The Top 10 Companies To Work For In The US

By Brandi Walker on March 20 2020 in Society

Google is one of the top companies to work for in the US. Editorial credit: Paweł Czerwiński / Unsplash
Google is one of the top companies to work for in the US. Editorial credit: Paweł Czerwiński / Unsplash
  • Sammons Financial Group headquarters is in West Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Cargill has 154 years of experience serving food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers.
  • United Healthcare is an operating division of United Health Group, the largest health carrier in the United States.

Throughout America, there are plenty of great companies for any potential employee with the right skills and background. In fact, the United States is an economic powerhouse, boasting the largest nominal GDP in the world. Whether you have experience in the medical, legal, or technology fields, you could find a solid career anywhere in the US.

But where are the best companies located? How long have they been in existence? What type of skills and educational background are these companies accepting? All of these questions and more will be answered as we take a look at the best 10 companies to work for in the US.

10. Sammons Financial Group

The finance and insurance industry is one of the top industries in the US. The industry is divided into four sectors, which include Federal Reserve banks, trust and funds, and insurance carriers. One of the top insurance carriers to work for in the industry is the Sammons Financial Group. The insurance carrier has other locations, but their main headquarters is located in West Des Moines, IA.

If you're looking for an exciting career as a business director, claims specialist or tax accountant, Sammons Financial Group is a good company for you to consider. An employee on the Glassdoor website acknowledges this company as a great place that encourages growth. They also have programs available which help their employees become better in their work.      

9. Cargill

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This Wayzata, Minnesota-based private company is one of the highest in revenue. It declared revenue of $120.4 billion in 2016. Cargill, founded by William Wallace Cargill at the end of the Civil War, developed from a grain storage facility into multinational trading, purchasing, trading and distributors of agricultural commodities such as sugar, oil, and chocolate.

There are plenty of great employment opportunities within this company. You can apply for hourly production jobs at their local facilities worldwide. You can even apply for one of their professional careers, as well as graduate internships. Build a satisfying, life-long career at a company with 154 years of experience serving food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers.       

8. DocuSign

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This San Francisco, California-based computer hardware and software company is known for having products that allow you to electronically sign documents. DocuSign is hiring for all sorts of positions for people who have experience in the technical field.

You can apply to various positions such as a technical writer or a marketing development representative. An employee who works in this company's sales department mentions that this company treats its employees fairly. They also come with other employee benefits, such as work/life balance.    

7. Southwest Airlines

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Although the airlines' industry is currently taking a big hit because of the coronavirus pandemic, Southwest Airlines still remains one of the best companies to work for in the US. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Southwest employees receive great benefits and great flexibility in their schedules.

There are various openings as flight attendants, ramp agents, or as customer service agents. If you possess any experience working within an airport or customer service skills, consider Southwest Airlines as your future potential employer.  

6. Microsoft

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The biggest, well-known software company in the world was founded on April 4, 1975.  Its headquarters is located in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft is a multinational company with various products in the information technology world including personal computers, electronics, and computer software.

They also have plenty of awesome employment opportunities. When you start a career at Microsoft, you will be empowering your future at one of the most reputable IT companies in the world. They have great opportunities for students and recent graduates, too.    

   

5. McDonald's

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McDonald's is the largest food chain company in the world and the fourth-largest employer. There are plenty of employment opportunities within the iconic food chain, from entry-level to corporate careers.

Its headquarters is based in Chicago, Illinois with locations across more than 100 countries. They also have provided many internship opportunities for college students. If you possess customer service skills and ambition in working alongside a global team environment, look to one of McDonald's franchises as being a part of your future.

4. Walmart

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This Fortune 500 retail corporation also operates a huge chain of departmental stores, grocery stores and hypermarkets throughout the US. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company is the third-largest employer in the world, boasting 2.1 million employees. All of these things make Walmart a great place to work for in the US.

From retail to corporate careers, you're bound to find a potential career at Walmart. Just look up the career section on the company's website and you will be pointed to plenty of rewarding opportunities for your future.

3. United Healthcare

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United Healthcare is an operating division of United Health Group, the largest health carrier in the United States. They offer a wide array of health care products and services for both consumers and benefit sponsors. They also offer a great number of employment opportunities.

Based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, United Healthcare offers great employment opportunities in the healthcare industry. They not only have opportunities within their various locations, but you could also find great telecommuting, or work from home jobs as well. These types of jobs are becoming heavily favored by people during the current pandemic situation.

2. Google

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We all love using Google on our phones, computers or tablets. The search engine juggernaut is the second-largest internet company in the world. Based in Mountain View, California, Google was founded by two university students in 1996.

There are plenty of great work opportunities there. Some of the highest paying jobs include a technical program manager, senior research scientist or an engineering manager. You could also work for Google at home. The most often advertised job is an ad quality rater. Go to its employment and career site for more information.  

1. Amazon

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Amazon is an e-commerce company that happens to be the number one online retailer in the world. Everybody uses the retailer for online grocery shopping or purchasing technical devices. Its headquarters is in Seattle, Washington.

The online retailer boasts of being the biggest employer of all internet companies. In 2015, it developed a workforce of 268,908 employees. In addition to full-time opportunities, there is also plenty of part-time and work from home jobs available. Amazon offers great benefits and advancement opportunities for those who want to build a future as an employee for their company.

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