The World's Best Employers 2018: Alphabet Leads As U.S. Companies Dominate List

The World's Best Employers 2018: Alphabet Leads As U.S. Companies Dominate List

Chamber Articles Category: Industry News Post Date: 10/10/18 Source: Forbes By: Kristin Stoller
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What makes Alphabet the best employer in the world? High ratings on working conditions and, most importantly, diversity.

For the second year in a row, Alphabet has topped Forbes’ Global 2000 list of the World’s Best Employers. Google’s parent company was the only one to receive a perfect score. In a 2018 diversity report, Google announced that women hold 25.5% of its leadership positions, and Latins and black hires have increased slightly. Companies on the Best Employers list have high approval in areas including image, working conditions and diversity.

Companies at the top of the list are some of the largest in the world. Alphabet, which has over 80,000 employees, saw $117.9 billion in sales, $16.6 billion in profit, $206.9 billion in assets and a market value of $766.3 billion for the past year. In its most recent earnings report, Alphabet reported revenues of $32.7 billion for the second quarter, up 26% versus the second quarter of 2017. Read Full Article