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Job alert: 50 best places to work in 2018

Job alert: 50 best places to work in 2018

Job alert: 50 best places to work in 2018

Job alert: 50 best places to work in 2018

If you’re planning to make a career-related move in 2018, finding a new job may be one of your New Year’s resolutions.

With January and February being two of the busiest months for hiring, Glassdoor has just revealed its list of the best companies to work for — which could come in handy for job seekers.

The best employers are determined entirely on feedback provided by employees over the past year.

Here are some of the highlights: 

  • Facebook ranks #1, taking the top spot on this list for the third time.
  • This year’s Top 100 list has 40 newcomers including Blizzard Entertainment (#28), Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (#37), T-Mobile (#79), and adidas (#93).
  • Only three companies remain winners on the Top 100 list for 10 consecutive years (since these awards debuted in 2008): Bain & Company (#2), Google (#5), and Apple (#84).

RELATED: Top 10 jobs for 2018 that don’t require a college degree

Glassdoor’s top 50 places to work in 2018

Tech, health care, retail and consulting industries are all represented in this new list. These are the top 50 companies to work for in 2018, according to Glassdoor:

50. SpaceX
49. Wegmans Food Markets
48. Oshkosh Corporation
47. Protiviti
46. Texas Health Resources
45. Memorial Sloan Kettering
44. Progressive Leasing
43. Smile Brands
42. Yardi Systems
41. Hilton
40. Ellie Mae
39. Microsoft
38. Johnson & Johnson
37. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
36. Forrester
35. Boston Scientific
34. Concur
33. VMware
32. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
31. Adobe
30. Intuit
29. Paylocity
28. Blizzard Entertainment
27. Nestlé Purina
26. AvalonBay Communities
25. Fast Enterprises
23. Southwest Airlines
22. DocuSign
21. LinkedIn
20. H E B
19. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
18. Academy Mortgage
17. Delta Air Lines
16. Power Home Remodeling
15. Salesforce
14. E. & J. Gallo Winery
13. Keller Williams
12. McKinsey & Company
11. SAP
10. Ultimate Software
9. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
8. World Wide Technology
7. HubSpot
6. lululemon
5. Google
4. In-N-Out Burger
3. Boston Consulting Group
2. Bain & Company
1. Facebook

You can see all 100 companies on the list at Glassdoor.com.

Before you start filling out applications, you’ll want to make sure that your resume is up to date. Read Clark’s guide to learn the 9 secrets to a perfect resume in 2018.

RELATED: 20 in-demand jobs that pay at least $100,000

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  • After watching lawmakers agree to two bills this week dealing with guns and school safety in the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Democrats say the gun violence marches around the nation on Saturday have the chance to change the political dynamic on gun control in the Congress. “Their hope gives me hope,” Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) said of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and others who have joined in calling for action on gun violence. “Their determination gives me determination,” Nelson said at a U.S. Capitol news conference, even as he and other Democrats again acknowledged that they are far from having the votes to press ahead with gun control plans. This Saturday, students will lead marches across our country to demand action and pass commonsense gun safety legislation. They just want our schools and communities to be safe. That is certainly not too much to ask, we owe it to them to get something done. #MarchForOurLives pic.twitter.com/2mTVx1OMQK — Bill Nelson (@SenBillNelson) March 22, 2018 Among the plans that Democrats have focused on in recent weeks include: + The Manchin-Toomey ‘universal background checks’ bill, which would require checks for almost all private gun sales. + A federal law raising the minimum age to purchase a weapon to 21, mirrored on a law just passed by the state of Florida. + A ban on the sale of weapons like the AR-15. + Limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines. “We have an important role to play in insuring that no students should ever be afraid to walk down the hallway of their school,” said Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), whose district includes Parkland, Florida. Common-sense gun laws will save lives and uphold the 2nd Amendment. Our 21 to Buy Act follows the new standard set in FL & is the least we can do to keep our communities safe. Thanks to Republicans @TomRooney @RepPeterKing @RepCurbelo and Democrats @RepJayapal @RepCharlieCrist pic.twitter.com/z8atv06G8X — Rep. Ted Deutch (@RepTedDeutch) March 22, 2018 “It is our job, and everyone working in that building behind us, to pass laws, to keep our communities safe,” Deutch said at a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol. But the last five weeks were also a reminder of the difficulty of acting on any gun-related legislation – no matter how minor it might be. The “Fix NICS” bill approved this week as part of a giant spending bill was bipartisan, yet it also had some sharp opposition from Republicans in the House. And that makes the idea of the ‘Buy 21’ bill, or any ban on assault weapons, difficult to see getting through the Congress, unless there is major change in the makeup of the U.S. House and Senate. “You know the politics, but you got to start somewhere,” said Nelson. “This is the first step at the federal level.” “There is no better example of the youth of our country becoming engaged, than in this march,” said Deutch.
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  • Kissimmee police charged a man with murder in the case of a headless body found outside on the road. Back on March 14, a man’s decapitated body was found outside an auto repair business in Kissimmee near the intersection of Old Dixie Highway and East Donegan Avenue.  Shortly afterward, Crimeline offered a $5,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest. Kissimmee Police charged Angel Luis Olmeda-River, 44, with murder.  He was already in the Osceola County Jail on burglary charges. Detectives said they now want to talk to two men seen briefling interacting with Olmeda-Rivera around the time of the homicide.  Right now they’re calling them witnesses. Anyone who recognizes these two men should call Kissimmee Police at 407-846-3333, email seeitsayit@kissimmee.org or contact Crimeline anonymously at 1-800-423-TIPS.