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The 30 hottest companies of the year, according to LinkedIn

30: PwC: An accounting company headquartered in London, England.

30: PwC: An accounting company headquartered in London, England.

Headcount in the US: 58,100

Top US locations: New York City, San Francisco, Chicago

Fastest-growing skills: Python, Java, Adobe Photoshop

Job functions with the most new hires: Accounting, finance, IT



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29. Pinterest: The social media company saw its revenue jump 50% year-over-year to more than $750 million in 2018.

29. Pinterest: The social media company saw its revenue jump 50% year-over-year to more than $750 million in 2018.

Headcount in the US: 1,500

Top US locations: San Francisco, New York City, Salt Lake City

Fastest-growing skills: Media planning, data structures, Matlab

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, sales, entrepreneurship

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28. Verizon: The largest wireless telecommunications provider in the United States.

28. Verizon: The largest wireless telecommunications provider in the United States.

Headcount in the US: 129,800

Top US locations: New York City, Washington, DC, Dallas-Fort Worth

Fastest-growing skills: Network engineering, C++, Microsoft SQL Server

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, engineering, IT



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27. Johnson & Johnson: A hospital and healthcare company.

27. Johnson & Johnson: A hospital and healthcare company.

Global headcount: 135,000

Top US locations: New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco

Fastest-growing skills: Matlab, data analysis, laboratory skills

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, research, operations

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26. SAP: A computer software company based in Germany.

26. SAP: A computer software company based in Germany.

Headcount in the US: 22,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Philadelphia, Seattle

Fastest-growing skills: Concur, data analysis, customer experience

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, IT, engineering

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25: Wells Fargo: The finance company serves one in three households in the United States.

25: Wells Fargo: The finance company serves one in three households in the United States.

Global headcount: 258,700

Top US locations: Charlotte, San Francisco, Minneapolis-St. Paul

Fastest-growing skills: Teller operations, operational risk, data analysis

Job functions with the most new hires: Finance, IT, support

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24. Adobe: A computer software company that grants at least 20-day sabbatical to loyal employees.

Headcount in the US: 11,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, New York City, Provo, Utah

Fastest-growing skills: Sales management, data analysis, recruiting

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, sales, IT

23. Slack: A computer software company who's acronym stands for "Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge."

23. Slack: A computer software company who's acronym stands for "Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge."

Global headcount: 1,200

Top US locations: San Francisco, New York City, Denver

Fastest-growing skills: Analytical skills, consulting, human resources

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, human resources, IT

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22. Citi: The financial services company became the first to share its median gender pay gap globally (it found a 29% gap between male and female earnings)

22. Citi: The financial services company became the first to share its median gender pay gap globally (it found a 29% gap between male and female earnings)

Headcount in the U.S.: 66,600

Top U.S. locations: New York City, Dallas/Fortworth, Tampa/St. Petersburg

Fastest-growing skills: Economics, HTML, JavaScript

Job functions with the most new hires: Finance, business development, IT

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21. Goldman Sachs: A financial services company that recently made headlines for relaxing its traditionally formal dress code.

21. Goldman Sachs: A financial services company that recently made headlines for relaxing its traditionally formal dress code.

Global headcount: 36,600

Top US locations: New York City, Salt Lake City, Dallas-Fort Worth

Fastest-growing skills: CSS, Python, Adobe Photoshop

Job functions with the most new hires: Finance, business development, IT

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20. ADP: A Human Resources company that offers online payroll services.

20. ADP: A Human Resources company that offers online payroll services.

Global headcount: 57,000

Top US locations: New York City, Atlanta, Los Angeles

Fastest-growing skills: Retirement services, social media marketing, Adobe Photoshop

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, support, IT

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19. Lyft: The ride-sharing company recently filed for IPO, pricing shares at $72.

19. Lyft: The ride-sharing company recently filed for IPO, pricing shares at $72.

Headcount in the US: 4,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Algorithms, machine learning, C

Job functions with the most new hires: Operations, engineering, community and social services

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18. Bank of America: One of the country's biggest banks is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

18. Bank of America: One of the country's biggest banks is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Global headcount: 204,000

Top US locations: New York City, Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth

Fastest-growing skills: Economics, Java, HTML

Job functions with the most new hires: Finance, sales, support

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17. The Walt Disney Company: The parent company of ESPN, ABC, Pixar, and more.

17. The Walt Disney Company: The parent company of ESPN, ABC, Pixar, and more.

Global headcount: 201,000

Top US locations: Los Angeles, Orlando, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Data analysis, Java, Python

Job functions with the most new hires: Operations, business development, media, and communications

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16. Tesla: An automative company co-founded by Elon Musk.

16. Tesla: An automative company co-founded by Elon Musk.

Headcount in the US: 35,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Reno, Los Angeles

Fastest-growing skills: Retail sales, C, merchandising

Job functions with the most new hires: Operations, engineering, support

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15. Comcast NBCUniversal: A media company that houses its downtown Philadelphia campus in the city's tallest building.

