According to a recent employee poll by
Fortune magazine, many of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" (which is
also the name of the published report) are IT companies. The list
includes some well known companies as well as some best kept secrets.
The Fortune list is a major resource for job seekers and new
college graduates. IT companies usually have reputations as being
desirable places to work and start out one's career because of the
diverse experiences they can offer.
Below you will find 10 of the top IT companies to work for including
four in the top 10: No. 1, SAS; No. 4, Google; No. 5, NetApp; and No.
10, DreamWorks Animation.
Employees described the companies here as offering such attractive
features as generous paychecks and perks such as free child-care
services, workout spaces and good cafeterias, as well as great work
Many of these companies are growing, and they have open positions to
fill. So if you are looking for a new job in the IT industry, these are
some of the top prospects.
No. 1: SAS
Develops business analytics software and services and is the largest
independent vendor in the business-intelligence market. Headquarters:
Cary, N.C.; 2009 revenue: $2.31 billion. Employees: 5,629. Website:
No. 4: Google
Search and Web services IT provider. Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif.; 2009 revenue: $23.6 billion; Website: www.google.com
No. 5: NetApp
Network storage maker for enterprise IT systems. Headquarters:
Sunnyvale, Calif.; 2009 revenue: $3.9 billion; Employees: 5,455;