Rank: 1 (Previous rank: 4)
What makes it so great?
Everything was up at Google last year -- revenue, profits, share price, paid search clicks, hiring -- and so, too, was employee love; the search giant climbed three slots in our ranking to reclaim the top spot.Headquarters:
The reason? Employees rave about their mission, the culture, and the famous perks of the Plex: bocce courts, a bowling alley, eyebrow shaping (for a fee) in the New York office. Then there's the food: some 25 cafés companywide, all gratis.
Wrote one Googler: "Employees are never more than 150 feet away from a well-stocked pantry."
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 940432010 revenue ($ millions): 29,321
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