15. Comcast NBCUniversal: A media company that houses its downtown Philadelphia campus in the city's tallest building.

Headcount in the US: 184,000

Top US locations: Philadelphia, New York City, Los Angeles

Fastest-growing skills: Java, Adobe Illustrator, JavaScript

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, operations, engineering

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14. Spotify: The music streaming service that recently acquired Gimlet Media and Anchor, a podcast-hosting company.

14. Spotify: The music streaming service that recently acquired Gimlet Media and Anchor, a podcast-hosting company.

Headcount in the US: 1,800

Top US locations: New York City, Los Angeles, Boston

Fastest-growing skills: Fundraising, Adobe Photoshop, video production

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, arts and design, sales

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13. The We Company: A hospitality firm that recently rebranded its former name, WeWork.

13. The We Company: A hospitality firm that recently rebranded its former name, WeWork.

Headcount in the U.S.: 6,000

Top U.S. locations: New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles

Fastest-growing skills: Construction management, construction, contract management

Job functions with the most new hires: Community and social services, operations, engineering

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12. Cisco: A computer networking company that sells high-tech services and products.

12. Cisco: A computer networking company that sells high-tech services and products.

Headcount in the US: 37,500

Top US locations: San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham, Dallas-Fort Worth

Fastest-growing skills: Switching, data analysis, network administration

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, IT, sales

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11. Netflix: An entertainment company and one of the largest streaming services.

11. Netflix: An entertainment company and one of the largest streaming services.

Headcount in the US: 5,700

Top US locations: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Publicity, social media marketing, digital marketing

Job functions with the most new hires: Media and communication, engineering, operations

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10. Dell Technologies: An information technology company that is the parent company of Dell, Dell EMC, VMware, RSA Security, and others.

10. Dell Technologies: An information technology company that is the parent company of Dell, Dell EMC, VMware, RSA Security, and others.

Global headcount: 145,000

Top US locations: Austin, Boston, San Francisco

Fastest-growing skills: Data analysis, HTML, recruiting

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, engineering, IT

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9. Oracle: An information technology and services company with 90% of its workforce located outside its San Francisco Bay Area headquarters.

9. Oracle: An information technology and services company with 90% of its workforce located outside its San Francisco Bay Area headquarters.

Global headcount: 137,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Boston, Denver

Fastest-growing skills: NetSuite, Oracle Cloud, Python

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, sales, IT

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8. Airbnb: A home-sharing internet company that offers employees $500 in travel credits each quarter.

8. Airbnb: A home-sharing internet company that offers employees $500 in travel credits each quarter.

Headcount in US: 3,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Portland, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Adobe InDesign CC, agile methodologies, user experience design

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, arts and design, human resources

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7. Apple: The consumer electronics company plans to create 20,000 new jobs over the next five years, as well as build a $1 billion new office in Austin, Texas.

7. Apple: The consumer electronics company plans to create 20,000 new jobs over the next five years, as well as build a $1 billion new office in Austin, Texas.

Global headcount: 132,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, New York City, Austin

Fastest-growing skills: Matlab, machine learning, Python

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, IT, sales

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6. Uber: A ride-sharing company that operates in 65 countries and 600-plus cities worldwide.

6. Uber: A ride-sharing company that operates in 65 countries and 600-plus cities worldwide.

Headcount in the US: 10,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, New York City, Chicago

Fastest-growing skills: jQuery, R, cloud computing

Job functions with the most new hires: Operations, engineering, sales

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5. Deloitte: A management consulting company.

5. Deloitte: A management consulting company.

Headcount in the US: 84,900

Top US locations: New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago

Fastest-growing skills: Python, Adobe Photoshop, troubleshooting

Job functions with the most new hires: Consulting, accounting, business development

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4. Salesforce: A cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco.

4. Salesforce: A cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco.

Headcount in the US: 22,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Indianapolis, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Data analysis, cold calling, sales management

Job functions with the most new hires: Sales, engineering, business development

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3. Amazon: The multinational technology company that owns Whole Foods, Audible, Zappos, and others.

3. Amazon: The multinational technology company that owns Whole Foods, Audible, Zappos, and others.

Headcount in the US: 250,000

Top US locations: Seattle, San Francisco, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Solution architecture, AWS, data structures

Job functions with the most new hires: Operations, engineering, sales

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2. Facebook: The parent company of Instagram, Oculus VR, and WhatsApp.

2. Facebook: The parent company of Instagram, Oculus VR, and WhatsApp.

Global headcount: 36,000

Top US locations: San Francisco, Seattle, New York City

Fastest-growing skills: Data structures, pattern recognition, R

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, IT, program, and project management

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1. Alphabet: The parent company of Google, YouTube, Nest and others.

1. Alphabet: The parent company of Google, YouTube, Nest and others.

Global headcount: 98,800

Top US locations: San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Seattle

Fastest-growing skills: Data structures, R, Matlab

Job functions with the most new hires: Engineering, information technology, program and product management

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