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Fortune Best Workplaces in the Bay Area™ 2021

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Perkins Coie LLP
  • Professional Services
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
The openness of management is far different from anywhere else I have worked, and management goes out of its way to make sure everyone is treated fairly, understands why decisions are made, and allows them input into the decision making process.
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Asana
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
While we're WFH due to COVID, I randomly get treats in the mail from the team. The most recent package was gummy worms, others were cookies for pride week. They do a great job of finding ways to keep us all connected, even while we're all remote.
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Comcast NBCUniversal
  • Telecommunications
  • Philadelphia , PA, US
What employees are saying
It has a feel of a small family owned business. You can feel the owner's passion for their brand and products, but you also feel their love for the people that makes their business succeed day in and day out.
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NerdWallet
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
Everyone is extremely kind and welcoming. The work from home stipend since going fully remote is awesome and the fact that NerdWallet made it a company OKR for all employees to take off 4 days in Q3.
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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
  • Hospitality
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I’ve been lucky to grow with this company and over the years always feel challenged in my various roles. The work is continually compelling and innovative.
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Curology
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Our CEO tries to have lunch with every new hire, he truly cares about getting to know everyone in the company. There are no egos, which makes you feel comfortable working with your peers and upper management.
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CrowdStrike
  • Information Technology
  • Sunnyvale, CA, US
What employees are saying
No matter what level you are or the person you interact with, you always feel at the same level and forget you're talking to a Director, VP or executive because everyone is so down to earth.
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15Five
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
It is very easy to access upper management executives. If I have an idea or a concern, I can bring it up and they will always give me the time to talk to them and not make me feel like I'm less than them.
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Cisco
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Having a boss that encourages me to use my decision-making ability and back my decisions is very empowering.
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Chime
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Executives really care about the team and go out of their way to show it. They made phone calls to each employee when we all started to work from home to check in on their home situations, mental health, and how they could help.
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Brown & Brown, Inc.
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Daytona Beach, FL, US
What employees are saying
Teammates enjoy working together and it shows by the number of employees that have 10+ years of employment.
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Chegg Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
I feel motivated to work at this company for as long as I have because of the people. I come to work every day wanting to work with the family of Chegg people who make my career and my life fulfilling.
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Stryker
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Kalamazoo, MI, US
What employees are saying
The people! Working for Stryker almost 17 years, I can say that I have worked with so many amazing people who are dedicated, talented and committed to delivering results. People genuinely care for one another.
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Homelight
  • Real Estate
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
One of our company values is "work hard, ski hard" which means that while we do work hard, we are also encouraged to take time and enjoy our own hobbies.
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Bain & Company, Inc.
  • Professional Services
  • Boston, MA, US
What employees are saying
Our company genuinely cares about their employees. Specific examples include changing benefits, providing tech equipment for home offices and new tools to work virtually, all to support us during COVID.
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Turo Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Company culture is second to none, there is not one person who works here that I would not feel comfortable asking for help or if I needed anything specific.
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Slalom Consulting
  • Professional Services
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
Endless opportunities to self-create your career path. Literally unlimited resources for professional development (trainings, certifications, conferences, networking, etc.) with no cap on costs.
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Reddit
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
Employees are given a reimbursement budget every year to spend on things that improve their lives in a tangible way, like buying a better bed or a bicycle.
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First American Financial Corporation
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Santa Ana, CA, US
What employees are saying
In times of crisis, such as the devastating fires in Santa Rosa CA and during the Covid-19 epidemic, the company has demonstrated, unequivocally, its genuine interest in the safety and wellbeing (both health and financial) of its employees.
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Front
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
This is my first time working at a small startup. I come from big corporate tech and it feels great. Everyone is so motivated, really smart but really humble. No one pretends to know everything, and the company truly lives by their low ego ethos.
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Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Adobe goes above and beyond to make everyone safe, productive, and satisfied. Specific example: Adobe not only didn't lay off people during Covid-19, but made sure employees are safe and have everything needed to weather this pandemic.
