Happiest Companies for Young Professionals

Posted April 26, 2012

GE Energy logo Our friends at Forbes asked for our help in identifying companies that have found favor with the younger set of workers. Eager to oblige, we combed through more than 220,000 employee submitted reviews and came up with the top 10 happiest companies for young professionals.

Surprise, surprise -- companies like Apple, Google and Facebook didn't make the list. Instead, we have GE, AstraZeneca and FedEx Express. Check out the full list below.

“What we see for young professionals is a desire to find a company culture that fits with their personal work-style,” CareerBliss co-founder and CTO Matt Miller told Forbes. “They want a company that values their ideas and provides the growth opportunities and leadership to help shape their career.”

Happiest Companies for Young Professionals:

CompanyCareerBliss Rating
GE Energy4.528
Nordstrom4.441
Fluor4.419
United Space Alliance4.393
AstraZeneca4.319
Centex4.341
GlaxoSmithKline4.322
Wipro4.312
FedEx Express4.304
Kaiser Permanente4.300

Read the Forbes story here

Methodology: CareerBliss compiled a list of the 10 companies where young employees are happiest, based on analysis from more than 223,500 employee-generated reviews between March 2011 and March 2012. Young professionals, defined by CareerBliss as employees with less than 10 years' experience in a full-time position, were asked to rate the company they work for on a scale of 1 - 5.

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The CareerBliss Team

CareerBliss cares about your career happiness. That's why we offer a variety of great tools and resources to help you make better-informed career decisions. We believe that if you're happier at work, you'll be happier in life! Check out company reviews, salary information, career advice and, of course, millions of jobs on CareerBliss and choose happy today!

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