These Are The Top Ten Employers In The US

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It has been a rough 2020 not just for the job creators, but for the job seekers as well. The year 2020 has seen fewer new jobs than usual. Now, as we approach the year’s end, it is important for job seekers to know the best companies to apply to, or the companies that would take good care of their future. Thus, to help them, we have detailed below the top ten employers in the U.S.

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Top ten employers in the US

Our list of top ten employers in the U.S. is based on Glassdoor’s list of 100 Best Places to Work in 2020. Glassdoor’s list, in turn, is based on the reviews of more than 55 million employees of more than a million companies last year. Following is the list of top ten employers in the U.S.:

  1. Southwest Airlines

Established in 1967, it is a major American airline and the world's largest low-cost carrier. As of 2018, it carried the most domestic passengers than any other U.S. airline. After a dismal first half of the year, the airline company recently announced an expansion of its route network. The airline has about 60,000 employees and during the peak travel season, it operates about 4,000 departures a day. Employees say the company is flexible and offers great benefits.

  1. VIPKid

Founded in 2013, VIPKid is a global education technology company. The company, which has its headquarters in San Francisco, California, connects children with the world’s best teachers for real-time online English immersion learning. VIPKid connects more than 700,000 paying students with over 100,000 teachers in Canada and the U.S. In 2017, the company introduced a new service, called Lingo Bus. This new service teaches Mandarin to children between 5 to 12 years old.

  1. Ultimate Software

In April of this year, the company completed its merger with Kronos Incorporated to form a new cloud computing venture, called Ultimate Kronos Group. Ultimate Software, founded in 1990, developed and sold UltiPro, which is a cloud-based HCM (human capital management) system for companies. The company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and has offices around the USA, Canada, UK, and Singapore.

  1. Intuitive Surgical

Founded in 1995, Intuitive Surgical develops, manufactures, and markets robotic products for clinical uses. The company is best known for the Da Vinci robotic surgical suite, which is a robotic surgical system controlled by a surgeon via a console. Intuitive’s stock price has gained about 30% this year and is trading near all-time highs. The company has its headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, and employees are happy with the dynamic work environment.

  1. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

It was founded in 1952 by the University of California, Berkeley. Initially, it was part of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, but in 1971, it became autonomous. In 1981, it was designated as the national laboratory. Employees of the company, which is headquartered in Livermore, California, are pleased with its work schedule and work-life balance program.

  1. Sammons Financial Group

It is an insurance holding company, whose member firms offer financial service and retirement products. Sammons’ Group member companies include Midland National Life Insurance Company, North American Company for Life and Health Insurance and Sammons Institutional Group. The company has its headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa. Employees are happy with the company’s benefits, compensation, as well as work-life balance.

  1. In-N-Out Burger

Founded in 1948, it is a chain of fast-food restaurants. The company is headquartered in Baldwin Park, California. Despite the growth, the company chose not to go with the franchise route or go public. A likely reason for this could be the company’s focus on quality. It is also known for having employee-centered personnel policies. Employees of the company are happy with the company’s flexible scheduling, as well as the supportive work environment that helps to advance employee skills.

  1. DocuSign

Founded in 2003, it allows businesses to manage electronic agreements. The company went public in 2018, and at the time, its biggest shareholders were Frazier Technology Ventures, Sigma Partners and Ignition Partners. DocuSign serves more than 475,000 customers in over 180 countries. Employees of the company, which is headquartered in San Francisco, are happy with great work-life balance, responsive management and employee treatment.

  1. Bain & Company

Founded in 1973, it is one of the "Big Three" management consultancies. The company offers advice to public, private and NPOs (non-profit organizations). Bain & Company is known for its corporate culture, and has featured four times in Glassdoor's list of Best Places to Work. Employees of the company, which is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, are pleased with the company’s supportive atmosphere and the fact that it is attentive to personal growth and development of employees.

  1. HubSpot

HubSpot tops our list of top ten employers in the U.S. Founded in 2006, it is a leading CRM platform that offers software and support to help businesses grow. The company develops software products for sales, customer service and inbound marketing. HubSpot is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, and has offices in San Francisco, CA; Bogotá, Colombia; Paris, France; Singapore; Sydney, Australia; Portsmouth, NH; Dublin, Ireland; Berlin, Germany; Ghent, Belgium; and Tokyo, Japan. Employees of the company are happy with its truly diverse and inclusive work environment.