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Ironclad
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I joined during COVID. They have done an exceptional job of building a virtual community filled with learning and cross-department relationships. The extent to which the Exec team has brought people together has been consistent and commendable.
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Accor
  • Hospitality
  • National Harbor, MD, US
What employees are saying
Though they are constantly growing and evolving they make their people a top priority!
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Wonolo
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Our mission is the biggest driving motivator for me and the team. This is the first place where I worked where the mission didn't heavily focus on consumer products, but rather creating a better life for someone.
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Keysight Technologies
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Rosa, CA, US
What employees are saying
Keysight's responses to several wildfires and the pandemic have been beyond what could be hoped for. Keysight has gone out of its way to take care of its folks during these emergencies.
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10x Genomics
  • Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
  • Pleasanton, CA, US
What employees are saying
Put employee above everything else. One of the first ones or probably the only company I know of, that is doing COVID testing for its employees. Taking all possible measures to keep employees safe and supporting employees in these tough times.
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Protiviti
  • Professional Services
  • Menlo Park, CA, US
What employees are saying
Great office culture with genuine, friendly people who build each other up. When I first joined Protiviti many colleagues including management reached out to grab coffee and help make my transition as smooth as possible.
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UserTesting
  • Other
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
They really walk the walk when it comes to culture, and the most important thing about it that I've noticed is that people consistently make time to help other people even when there's no individual obligation.
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Nugget Market, Inc.
  • Retail
  • Davis, CA, US
What employees are saying
We are encouraged daily to have fun at work. I was out and about yesterday at came across a store having a nerf war behind the store. At another store, the managers were out back washing associates' vehicles.
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Coupa Software Incorporated
  • Information Technology
  • San Mateo, CA, US
What employees are saying
Very proud of our company's contributions and protocol during the Covid crisis, and truly feel like our leadership cares about our health and families during this time. Best CEO I've ever worked for, have confidence and faith in his leadership.
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Pure Storage
  • Information Technology
  • Mountain View, CA, US
What employees are saying
Everyone feels welcome. Everyone is supportive and wants you to be successful. I feel important, and I can contribute something significant in my daily work that impacts everyone and the overall company.
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Propeller, Inc.
  • Professional Services
  • Portland, OR, US
What employees are saying
As a consulting company, Propeller has done an amazing job creating a sense of internal community. While we are dispersed across clients, we feel that we are one team, one dream. Culture training is excellent but our recruiting is even more amazing.
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ServiceNow
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
Even though I am a new grad and one of the youngest members on my team, I am still treated with respect and am given a lot of opportunities to work on projects and make a big impact on the organization as a whole.
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BetterUp
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
BetterUp is a unique place because everyone is unified by wanting to make the work a better place by providing professionals the tools to live more fulfilling lives. Each day I go to work knowing the impact my work has on the community we support.
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Atlassian, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I have never worked anywhere that sincerely lives its values the way Atlassian does. I have never been able to be more of my full self at work than I am here.
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Gainsight
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I really believe the company has created an environment of success for all: Clients, Employees, Shareholders. You feel supported and validated and seen at this company. The benefits are great and I feel extremely lucky to work here.
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Cooley LLP
  • Professional Services
  • Palo Alto, CA, US
What employees are saying
I particularly appreciate the firm's strong commitment to pro bono work and community service, which make me feel good about working here.
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Fivetran
  • Information Technology
  • Oakland, CA, US
What employees are saying
I consistently find that at Fivetran my voice is heard in meetings, I can contribute to decisions, and that my workplace is safe. Our people ops team has an environment that encourages conversations about tough issues, like discrimination and bias.
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Salesforce
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Flexible about working from home when needed, the best and brightest people work here. I'm constantly amazed by the level of intelligence, commitment, and energy of the people I work with. It's an amazing group of people!
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LiveRamp
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
LiveRamp truly cares about its employees, in a time of pandemic they were thinking ahead, and made sure employees health and well-being was a priority. Working from home is encouraged, and caring for your family is valued.
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Intuit Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Mountain View, CA, US
What employees are saying
The people are truly exceptional. I have never worked in an environment that is so collaborative and open to new ideas. People are willing to share ideas and work together to accomplish more than they could alone.
