Best big companies to work for

See the 37 companies that made both the Fortune 1000 and Best Companies to Work For lists this year.

Network Appliance
Network Appliance
Fortune 1000 rank: 838
Best Companies rank: 6
No. of U.S. employees: 3,553
Most common salaried job (Avg. Pay):
MTS Software 4 ($129,000)

What makes it so great? Data-storage company climbed 21 spots as employees cheered enhanced benefits for parents of special-needs children, widespread use of flexible schedules (95% of employees), and a soaring stock (up 50% in 2006).

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