Image source: Glassdoor


5. Boston Consulting Group: The Management consulting company is at 5th spot with Glassdoor rating of 4.5. The mission of the company is to bring right people together to challenge established thinking and drive transformation. Image source:


6. LinkedIn: The Social media company, which gets a Glassdoor rating of 4.5, connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. Image source: Reuters


7. Facebook: With Glassdoor rating of 4.5, the Social media company has made the world closer to each other, as it has facilitated people to use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world and to share and express what matters to them. Image source: Reuters


8. Google: Surprisingly, this search giant, which is led by Indian origin Sundar Pichai is virtually at the end of top 10 list! With Glassdoor rating of 4.4, this Internet services and search engine giant is facilitating the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful. Image source: Reuters


9. Lululemon: The Apparel firm is at 9th position with Glassdoor rating of 4.4. The Canadian firm, founded in 1998, is a technical athletic apparel company for yoga, running, training and most other sweaty pursuits. Image source: Reuters


10. Southwest Airlines: With a Glassdoor rating of 4.4, the Transportation company is dedicated in providing the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, and individual pride. Image source: Reuters