Twitter Inc (TWTR) Beats Others In Values, Culture: Poll

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Beats Others In Values, Culture: Poll

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) gets a big thumbs up from employees for its culture and values, according to Glassdoor. The website released the results from a new employee poll, which indicates that Twitter employees especially appreciate the friendliness of their colleagues and the roof-top meetings.

Twitter’s tops

To come up with the list, Glassdoor studied reviews written by tens of thousands of employees between July 2013 and July 2014. Twitter received a rating of 4.5 out of five in culture and values. It’s worth noting that since last July, the micro-blogging company held its initial public offering that created 1,600 nearly instant millionaires among its employees.

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In addition to roof-top meetings, employees also said they like the free meals and other perks, like the yoga classes that are offered right in the office and even unlimited vacation for some workers. Employees also said that Twitter’s core values set the company heading in a positive direction.

A spokesperson for Glassdoor told Fortune that there were three main themes among all the employee comments. Employees said they liked the “supportive and motivational team-oriented environment. They also said they liked working for companies with great mission statements and that usually tried to act with integrity and do the right thing. In addition, the spokesperson said employees liked working where they felt like they had “a second family” because they could seek advice from coworkers.

Twitter joined by other tech companies

Twitter isn’t the only technology company to rank highly on the poll. In fact, 11 of the 25 companies on the list are tech companies, with four of the top five companies being in the technology sector. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) came in third, while Riverbed Technology was in fourth. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) rounds out the top five. Edelman was the only non-tech companies that ranked in the top five, coming in at number two.

Other notable tech names on the list are Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) and NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP). The only restaurant chain that’s on the list is Chick-fil-A, which ranked at number seven on the list.

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