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Gong
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco , CA, US
What employees are saying
The Gong leadership team is honest and always acts quickly to make decisions that are beneficial for the company and everyone who works here. I'm amazed everyday by the leadership of this company. I feel lucky to have the opportunity to work here.
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Twilio Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Very dedicated to inclusivity. We made it a huge company goal and work with an external company to conduct inclusivity training.
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Agile Physical Therapy
  • Health Care
  • Palo Alto, CA, US
What employees are saying
The management team is so caring and thinks of their employees first. They have given up so much just to keep us employed and well during the pandemic. They considered our employees and community and have come up with ways to address our issues.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
  • Information Technology
  • Houston, TX, US
What employees are saying
Our company is committed to our wellness and has provided many employee resources for financial, physical, emotional wellness. For example, every month we can leave several hours early to take care of ourselves on what's called a Wellness Friday.
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Tipalti
  • Other
  • San Mateo, CA, US
What employees are saying
We are in unusual times as an entity with working from home due to the pandemic. Tipalti has made that transition fairly easy and stress-free.
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HP Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Palo Alto, CA, US
What employees are saying
Awesome company for working mothers as the flexibility lets me have a meaningful, challenging career and stay connected with my elementary school age kids.
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Merit
  • Information Technology
  • MILLBRAE, CA, US
What employees are saying
Management is extremely transparent. We're all offered a good amount of shares regardless of our role. If the company does well, we all do well, and I love that. We also sing every Wednesday against the corona virus!
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NVIDIA Corporation
  • Information Technology
  • Santa Clara, CA, US
What employees are saying
I can bring my dog to the office. This gives me much more focus at work, and I work longer more regular hours due to this. It's also a genuine stress management tool.
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vCom Solutions
  • Information Technology
  • San Ramon, CA, US
What employees are saying
vCom promotes individual contributions, fresh ideas and new challenges. They provide a peer to peer reward program so we can recognize each other for accomplishments. Clear guidance and communication is provided regularly from our executive team.
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Splunk Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Splunkiness sounds like a cliche but it's true. There is a sense of camaraderie and team spirit that is decidedly lacking in other Bay Area tech companies where I've worked.
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AttackIQ
  • Information Technology
  • Los Altos, CA, US
What employees are saying
People here focus on "getting the job done" with the customer being the "boss." Very little red tape or bureaucracy at AttackIQ. A very fast paced environment where you are empowered. Our employees are well rewarded on meeting organizational goals.
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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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Affinity
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Management is always willing to hear your thoughts/ideas regardless of how long you have been at the company. Management is very concerned about our personal/professional well being. They always make sure that we have everything that we need.
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Suffolk Construction
  • Construction
  • Boston, MA, US
What employees are saying
We are given summer Fridays as part of our benefits where we get 5 Fridays off during the summer. This is a really nice benefit to extend a 3-day weekend when not limited by work.
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Sage Intacct
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Management shows empathy in many aspects of their decisions and thought process, which is really unique. When I had a personal issue that affected my family, my manager or team didn't ask when i would return to work, they asked how they could help.
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Box, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Redwood City, CA, US
What employees are saying
The people around me are smart, creative, personable, competent, helpful, humorous, and friendly. This is the best company I've worked for in my twenty-six years in the software industry.
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ENGEO Incorporated
  • Engineering
  • San Ramon, CA, US
What employees are saying
We have a more non-traditional leadership structure that helps everyone at all levels accomplish their tasks and goals. It feels more like I have a team behind me and that I'm a part of rather than a hierarchy of bosses that I report to.
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Rosendin Electric
  • Construction
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Being an ESOP company makes every employee empowered as an owner and appreciated. It makes every employee care about our financial state and the success of the business at an ownership level.
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Gem
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
During this "shelter in place" time with the 2020 Pandemic, Gem has done so much to enable us to work from home well and caring about our mental health continuing "off site" team building events.
