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Fortune Best Workplaces in the Bay Area™ 2020

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Comcast
  • Telecommunications
  • Philadelphia, PA, US
What employees are saying
We are an enormous company with a complex matrixed structure but the place still feels like a family. Everyone is friendly, we work on tough things together, and we respect each others differences.
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Asana
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
The culture at Asana is the best I've experienced in my working experience. All employees work together respectfully and everyone is encouraged to bring their full selves. It's easy to make a big impact here - regardless of role or "level" or team.
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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
  • Hospitality
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
People are encouraged to be who they are, and find their own ways of doing things (with guidance). When we do collaborate, more creative minds in the process yield better results! Our diversity is our biggest asset!
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15Five
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
A culture that is defined by authenticity, honesty, and community. I feel that I can be myself, my whole self, completely at work without fear of judgments.
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Cisco
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Cisco is inclusive, loves new ideas, encourages employees to be their best, and wants to make a difference in the communities in which we work and the world. I could not be more proud to work here.
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NerdWallet
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
NerdWallet is exceptionally committed to giving employees autonomy and ownership on our projects. I'm consistently encouraged to take risks and share learnings with my team and the company. NerdWallet a fantastic environment for professional growth.
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Stryker
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Kalamazoo, MI, US
What employees are saying
Stryker has created a culture of excellence that promotes diversity and encourages the unique strengths each of us brings. It is a “can do “where culture where we all support each other to come together to do great things.
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Periscope Data by Sisense
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Management encourages inclusion, cares about people being comfortable being themselves at work, and there is so much transparency regarding where the company is going.
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Slalom Consulting
  • Professional Services
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
Slalom has managed to become a unicorn - a Management Consulting firm that truly values the authenticity and uniqueness of each individual, and wholeheartedly embraces work/life balance as a way of life.
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Conviva
  • Information Technology
  • Foster City, CA, US
What employees are saying
Conviva is a fun place to work. I can proudly say that I enjoy my job and my company gives me flexibility and a chance to grow as a professional.
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Bain & Company
  • Professional Services
  • Boston, MA, US
What employees are saying
Bainies are incredibly collaborative, supportive, and willing to go out of one's way to help each other. I find that I am always challenged and growing at Bain, and there is an amazing investment in training and professional development.
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BetterUp
  • Education & Training
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
BetterUp really cares about employee wellness and growth. The culture is amazing and the leadership follows through on our values and listens to employees. I believe this is a really special place.
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Accor
  • Hospitality
  • National Harbor, MD, US
What employees are saying
I like the "we're all in it together" attitude which starts at the very top. I've seen the GM, Club manager, house keeping manager and others out and about walking around making sure things are being run smoothly and efficiently.
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Ironclad
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Every week, management goes over how the business is doing during an all-hands stand-up. Management is very transparent about wins and losses, which gives employees a feeling of trust.
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Workday
  • Information Technology
  • Pleasanton, CA, US
What employees are saying
Execs and Managers are incredibly approachable. They actively reach out to everyone in the company for new ideas on how to make ourselves and the company succeed. The idea that the employee happiness is our top priority is taken extremely seriously.
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Tanium
  • Information Technology
  • Emeryville, CA, US
What employees are saying
I've never worked for a CEO before who said he or she had our best interests at heart, and went on to prove it through actions repeatedly. I feel like I can trust my executives.
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Perkins Coie LLP
  • Professional Services
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
The firm shows respect and appreciation for everyone regardless of "level" or "status." it's a place that cares very much about creating a culture of belonging and shared contributions and investments.
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Thumbtack, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I've been empowered to create a role that I love, and find unique and interesting ways to contribute to the business. I feel I've been able to shape the company and am appreciated for the work I do.
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Atlassian, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Everyone at Atlassian is brilliant and really puts the other people first. The company really follows its core values, they're not just for show. Everyone lives by them, and makes decisions by them. It's truly an open company.
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ENGEO Incorporated
  • Engineering
  • San Ramon, CA, US
What employees are saying
Every employee is assigned a group leader / buddy to connect with regularly to talk about work and life. The goal is to make sure the work environmental is caring and supportive for all team members.
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Cooley LLP
  • Professional Services
  • Palo Alto, CA, US
What employees are saying
I love Cooley's commitment to honoring differences, promoting respect, support, inclusivity, and offering the best service possible, both in and out of the firm.
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Chegg
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
The San Francisco office has "Weekly Summaries" every Friday where everyone gets to say the thing they are most proud of from the week and thank people in the company.
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Salesforce
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I appreciate the strong work/life balance this company encourages. I also appreciate the ability for all employees to communicate freely with each other, create clubs, and volunteer within the community.
