LinkedIn Unveils 2019 Top Companies List Revealing Where Job Seekers Want to Work Now

Alphabet Reclaims Top Spot from Amazon, Which Falls to No.3; Tesla Drops Out of Top 10

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the internet, announced the 2019 LinkedIn Top Companies list, identifying the companies where LinkedIn’s 610+ million global members most want to work.

.@LinkedIn unveils the 2019 Top Companies list revealing where job seekers want to work now. Alphabet reclaims the top spot from Amazon, which falls to No. 3; Tesla drops out of the Top 10. #LinkedInTopCompanies

Alphabet (No. 1), which reclaimed the top spot this year, Facebook (No. 2) and Amazon (No. 3) maintain a strong hold on the top three spots despite their challenges over the last year. Meanwhile, Tesla (No. 16) drops out of the top 10 for the first time in the list’s four-year history. While technology companies continue to dominate the list, industries making a resurgence include financial services — with Bank of America (No. 18), Citi (No. 22) and Wells Fargo (No. 25) making the list — and advertising — with representation from Interpublic Group (No. 31), Publicis Groupe (No. 34) and WPP (No. 40), all for the first time.

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“More than half a billion professionals around the world rely on LinkedIn to navigate their careers and stay informed,” says Daniel Roth, Editor in Chief, LinkedIn. “Top Companies takes all of those actions and surfaces the companies where people most want to work — and where they stay once hired. The competition for top talent has never been hotter; now in its 4th year, Top Companies has become the definitive list of who is attracting the right people and how they’re doing it.”

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Here is what the top 10 companies on the 2019 LinkedIn Top Companies list are doing to attract job seekers:

  • Alphabet (No. 1) is spending $13 billion to expand into 14 new US. states this year, where it will hire tens of thousands of new employees.
  • Facebook (No. 2) has 100% pay equity for female employees in the US. and globally.
  • Amazon (No. 3) raised its minimum wage in November to $15 per hour for all employees and expanded its 401(k) contributions to include part-time and seasonal workers.
  • Salesforce (No. 4) offers opportunity to workers without a college degree, including roles for a Senior Marketing Specialist and a Senior Lead Content Writer.
  • Deloitte (No. 5) actively invests in their employees by incentivizing them to pitch big, ambitious ideas in the Startup Deloitte program.
  • Uber (No. 6) is fostering internal mobility, encouraging more than 3,000 employees to transfer to a different role in the company in 2018.
  • Apple (No. 7) plans to create 20,000 new jobs over the next five years across its existing campuses and build an all-new campus in Austin.
  • Airbnb (No. 8) encourages its employees to get out of the office and into the world with $500 in employee travel credits each quarter, which roll over if not used.
  • Oracle (No. 9) offers technology job opportunities to workers outside of Silicon Valley with over 90% of their employees based outside of their San Francisco headquarters.
  • Dell Technologies (No. 10) prides itself on its flexible workplace policy, which collectively saves U.S. employees 136 million miles of travel a year.

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