Rank: 4 (Previous rank: 4)
What makes it so great?
The search engine king is hiring again: Google plans to add thousands of employees to its payroll in 2010.Headquarters: 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Though a few perks have been cut in recent years, Google last year increased 401(k) matching and added a stock-option exchange program to help employees with underwater options. And engineers still get to devote 20% of their time to projects of their choosing.
Mountain View, CA 94043
2008 revenue ($ millions): 21,795
Is Google a great employer, or what?
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