Google Tops Fortune’s “Best Places To Work” List

Fortune released their tenth annual list of the “100 Best Companies To Work For”, and for the first time, Google landed at the top of the list.
At Google you can enjoy free gourmet meals; do your laundry; drop off your dry cleaning; get an oil change and get a massage all onsite. Work is such a cozy place that it’s sometimes difficult for Google employees to leave the office, which is precisely how the company justifies the expenses, none of which it breaks out of its administrative costs. Engineers can spend 20% of time on independent projects–no wonder Google gets 1,300 resumes a day.

The list is normally topped by more obscure companies with happy employees, but Google’s reputation for perks has gotten too loud to ignore. Fortune makes no mention of the fact that Google is a great place to work for, if you are the type of person […]

Original post by Nathan Weinberg