“Even though the Bay Area is known to be the mecca of technology and for its engineers, we find it interesting that many companies from a range of industries and employing range of professionals are ranked as favorable places to work in the area,” said Indeed SVP of Product, Raj Mukherjee. “Employees are universally happier with an overall enjoyable workplace experience. Job security, fair compensation, work/life balance, management, and culture are all important factors when identifying a ‘great’ place to work.”
Companies based in the San Francisco Bay Area are constantly the news — and chances are that when you watch or read stories about these firms, you’ll hear words like “tech,” “startup” and “unicorn” recurring frequently.
Since the Bay Area is home to Silicon Valley and many of the world’s leading high-tech corporations, this emphasis is easy to understand. Dig a little deeper, however, and you’ll find that the reality is more complex. According to the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, technology and professional services (the region’s distinguishing industries) have driven almost 40% of the region’s growth, but the remaining 60% is due to other high-performing sectors.
So while tech is a huge part of the economy and demand for talent is sky-high, there are also lots of opportunities for people with other skills. So what does Indeed’s 15 million-strong reviews database tell us about which companies are the best places to work for Bay Area dwellers?
Read more at the original post on the Indeed blog.