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Apple Jumps 13 Spots in Glassdoor's Annual List of Best Places to Work, But Remains Far Behind Facebook and Google

Apple has ranked 71st on Glassdoor's annual list of the best companies to work for in the United States, an improvement over its rank of 84th last year, but the iPhone maker remains far behind a handful of tech rivals. Facebook and Google are both among the top of the 2019 list, ranking seventh and eighth respectively, followed by Adobe in 30th and Microsoft in 34th. Other tech-related companies that cracked the list include LinkedIn in sixth, Nvidia in 36th, VMware in 51st, T-Mobile in 59th, and HP in 87th. Beyond tech, notable inclusions are In-N-Out Burger in third, Southwest Airlines in 10th, St. Jude Children's Hospital in 13th, and FedEx in 85th. The best place to work overall is considered to be management consulting firm Bain & Company. Apple has an overall rating of 4.3 out of five stars based on over 14,000 reviews from employees at both the corporate and retail level. Glassdoor quoted one review about Apple having a "fast-paced, goal-oriented environment that makes personal development and team collaboration incredibly easy to cultivate." Apple ranked as high as 10th in Glassdoor's list back heading into 2012, the first full year of Tim Cook serving as CEO. Cook continues to lead Apple, and was ranked the 96th best CEO in the United States on Glassdoor for 2018, with a 91 percent approval rating based on 8,063 employee reviews. As far as methodology is concerned, Glassdoor says it takes quantitative and qualitative data into account. "Led by Glassdoor's Economic Research Team, our proprietary awards algorithm factors in what employees have to

Apple Plummets to Lowest Ranking Ever in Glassdoor's Annual List of Best Places to Work

Apple has ranked 84th on Glassdoor's annual list of the best companies to work for in the United States, after finishing no lower than 36th every year since 2009. In fact, heading into 2012, Apple was 10th on the same list. It is Apple's lowest-ever finish over the decade that Glassdoor has published these Employees' Choice Awards: • 2018: 84th • 2017: 36th • 2016: 25th • 2015: 22nd • 2014: 35th • 2013: 34th • 2012: 10th • 2011: 20th • 2010: 22nd • 2009: 19thApple trailed well behind several other technology companies in the rankings, including first-place Facebook, fifth-place Google, 21st-place LinkedIn, 31st-place Adobe, 39th-place Microsoft, and 65th-place Yahoo. It's not just technology companies that are on the list, with fast food chain In-N-Out Burger and Southwest Airlines among others that made the cut. Glassdoor said the rankings are based on its proprietary awards algorithm, which calculated the quantity, quality, and consistency of company reviews submitted by employees between November 1, 2016 and October 22, 2017. Apple earned a 4.3-star rating out of five during that period, compared to Facebook's leading 4.6-star rating. Glassdoor says the average company rating is 3.3 stars among the more than 700,000 employers reviewed on the jobs site. Apple has an overall 4.0-star rating on its Glassdoor company profile. Apple CEO Tim Cook was ranked the 53rd best CEO of an American company on Glassdoor last year, with a 93 percent approval rating. The rankings mirror a recent survey of the most ideal employers for tech professionals in