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Propeller, Inc.
  • Professional Services
  • Portland, OR, US
What employees are saying
Leadership is intentional about transparency and offering employees opportunities to get involved in the growth of the company. Leadership is open to conversations at all levels of the company, with equal weight given to any idea from any level.
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Intuit Inc.
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Mountain View, CA, US
What employees are saying
Intuit is an amazing place to grow your career and make a difference in the world. We live and breathe our mission, powering prosperity around the world, every day.
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Front
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
With a unique European/American culture with offices in San Francisco and Paris. There's a real sense of diversity here. Passionate about legos! Every new employee gets to pick a new Lego set when they join, and often build it together with the team.
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HP Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Palo Alto, CA, US
What employees are saying
The culture and people at HP are exceedingly positive, friendly and respectful. This is unique for such a large company. I truly appreciate everyone I work with and have had essentially zero interpersonal issues while working at HP.
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Bolt
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Bolt thinks critically about culture. It's not just a list of values on the wall, it's instilled into our everyday behaviors and practices. The culture, at its core, cares about eliminating fear and creating a culture of pure passion and curiosity.
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Brown & Brown, Inc.
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Daytona Beach, FL, US
What employees are saying
They do a great job of taking people's suggestions into consideration and using people skills where they are best served regardless of job title. Many employees are willing to pitch in if they think they can contribute.
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Affinity
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
San Francisco tech companies have pressure to succeed. We all enjoy being around each other and have a great familial aspect, and when you care personally about each other you want to do whatever you can to help those close to you succeed.
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Adobe
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
It's the combination of great intelligence and great creativity, and its acceptance of people who march to the beat of a different drummer.
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Wonolo
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I have never worked for a company where C-levels are THIS hands-on, down-to-earth, and transparent. This culture trickles down the org chart such that everyone feels we are truly One Team (with) One Dream.
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NVIDIA
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
A strong culture of enablement, innovation, and efficiency. Everyone is enabled to make decisions and generate progress without red tape.
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Gainsight
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
There is true diversity here and everyone has a very positive and collaborative attitude. Of the many places I have worked, this one has a truly compassionate and effective culture.
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Keysight Technologies
  • Electronics
  • Santa Rosa, CA, US
What employees are saying
Although it is a big company it still feels like a family run business. People know you and you know people. Most of the people here are passionate on what they do and are always willing and happy to help.
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Chime
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
One of our values is to "Chime In", and it's encouraged! I always feel like I'm able to affect decision-making at any level. The executive team listens and is receptive to feedback, on how we operate at Chime as well as our strategy and decisions.
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Orrick
  • Professional Services
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
We have a very open and accepting culture, and a person's position in the firm's hierarchy is not meaningful in daily interactions. As such, everyone is treated well and feels good about contributing to each other's success and sense of purpose.
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Shipt
  • Information Technology
  • Birmingham, AL, US
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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Box, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Redwood City, CA, US
What employees are saying
Box has this wholesome environment feel that becomes a positively contagious vibe that only makes someone want to contribute to the total experience.
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Sumo Logic, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Redwood City, CA, US
What employees are saying
Very inclusive and diverse: age-wise, size-wise, race-wise, and in terms of sexual orientation. This is a place where I am very comfortable being myself. My manager regularly thanks me for me efforts.
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Splunk Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
I really enjoy the openness of the company. I feel like I can talk to CFO and CEO very easily. The office has a great culture and does not feel hierarchical. People don't feel silo-ed and there is a very collaborative culture and environment.
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The Athletic Media Company
  • Media
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
The Athletic has reversed negative trends that hinder workplaces in the journalism industry. The company has built a robust staff and prioritized treating employees well and giving them space and resources to produce meaningful work.
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CrowdStrike
  • Information Technology
  • Sunnyvale, CA, US
What employees are saying
CrowdStrike is unique in hiring the best people for the job who contribute to a wonderful and productive work culture. This culture ensures that you are greeted with friendly faces and people who care for your growth and well being.
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Tile
  • Information Technology
  • San Mateo, CA, US
What employees are saying
Tile has genuine interest and investment a positive, welcoming and open culture. Unlike many companies, especially start-ups, Tile has developed and actively nurtures a culture that has been defined with input from every level of the organization.
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Twilio Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
There is a tangible "we can do anything" feeling that streams from the top down. The leadership team is extremely enthusiastic and experienced, and it drives employee motivation to help the business succeed.
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Gong
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Leadership at Gong values frontline employees, and all employees are seen as equal regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or managerial level.
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Rosendin Electric
  • Construction
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
The positive and friendly culture is unlike anything I have experienced with any other company. Even companies much smaller in size. Rosendin feels like home, and everyone truly cares about one another, and the success of the organization.
