Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2019

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Hilton
Hospitality
McLean, VA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Hilton is like my second home where respect and trust is always available to each member of the family. Hilton recognizes and rewards employee's efforts and achievements, and consistently ensures that every employee knows their work is meaningful.
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Asana
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Asana empowers their employees to make change and create new ideas. This is great because it allows employees to have a direct impact on where the business is going. Everyone has a say in what happens.
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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Hospitality
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
It's difficult in life to find a community where you can truly feel comfortable being yourself. Since day 1, Kimpton has always felt like a safe and welcoming place. In a society where people are constantly ridiculed, Kimpton is a sanctuary.
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Conviva
Information Technology
Foster City, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I have a strong feeling of working as a family. The management group cares about people not because we are employees. They are willing to help me not only professionally but also in other personal areas when necessary.
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Workday
Information Technology
Pleasanton, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Genuinely an employee-first company. We take great care to make sure the employees feel like they have what they need to get their job done, as well as what they need to support their life outside of work.
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Gusto
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Gusto goes above and beyond to make decisions based on our core values. We want work to empower a better life, and this is reflected in our inclusive and thoughtful benefits, a reflection of how Gusto drives decisions with our mission and values.
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Stryker Corporation
Manufacturing & Production
Kalamazoo, MI, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
From the start I was given opportunities with the right level of guidance and mentorship to ensure I was set up for success. What's more, the relationships I've formed over the years have turned colleagues into some of my best friends.
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SurveyMonkey, Inc.
Information Technology
San Mateo, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
SurveyMonkey has an amazing set of values and the company as a whole reiterates the importance of living up to them, for the benefit of our customers, employees and business. Great work is appreciated and every employee can be their own self.
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Salesforce
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The Ohana spirit is what makes Salesforce different. The executive team overall believes and practices Ohana. At the end of the day, you get the best work out of people when you treat them fairly.
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HoneyBook
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
HoneyBook is an incredibly people-focused company, which starts with the founders. Every decision we've made comes back to our core values: People come first, we go the extra mile, we love what we do, we are fearless, we are family.
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Cooley LLP
Professional Services
Palo Alto, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Cooley's emphasis on and support for teamwork and a cooperative/collaborative culture goes way beyond the rhetoric - it becomes the predominant attitude and way of work/life to the point where it is ingrained, assumed and natural.
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Cumulus Networks
Information Technology
Mountain View, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The leadership is very open and honest about the operating business details. Strategy, unhappy customers, customer success stories, investors, partnerships and opportunies are all discussed with equal openness and candor.
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Zillow Group
Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Everybody's work is visible. Good work is truly appreciated. Sincere care about people, feel good at work. Not just talk, a real action on company values. Great for women engineers. Truly welcomes diversity.
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ENGEO Incorporated
Engineering
San Ramon, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
People have a passion about doing the best they can. They do it everyday. That applies inside and outside the company. Engeo has done a excellent job of hiring people that fit and make the workplace better for all.
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Orrick
Professional Services
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
There is a high level of transparency in terms of strategy and performance; and a high degree of focus on innovation and collaboration. Employees are encouraged to suggest new ways of doing things and contributions and ideas are celebrated.
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Chegg
Information Technology
Santa Clara, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The genuine care that everyone, including management, gives to each employee is unique in a company this size. I really feel that Chegg lives up to the values we've set together as a company, it's not just lip service.
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Slalom, LLC.
Professional Services
Seattle, WA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
People are encouraged to be themselves and the office celebrates the unique facets of San. Francisco while still keeping a global focus. They are truly an exemplary model of consulting that encourages ALL employees to develop new and innovative ideas
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Front
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
There is room for career growth, we have twice yearly off-sites to build cross-team relationships, we practice radical candor and give feedback so that everyone can learn and improve. It all comes from how much everybody cares about each other.
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KPMG LLP
Professional Services
New York, NY, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The feeling of community. KPMG is small enough yet that you feel like you certainly know not just your team, but much of the firm. We have done a great job of building a culture of collaboration and mutual support. I plan on staying for a long time.
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Collective Health
Financial Services & Insurance
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The mission at Collective Health unites and motivates our team to be an exceptional company working to change how we understand, navigate and pay for health care in the US. The team is very diverse and includes talent from a variety of backgrounds.
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Cisco
Information Technology
San Jose, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Their are incredible people who are willing to help everywhere you look at Cisco. You have the ability to build your own career and respect to do it with flexibility needed -- like work from home and choose your own schedule.
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Shipt
Information Technology
Birmingham, AL, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Everyone at the company has the opportunity to move/get promoted to other roles! Also, the amount of trust that employees are getting from managers are great, which results in a high amount of autonomy and productivity.
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Adobe
Information Technology
San Jose, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I have been treated as an equal from day one by all members of my organization. The diversity here in age, race and gender, are some of the best I've seen at companies in the Bay Area. There is a reason people tend to have long careers here.
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Sumo Logic, Inc.
Information Technology
Redwood City, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Sumo culture is seen and felt globally, and differentiates us in how we attract, retain and grow people here. Transparency, no politicking, taking risks without being afraid of failure epitomizes Sumo values and why people love being here.
