Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for

(CC) Aray Chen/FlickrFor the fifth consecutive year, Google heads Fortune’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”.  Software developer SAS and strategy consultants the Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively.

More than 252,000 employees at the participating companies were surveyed by the institute.

Organizations named on this annual list see many benefits that include better financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher productivity, and enhanced public perception.

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