Having a life outside of a daily work schedule is paramount to one’s mental and physical health. These days, most households need two incomes to uphold the standard of living in the Bay Area and similar regions.
And of course, when children are factored into the equation of work, home, and play, it is even more crucial to have a good balance.
Today, Glassdoor.com announced the top 25 companies that have the best work-life balance culture. This list can easily be used by job searchers to seek out companies that truly put its employees first. It is compiled from employee reviews and ratings of an array of companies, including many that are located within reach of Oakland job seekers.
Some notable and local Northern California companies to look into include Agilent Technologies of Santa Clara, Autodesk located in San Rafael, Chevron of San Ramon and Yahoo! and NetApp based in Sunnyvale.
These employee favorites stand out for many reasons. Colleagues of Agilent Technologies note the “laid back” culture of this tech company and its “flat” management structure. Workers at Chevron admire the “flexible work hours.”
Job hunters willing to go where the best company holds its headquarters will find great companies as far as Germany and Finland or within the American homeland in New York and Washington.
Wherever those seeking a new career plan to land, this list covers great companies from all over the globe. Take the time to browse reviews from former and current employees and find the company and culture that works for you.