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Perkins Coie, LLP
Professional Services
Seattle, WA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I find the culture at the firm very open, friendly and tolerant. I never feel uncomfortable personally, and can always express my views. When decisions are made, they are explained and it is clear that management is very thoughtful and open minded.
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UserTesting
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
This culture is hands-down the best one that I've ever been a part of. One of the 5 core values is "Be Kind" and this is something that I've seen first-hand with every person that works here. People here genuinely care for one another.
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Deloitte
Professional Services
New York, NY, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Deloitte's innovative entrepreneurial spirit provides ample opportunity for professional growth and reinvention. It is a great place to have a career if you are ambitious, diligent, curious and have a passion for global business services.
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LiveRamp
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
LiveRamp is willing to take risks on people once they're hired - it's a great place to switch roles and try new jobs. There are many opportunities to try your hand at a new role. This makes it a great place to expand your skillset.
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Intuit Inc.
Information Technology
Mountain View, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Strong focus on employees. We have great benefits and great facilities and employee survey results are taken very seriously. Also executive leadership, CEO in particular, is first rate. There is a strong focus on doing what's right for our customers.
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Thumbtack, Inc.
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
An amazing team that's smart, passionate, and humble. When I joined the team it was much smaller, about 40 people and I'm super excited that we've maintained this throughout the explosive growth of the company.
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Dropbox
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Above all, Dropbox is a great place because people genuinely care about each other here. Even after growing in size, it still feels like a very closely knit place. People are driven, motivated and hold themselves to a very high standard.
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Roblox Corporation
Media
San Mateo, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
This is truly an amazing place to work. Challenging projects keep things fun. Management always listens to what you have to say. You can see the impact your work has on our users. Coworkers are intelligent and a pleasure to work with.
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NVIDIA
Information Technology
Santa Clara, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
There is a unique culture at Nvidia and it is an exciting place to work. Everyone is encouraged to think differently and we all genuinely care about the Company and the people. We all feel part of the success.
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Ripple
Other
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I've never before been at a company where everyone has a clear sense of mission, and what the shared goal is. That is obvious from day one. I also love my coworkers, and they make me happy to come to work every day (along with the work itself).
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New Relic
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
This company truly holds our 5 embodied core value traits: bold, authentic, accountable, passionate, connected. Managers help associates succeed and take steps to get to the next level in their career and also encourage work/life balance.
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Tanium
Information Technology
Emeryville, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Ideas and creativity and drive are all appreciated here. It's the best run startup I've ever participated in. Management is passionate about keeping their employees long term. I don't feel worked too hard, and I feel really appreciated.
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Box, Inc.
Information Technology
Redwood City, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
We have an incredibly passionate and involved CEO who stays connected to all levels of the business and ensures our values are maintained. People are encouraged to bring their true self to work and not conform to any ideal standard.
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Care Indeed, Inc.
Aging Services
Menlo Park, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The people at Care Indeed are very welcoming and supportive. Everyone is always willing to lend a helping hand and listen. We value and respect each other. We are there for our team not just in good times but most especially in times of adversity.
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Atlassian
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
It is such a welcoming community that values us as employees and values our friends and family. I love how open and honest this company is, how we are encouraged to do what we believe is right, and the values Atlassian holds and takes seriously.
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Sage Intacct
Information Technology
San Jose, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The ability to work remotely and the support for work life balance are both huge benefits. Having the executive team and management sit in the same areas as other employees reinforces a true open door policy and makes them more approachable.
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SAP America Inc.
Information Technology
Newtown Square, PA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
SAP offers opportunity to everyone regardless of race, sexual orientation, disabilities including autism. That is truly amazing to be in an environment where everyone is not only accepted but celebrated.
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Sauce Labs
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
We foster an environment that promotes people learning new skills and pushing themselves. The company is responsible to our investors but is focused on customers and employees. We are running a healthy business and that is important.
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Swinerton Incorporated
Construction & Real Estate
San Francico, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
As an employee-owned organization our people are our greatest assets. Being able to truly rely on one another across the organization is a simple but unique aspect that Swinerton maintains.
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Borrego Solar
Engineering
San Diego, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Borrego has a supportive and innovative culture. People here are given the tools to succeed and clearly defined goals but not micromanaged on how to get there. Our company's leadership is smart, friendly, and approachable.
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Accenture
Professional Services
New York, NY, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Accenture has a sincere focus on diversity with regard to gender, race, sexuality etc. I feel that the company has a great deal of talented people with amazing ideas and that they take great strides to foster creativity within the organization.
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ShareThis, Inc
Advertising & Marketing
Palo Alto, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
The spirit of collaboration and teamwork is palpable. Every place I've worked has claimed these core values, but ShareThis embodies it. Everyone truly can make an impact and ideas are welcomed from any person in any department.
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Sunrise Senior Living
Other
Company Profile
What employees are saying
This is a very mission driven company and people really do come first. I have been given the opportunity to advance my career and people throughout the organization recognize my contributions. I feel very much a part of this company.
