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Facebook Rated 'Best Place To Work': Glassdoor.com

12/15/2010 12:45 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Facebook has been named the "Best Place to Work" by employees on Glassdoor.com, a business and career-oriented network.

According to the results of the 2010 Employees' Choice Awards contest, Facebook received a score of 4.6 out of 5 possible points. Employees said they were "very satisfied" working at Facebook, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg earned a 96% approval rating. (Recently, Zuckerberg was named Time's "Person Of The Year.")

"Of all the strategies for making workers happy, turning them into millionaires is probably the most effective," writes the New York Times. "Many of Facebook's employees have been able to sell some of their shares to big investors or on exchanges where shares in private companies trade."

Naturally, there are drawbacks to working for the world's largest social network, according to a Glassdoor user claiming to be a Facebook operations engineer. "With the small number of employees, everyone is expected to change the world," the employee wrote on Glassdoor.com.

Glassdoor's yearly contest includes companies with a staff of 500 or more. Apple, Inc. scored the #20 spot among the 50 highest-rated companies, and CEO Steve Jobs received approval from 97% of employees. Google took the #30 spot, with CEO Eric Schmidt winning the hearts of 96% of employees.

Take a look at the complete list of top-rated companies on Glassdoor.com (PDF).

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