Slideshow 2016’s best places to work – Part 2

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  • December 07 2016, 10:44am EST
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From incredible perks to a seamless work-life balance, Glassdoor’s list of best places to work in 2016 continues with these top 25 companies, which were rated based on employee reviews.

Also see: 2016’s best places to work – Part 1.

25. Apple

82% of employees would recommend to a friend
95% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Apple currently offers competitive salaries and benefits, interesting projects, smart colleagues and a comfortable workplace. Of note is Apple's contribution to the 401(k) plan.”

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24. QuikTrip

83% of employees would recommend to a friend
95% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Great pay, seniority only matters with the time off and pay. The company awards you for staying with them, the pay gets better throughout the long run and starts off great as well.”

23. Protiviti

78% of employees would recommend to a friend
92% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Significantly improved work-life balance. Competitive salary and incentive structure. Company culture is hands down the best I've experienced. A truly collaborative organization filled with smart people who genuinely care about the professional growth of their peers and want to help each other.”

22. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

86% of employees would recommend to a friend
96% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Working at the LDS Church has been the best experience I've had in my career. It is full of honest people doing great work. There is a sense of innovation and excitement to accomplish the work.”

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21. Delta Airlines

85% of employees would recommend to a friend
92% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Management listens to the engineers. Clear paths for advancement. Challenging work environment. You really see how your work contributes to the success of the company.”

20. Memorial Sloan Kettering

85% of employees would recommend to a friend
92% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Great benefits; driven coworkers that bring the best out of you; and many opportunities to grow.”

19. Adobe

85% of employees would recommend to a friend
94% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “I've been at Adobe for more than 9 years and I couldn't be happier. I have challenging work, the freedom to implement new ideas, a fantastic working environment and a supportive network of colleagues. I'm fortunate to have found a career that I love and a company that truly cares for its employees.”

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18. Riot Games

87% of employees would recommend to a friend
98% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Riot truly cares about the player experience; it's their #1 focus, and it’s clear in everything they do. I love the open feedback culture and work autonomy; it's a great environment for those who are passionate about what they do.”

17. HEB

85% of employees would recommend to a friend
96% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “HEB works greatly with your schedule and provides great jobs for students in both high school and those seeking a higher education.”

16. Expedia

84% of employees would recommend to a friend
96% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Reasonable hours, clear project goals, smart managers, always something to look forward to, generous healthcare coverage.”

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15. Power Home Remodeling Group

82% of employees would recommend to a friend
94% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Strong leadership: the company went from 30 million in net revenue to 300 million in under 10 years. That type of growth and success is no accident. Timing is everything in life: Power is the right company, at the right place, at the right time.”

14. Mindbody

80% of employees would recommend to a friend
96% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “I've never been in such a positive environment. Management encourages you not only professionally, but in personal aspects of life too. So thankful to work for such an amazing company.”

13. In-N-Out Burger

89% of employees would recommend to a friend
95% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Pay, hours, benefits, company associate appreciation, bonuses, incentives, the list goes on and on. Coolest president ever.”

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12. World Wide Technology

91% of employees would recommend to a friend
97% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “World Wide Technology not only has the best culture but offers tremendous opportunity to everyone. The humility of our executive leadership is a key driver to our success. It is hard to have a conversation with anyone in our executive management that you don’t walk away feeling better about yourself.”

11. Eastman Chemical

94% of employees would recommend to a friend
95% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Eastman Chemical is a company that lives and breathes its ethical business policy. Every email or memo that comes from the CEO to the Department Manager stresses the company's commitment to shareholders, employees, the community, and the environment. Employees are encouraged to volunteer, and those opportunities are spent working side by side with management and company executives.”

10. Zillow

86% of employees would recommend to a friend
98% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “My favorite perks/benefits are our desks that convert from sitting to standing at the push of a button, all the free snacks drinks and catered lunches, the gym reimbursement, 401k match, summer outing, holiday weekend, great healthcare …”

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9. Nestlé Purina Petcare

92% of employees would recommend to a friend
94% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “The company atmosphere is very unique. They offer employees the freedom to be creative and form their own careers while still having an established system for career advancement. The corporate team is very supportive, especially of those in the management development program.”

8. Google

91% of employees would recommend to a friend
96% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Everyone works together to achieve big and have fun while doing it. The perks are unbelievable (food, massage, gyms, discounts, etc.) but the best part is being surrounded by such amazing talent. It’s truly inspiring.”

7. Boston Consulting Group

86% of employees would recommend to a friend
97% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Fascinating work, very smart people, top benefits and perks, no politics, sustained growth.”

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6. LinkedIn

89% of employees would recommend to a friend
97% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “At LinkedIn I have had the unique opportunity to work with people that are incredibly smart, hard working, and know how to have fun while getting their work done. LinkedIn invests in their employees, but especially strong leadership who exemplify our culture and values.”

5. Facebook

90% of employees would recommend to a friend
97% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “It might be easy to roll your eyes when people from Facebook say how open their culture is, but it's true; it's more open than any other place I've worked at. At a company wide-level, secret projects, public incidents, important non-public business metrics and the like are all openly discussed. You can ask questions about them directly to [Mark] Zuckerburg at the weekly Q&A. I think the idea is that if everyone is on the same page or at least, differing views are heard, the company will be stronger, and solutions may be offered from a place you didn't expect.”

4. HubSpot

89% of employees would recommend to a friend
95% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “It's not really about the beer and ping pong it's about the people you get to work with every day, training to build skills in sales you get to experience, and the potential for long term career growth that comes from working at a rocket-ship company like this.”

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3. Guidewire

94% of employees would recommend to a friend
97% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “People really do live by the company values: Integrity, Rationality, Collegiality. I have worked with many smart people over the years, at many companies both large and small. Guidewire had the biggest collection of brilliant people that I have ever encountered in the workplace anywhere. Not only were my colleagues brilliant, they were humble and truly collegial - always willing to help any time I asked for help with anything.”

2. Bain & Company

96% of employees would recommend to a friend
100% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “Incredibly supportive culture with an incredible focus on learning and mentoring. Highly intelligent, down-to-earth and fun people, focused on making a real impact for our clients.”

1. Airbnb

95% of employees would recommend to a friend
98% of employees approve of the CEO

Employee comment: “The people that work here are some of the best I've met in my professional career. The culture is good. The founders are great people and I believe they have the best intentions for the company, the employees, and our community. There is a lot of opportunity to learn from different teams and possibly switch roles as departments grow and new team form.”