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Merit
  • Information Technology
  • MILLBRAE, CA, US
What employees are saying
Truth is, I'm not sure if I've ever felt like I “work” at Merit. I get to build and the deepen inter-connection between my passions and the company's direction, I can’t imagine a more fulfilling professional path than dedicating myself to Merit.
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Pure Storage
  • Information Technology
  • Mountain View, CA, US
What employees are saying
Every single person I've met here seems to really love what they do. There's opportunity to craft your role, and find things that you always love to do. You do not need to join the company in a role and be stuck in that role forever.
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Ripple Labs
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Management is consistently transparent with employees on what goes well, and what doesn't. There's a focus on being honest with ourselves which is refreshing and healthy as we continue to grow from startup to young company.
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Arista Networks, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
This company encourages a good work-life balance. The supervisors/managers are always looking towards the welfare of the team and individual contributors.
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Roadster, Inc.
  • Other
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Everyone who works at Roadster is extremely passionate about our mission. While we all come from different backgrounds, we are all working towards to same goal of making this company successful and be the best it can be. I love working here!
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Zillow Group
  • Real Estate
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
Management sets an excellent tone of transparency and respect that permeates the working environment. People feel supported and make an effort to collaborate well together.
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HoneyBook
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
In all honesty, I prefer going into the office instead of working remotely. The office is full of incredible people who contribute their time and energy in the best sense possible. I've even brought my mom in to see the radiance of HoneyBook!
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Dropbox
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I've worked for a lot of companies over the span of my career and Dropbox is the first to make me feel that my contributions matter and I am valued. I can be my authentic self here and that's huge.
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Dialpad, Inc.
  • Telecommunications
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
We recognize employees when they are achieving great things. We celebrate all of our success through a fun offsite. People really enjoy working here and it shows. We adapt to change well and are an innovative company.
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First American Financial Corporation
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Santa Ana, CA, US
What employees are saying
The support we get from management is exceptional. There is definitely a concern for the employee's well being from the top down. When there are issues with us or people below us, we can bring them up and expect some change to occur as a result.
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Solv Health
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Solv have a female minority founder/CEO who is incredibly empathetic and inspirational. She sets an amazing and positive tone for the company. Everyone at the company has a really strong sense for our mission to improve access to healthcare.
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Nugget Market, Inc.
  • Retail
  • Davis, CA, US
What employees are saying
What I love about this company is that everyone, and I mean everyone, is very positive and happy. Coming to work with an environment like that makes me look forward to work; not a lot of people are able to say that about their job.
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SurveyMonkey, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Mateo, CA, US
What employees are saying
The work life balance is different than any other company I've worked at in the Bay Area. Management will rally around supporting an employee or a group if they are going through a hard time
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New Relic
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I've never been at a company that cares about me as a person -- New Relic does a great job of this. The amount of flexibility around maintaining a work/life balance is incredible here and very unique to any other company I've worked at.
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Sauce Labs
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
CEO is very transparent about all important events, milestones, and changes. Willing to share his view and feelings about things makes him and the company very human.
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Ernst & Young LLP
  • Professional Services
  • New York, NY, US
What employees are saying
Flexibility to manage professional and personal responsibilities. Very motivated teams and people who focus on doing the right things built on a foundation of strong ethical culture.
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Borrego Solar
  • Engineering
  • San Diego, CA, US
What employees are saying
Borrego has a 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 approachable and genuinely interested in engagement from all levels.
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ServiceNow
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
The culture is encouraging of celebrating milestones and achievements, but we always look ahead to how we can improve upon and do better next time
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PubMatic
  • Information Technology
  • New York, NY, US
What employees are saying
PubMatic gives opportunity to truly own and excel in your area. Management trusts people to do their job and provides them the relevant support and guidance to help them achieve their goals.
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Kaiser Permanente
  • Health Care
  • Oakland, CA, US
What employees are saying
I'm proud to be a member and employee of Kaiser Permanente! KP has afforded my family to live healthy lives, provide us with financial stability, and KP has also given us the opportunity to serve our communities.
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AppZen, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Great culture and people. The company really put a lot of importance in culture fit and it shows in our daily work environment. Management embrace culture differences and diversity.
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KPMG LLP
  • Professional Services
  • New York, NY, US
What employees are saying
KPMG hires all types of people of different backgrounds and walks for life. Each individual has something great to contribute to the company and make it a great place to work and grow. I really appreciate that we are all included.
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Pinger
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
There is a great deal of transparency and all execs have an open door policy, which adds a significant level of trust. The culture is what really sets this company apart and how we make our employees feel comfortable to be themselves.
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