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Forward
Health Care
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Management is incredibly transparent and this ensures that everyone feels included and instills trust and confidence throughout the organization. Culture is a major focus for the organization and special care is taken with each new hire.
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Rosendin Electric
Construction
San Jose, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Overall the executive leadership is very easy to approach and talk to and is very receptive of new ideas from others. This has made me feel like an integral part of the company and drives me to continue to do everything I can to help it succeed.
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Zuora
Information Technology
San Mateo, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Great leadership in the company that is always looking for new and improved benefits to give to its employees. I also love the ZEO culture where you can stand up and help make anything happen. This is not only encouraged, but also rewarded.
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Nugget Market, Inc.
Retail
Woodland, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Super fun place to work! I can really be myself when I work here. Nugget does a great job in creating a family culture, one where you feel almost "at home" when ever at work. Corporate does a great job putting on fun things for us to do.
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Unity Technologies
Information Technology
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Unity really knows how to 1) take care of their employees, 2) hire managers that know how to lead the organization, and 3) position itself well in the market. I am very proud to work here and the benefits are great.
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Arista Networks
Information Technology
Santa Clara, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
It is always amazing to see how much people care about what they do. There is always a focus on doing a task the best it can be done without egos getting in the way. It is a very fair workplace and I genuinely enjoy working with the people here.
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Rainforest QA
Other
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Management truly values employees and fosters a safe and friendly working environment. The remote culture is quite unique and successful, something I really appreciate about the organization. Out of everywhere I have worked, it's hands-down the best.
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Keysight Technologies
Electronics
Santa Rosa, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Company often demonstrates strong commitment to employees, backed up by concrete action, not just lip service. After the Santa Rosa fires, company ensured all affected were accounted for, had material help, housing, and a job guarantee.
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Alpine Investors
Financial Services & Insurance
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I love the way that we celebrate the accomplishments of everyone on the team. Everyone feels proud of the work they do and we have various opportunities throughout the year to tell “Hero Stories” of how individuals have stepped up!
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Ernst & Young LLP
Professional Services
New York, NY, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I have had the opportunity to have multiple careers without ever leaving EY. That is the reason that I am a long time employee. This demonstrates an incredible investment by EY in its people.
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Coupa Software
Information Technology
San Mateo, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Great balance, in my opinion, of rewarding and incentivizing hard work and performance without requiring extremely long work weeks, and also supporting and fostering a fun work environment.
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Sunrun
Other
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
I find Sunrun to be a very collaborative environment. My team to be supportive and my managers give me a great deal of autonomy. I love that Sunrun is developing cutting edge projects and involves new employees in its decision-making.
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Blue Beyond Consulting
Professional Services
Castro Valley, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Blue Beyond has the most talented, compassionate, adaptable, intelligent, capable, generous, solicitous people I've ever had the pleasure to call my colleagues. We "learn for a living" and it's our mission to "create the future we yearn for."
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Cadence
Electronics
San Jose, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Cadence truly cares about employees, and the employees care about each other. This is evident from the programs that are put in place based on our feedback. Everyone has a voice and feedback is genuinely listened to and acted on.
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Striim
Information Technology
Palo Alto, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
From the management team down, there is a culture of respect. Regardless of who you are or what your role is, your opinion matters and is taken into account as we steer this ship through the tumultuous start-up waters.
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HP Inc.
Information Technology
Palo Alto, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
People treat each other with dignity and respect. Executive leaders are approachable, open and truly embrace the importance of diversity and inclusion in our workplace. As a result of that, we have greater innovation and a winning culture.
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Roofstock, Inc.
Information Technology
Oakland, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Hands-off management style along with a super-friendly culture allows us to function freely. It has helped build my confidence to make decisions without having to wait for for an approval hierarchy.
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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Retail
Kent, WA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
REI is an amazing company to work for and they really strive make sure that employees have a balanced life outdoors. This is so important because we are able to bring back genuine stories about our adventures and share them with coworkers/customers.
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Blue Matter LLC
Professional Services
South San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
It truly feels like a small community or even a secondary family. We have tons of little celebrations and gatherings, from a 30-minute burrito birthday lunch to out-of-state team building events. The atmosphere is very relaxed.
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Education & Training
Watertown, MA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Bright Horizons provides a warm, friendly work environment filled with a diverse group of devoted people that genuinely love the work they do. Working with children is a uniquely demanding job and I have learned from each individual I work with.
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Pacific Union International, Inc.
Real Estate
San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Great flexibility, a fast pace, ever changing environment with many opportunities to grow and learn with the freedom to be creative. Fully competent management team who I truly believe in to take the Company to the next level!
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Genentech
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
South San Francisco, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
Genentech has been an extraordinary place to work. The onsite day-care, gym and a flexible work schedule couldn't be better. Genentech's commitment to sustainability and social values also makes me proud to be a part of the organization.
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RiseSmart
Professional Services
San Jose, CA, US
Company Profile
What employees are saying
They strive for inclusion and transparency. I've never worked anywhere else that has had the level of across-the-board competence, collaboration, commitment to innovation, and true desire for excellence as RiseSmart.
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