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Okta, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Countless opportunities for additional responsibilities, leadership training and growth. I wasn't sure how my skills could be promoted to the next level and my manager had already thought of creative ways to promote me within my org.
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pMD
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Being in healthcare and technology, it's unique that the company focuses on its fantastic people making our product stronger, our customer success more personal and makes everyone feel like we are working toward a positive change in healthcare.
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Zillow Group
  • Real Estate
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
I have never seen a place so welcome to the LGBT community. There is a very big presence and I never really feel different. They have also gone to the lengths of including how you identify (ex: She, Her, Hers) in your email communication.
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Robinhood
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Menlo Park, CA, US
What employees are saying
I love the people I work with. Great family leave for all parents. Great fast response to covid: recommending and then requiring work from home, and providing resources to help employees be effective from home.
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Instacart
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Everyone takes a really strong level of ownership and really cares about the company’s success -- one of our values is "This is Your Baby" and I think teams & individuals really take that to heart.
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Xactly Corporation
  • Other
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
Company as a whole and employees do actively take part in many social service related activities. The CEO started the trend of giving a mental day off every month during the early stages of COVID much ahead of other larger established companies.
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Dropbox
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
The level of not taking ourselves too seriously is refreshing and how many of us bring the real us to work is very positive.
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Forward
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
The passion people bring for the mission, everyone at Forward truly believes in the mission and we all have the same goal. As a result collaboration is incredibly strong, and office politics are nonexistent. I genuinely love working at Forward.
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Nutanix
  • Information Technology
  • San Jose, CA, US
What employees are saying
People are uniquely motivated by the company's vision, culture and product. This isn't a clock in and clock out place - people that work here want to be challenged and move the needle.
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Modern Health
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
We're not just all talk when it comes to the value of mental health, as shown by our mental health stipend that we get to use as employees for coaching/therapy sessions. We value not just the mental health of our clients but also our own employees.
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New Relic
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
I have never worked for a company that values its employees so much. We have amazing benefits, work-life balance is made a top priority, the company wants you to take care of yourself, your mental and physical wellbeing before anything else.
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WorkRamp
  • Information Technology
  • San Francisco, CA, US
What employees are saying
Executive team and MT really listen to the employees and their customers. An extremely transparent company culture from the top down. The company is understanding that people have lives outside of work and has handled Covid with great empathy.
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Yext
  • Information Technology
  • New York, NY, US
What employees are saying
For such a big and diverse company, I get the opportunity to meet and work closely with so many people in different areas of business.
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Tile
  • Information Technology
  • San Mateo, CA, US
What employees are saying
Given the size and age of the company I've been impressed with how we have dealt with COVID. Making sure people have what they need to work remote and additional/new benefits to help address the added pressures.
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EY
  • Professional Services
  • New York, NY, US
What employees are saying
As an LGBTQ professional, I have been bringing 100% of myself and family to work for the past 20+ years - in living assignments all over the world. Inclusiveness has really been an important factor for why I very much value working for EY!
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GoFundMe
  • Other
  • Redwood City, CA, US
What employees are saying
The remote work support during COVID has been phenomenal - snack boxes, fruit and veg packages, stipends for resources and office needs
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Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • Information Technology
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
What employees are saying
Compared with other companies in our industry, Citrix seems to do a very good job making our employees feel stable and taken care. My worst day at Citrix is better than my wife's best day at [another tech company]!
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Ladder Financial Inc.
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Palo Alto, CA, US
What employees are saying
Ladder does an amazing job of putting both customers and employees first. The company is incredibly thoughtful and transparent and employees are constantly recognized for outstanding performance but also when they go above & beyond the call of duty.
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Kaiser Permanente
  • Health Care
  • Oakland, CA, US
What employees are saying
People believe in our mission of providing high quality, affordable healthcare. It shows in the workforce where people want to collaborate and are focused on doing the right thing. It's the best culture I've been a part of in my entire career.
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Roblox
  • Media
  • San Mateo, CA, US
What employees are saying
It's unique in the videogame landscape to build a platform of this importance, with ambitions to be the next revolution in entertainment and human interaction, and have a great work/life balance while doing it.
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