The best companies to work for

The top companies to work for

You can avoid thinking about it all you like, but at the back of every student's mind is the fact you are going to have to enter the real world of work and get a job. Yep sorry guys, but the fun world of student life is going to come crashing down around you, but how bad it is depends on the place you work.

Luckily GlassDoor have done a bit of research and found the best companies to work for (so get checking their jobs page). Unlike other workplace awards, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards are based solely on the input of employees who voluntarily provide anonymous feedback about their job, work environment and employer over the last year.

The top spot went to Expedia with a 4.4 out of 5 with workers saying things like ‘Compensation is very competitive and they take into account work/life balance’.

There’s no surprise Google (and it’s swanky offices and free food) are in there or John Lewis, but considering the strikes - not sure who’s voting for the London Underground (maybe Boris, over and over again…).

Top 25 UK employers

  1. Expedia
  2. Hays plc
  3. AKQA (Web developer)
  4. GE (Energy company)
  5. Schuh Limited
  6. Oxfam
  7. ARM Holdings
  8. Google
  9. Unilever
  10. London Underground
  11. PageGroup (Recruitment agency)
  12. easyJet
  13. Arup (Fire engineer)
  14. Amec Foster Wheeler
  15. Royal Dutch Shell
  16. John Lewis
  17. J.P. Morgan
  18. Cisco Systems
  19. Goldman Sachs
  20. Credit Suisse
  21. PwC
  22. Yell
  23. Procter & Gamble
  24. Kantar Worldpanel
  25. Waitrose