The 30 hottest companies of the year, according to LinkedIn
- LinkedIn has released its annual Top Companies list, which analyzes the companies job seekers are most interested in working for.
- Alphabet, Facebook, and Amazon held the top three spots for the third year in a row.
- Other companies included Deloitte, Salesforce, Uber, and Apple.
Alphabet, Facebook, and Amazon can't stop attracting job hunters.Top Companies" ranking, which calculates the most popular corporations among job seekers by analyzing interest in companies, engagement with current employees, job demand, and employee retention. The list also included skills that companies are looking for in new employees, and the divisions with the most new hires.
Despite a rocky year for big tech firms - which included major Facebook data leaks, Alphabet's $90 million exit package for sexual misconduct, and Amazon drawing ire from lawmakers and activists over its HQ2 search - job seekers remain unphased. Amazon fell from the top spot in 2018 to number 3, while Alphabet and Facebook moved up one spot from last year to 1 and 2, respectively.
Besides tech behemoths, job seekers also expressed interest in working for media companies like The Walt Disney Company and Comcast NBCUniversal, and financial firms like Bank of America and Goldman Sachs.
Private companies that made the list for the first time include hospitality firm WeWork, which recently rebranded as We Company, and cloud-based services company Slack.
Here are the 30 companies Americans want to work for the most, according to LinkedIn: