Meet the Bay Area’s Best Places to Work for 2018. This annual ranking produced by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal shines the spotlight on 130 local companies whose employees rate them as exceptional.
These special workplaces were honored at an awards event on Wednesday at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
What makes the Best Places to Work award so distinguished is that each company’s employees exclusively determined the winners. Bay Area workers were asked to complete an assessment that measures their company on such values as trust in leadership, collaborative culture, personal engagement and satisfaction of individual needs through great benefits and perks.
Our research partner Quantum Workplace reviews the questionnaires and generates scores for each company. The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process. We break out the companies in five different employer size categories, based on the number of Bay Area employees: Largest (More than 1,000 Bay Area employees), Large (250-999), Midsize (100-249), Small (50-99) and Smallest (25-49).
This year’s winners survived a nomination pool of more than 500 applicants that span many industries and sizes. Combined, 49,000 Bay Area employees work for these 130 standout companies.
The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal congratulate the winners of this coveted award!