Everyone knows Google, Microsoft and Starbucks are wildly profitable and popular companies to work for, but read about some companies you might not have heard of on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for 2012. The survey tracks average salary, job growth, turnover rates, minority hiring policies, number of U.S. employees and perks that the companies provide.
Google claimed the top spot, with employees raving about the mission, culture and famous perks of the place. Another giant of the information age, Microsoft, ranked 76. Interestingly, while Apple’s profits have been making headlines, the company didn’t make this best of list.