The best place to work in retail is…
Who knows whether a company is a good place to work better than its employees? That’s what makes Glassdoor’s "Employees Choice Awards" top 50 list of the best places to work so interesting. This year, there’s a smattering of retailers and foodservice operators on the list, making the case that retail can mean good jobs.
H-E-B – Ranked seventh on Glassdoor’s list, the San Antonio-based grocery chain received 4.2 stars out of five based on 595 reviews. Eighty-five percent of those posting reviews would recommend working at the company to a friend and 96 percent approve of CEO Charles Butt.
In-N-Out Burger – Ranked eight with 4.2 stars based on 267 reviews. Ninety-one percent would recommend working at the company to a friend and 95 percent approve of the CEO, Lynsi Torres, the granddaughter of the chain’s founder Harry Snyder.
QuikTrip – The convenience store chain is number 21 on Glassdoor’s list with four stars based on 249 reviews. Eighty-three percent would recommend the company to a friend and 94 percent approve of the job being done by CEO Chet Cadieux.
Apple – While not primarily a retailer, Cupertino-based Apple was 22 on Glassdoor’s list with high marks for benefits and salary. Seventy-eight percent would recommend to a friend and 93 percent approve of CEO Tim Cook’s performance.
Costco – The warehouse club came in at number 29 with 3.9 stars. Seventy-nine said they would recommend working at Costco to a friend and 93 percent approve of CEO Craig Jelinek.
Wegmans – Number 32 on Glassdoor’s list with 3.9 stars out of five. Eight-three percent would recommend working at the family-owned grocery chain to a friend. Ninety-one percent give a thumbs-up to CEO Danny Wegman.
- Best Places to Work – Glassdoor
- Glassdoor Announces Employees’ Choice Award Winers, Recognizing The Best Places to Work For 2015 – Glassdoor
What are the biggest factors affecting whether or not you would recommend working at a company to a friend? Do you see any common attributes that would explain why employees seem to love working at the companies listed?