Airbnb Voted No. 1 Best Place To Work On Glassdoor’s Annual List Of Top Employers


In its debut appearance on Glassdoor’s annual Best Places to Work list for 2016, Airbnb took the top spot, outranking Google, which dropped from its No. 1 ranking last year to an underwhelming No. 8 this year.

Of the top 20 best places to work in the US, more than half were tech companies, with Airbnb, Guidewire, HubSpot and Facebook all making it into the top five.

Top Tech Companies on Glassdoor’s 2016 Best Places to Work List

  • Airbnb at #1
  • Guidewire at #3
  • Hubspot at #4
  • Facebook at #5
  • LinkedIn at #6
  • Google at #8
  • Zillow at #10
  • World Wide Technology at #12
  • MINDBODY at #14
  • Expedia at #16
  • Riot Games at #18
  • Adobe at #19

Based on anonymous reviews and ratings by company employees, this year’s Glassdoor Employee Choice Awards were divided into six different categories, including the Top 50 Best Places to Work for large companies, Top 50 Best Small and Medium Companies to Work For, as well as the top places to work in Canada, the UK, France and Germany.

We’ve listed the top 20 companies in the US that made the list for Best Places to Work, but you can see the full list of top 50 employers at: Glassdoor’s Top 50 Best Places to Work.

Glassdoor’s 2016 Top 20 Best Places to Work

  1. Airbnb
  2. Bain & Company
  3. Guidewire
  4. HubSpot
  5. Facebook
  6. LinkedIn
  7. Boston Consulting Group
  8. Google
  9. Nestlé Purina
  10. Zillow
  11. Eastman Chemical
  12. World Wide Technology
  13. In-and-Out Burger
  15. Power Home Remodeling Group
  16. Expedia
  17. HEB
  18. Riot Games
  19. Adobe
  20. Memorial Sloan Kettering

Glassdoor says companies are ranked using its proprietary algorithm to analyze voluntary and anonymous feedback from employees about their jobs, work environment and employers. To be considered for the Top 50 Best Places to Work rankings, companies were required to have accumulated at least 75 reviews.

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Amy Gesenhues is Third Door Media’s General Assignment Reporter, covering the latest news and updates for Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from New York to Texas. With more than ten years of marketing management experience, she has contributed to a variety of traditional and online publications, including,, and Sales and Marketing Management Magazine. Read more of Amy’s articles.



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