Online search giant Google is the world's best multinational company to work for, followed by software developer SAS Institute and network storage provider NetApp in the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. Microsoft ranks fourth on the list released by the consultancy 'Great Place to Work Institute'. There is no Indian co on this list and all 25 firms are either American or European.
Others in the coveted Top 10 are W L Gore & Associates, 5th on the list, followed by personal goods maker Kimberly-Clark (6th), hospitality giant Marriott (7th), consumer goods firm Diageo (8th), National Instruments (9th) and IT company Cisco (10th). London-based Diageo is the only one among the Top 10 which is not from the USA.
The list also features Autodesk at the 11th place, followed by Monsanto (12th), BBVA (13th), American Express (14th), Hilti (15th), Telefonica (16th), Accor (17th), Quintiles (18th), SC Johnson (19th), FedEx Express (20th), Atento (21st), Mars (22nd) McDonald's (23rd), Coca-Cola (24th) and Novartis (25th). Together, these cos employ more than 1.19 crore employees. These companies have been selected from more than 1,000 entries and they have appeared on at least 5 national Best Workplaces lists, employ at least 5,000 people globally and have at least 40 % workforce based outside their home country.