is reportedly revered by employees for a sense of internal corporate transparency, the company has spent the last year warding off criticism from politicians and the media for a lack of transparency surrounding algorithmic news rankings, content policies and data breaches. The issue has brought Facebook
congressional hearings and and an FBI probe.
"While it might appear that the challenges the company has recently faced might deter people, the employees we attract are the type of people that tend to be excited and engaged in those big, complicated problems and would like to solve them,” Anthony Harrison, a Facebook spokesperson, said in an interview.
and airlines dominated the highest-rated workplaces. Southwest Airlines Co. and Salesforce.com Inc. followed in second and third place, respectively. Delta Air Lines Inc., JetBlue Airways Corp. and Apple Inc. also ranked among the top 10.
that have a progressive culture, focus on the employee experience and make sure their employees are engaged tend to make the top 10,” D’Arcy said.
Although unemployment rates have fluctuated around the lowest percent in 18 years, more than half of employed Americans are looking to leave their current jobs, according to a Gallup survey released this month.
Facebook, however, doesn’t appear concerned about losing workers. The social media giant has conducted internal surveys and found that most intend to stay at the company, Harrison said.