People want to work for companies that take care of their employees. This should not be a shock to you. But it is something our recruiters stress to employers all the time. Top industry talent have career options and they will choose companies that offer the best salary, offer career advancement and have a great culture. 

“Companies with positive, vibrant cultures attract the best talent to their teams and produce better products and services since their employees are more motivated to give 100% daily. A stellar workplace culture leads to a better work environment, improved employee engagement, and a better representation of a company’s mission,” says Sujan Patel, on

In contrast, poor company culture can negatively affect company performance and employee results. Employees are more likely to leave companies with poor, draining cultures and produce less than stellar products,” she adds.

So, who are these customers? Sales and Software recruiter Jace Ermidis has curated the following list of the best companies for raises, promotions, and culture. 

Top Companies According To The American Opportunity Index

When you think of the top companies to work for, you often think of big brands. A truly huge brand is the best company to work for based on factors such as pay, hiring, promotions, and culture. Who is it? Coca-Cola. They had the highest score for hiring, pay, and culture.

Here’s the list of the best companies:

  1. Coca-Cola
  2. J.M. Smucker
  3. W.W. Grainger
  4. PNC Financial Services
  5. ServiceNow
  6. Meta Platforms
  7. Capital One Financial
  8. Bank of America
  9. Costco Wholesale
  10. Intuit

Some of the other notable companies that made the top 100 include Target, Mastercard, Salesforce, Amazon, Microsoft, and Nike. 

See the complete list

What Are The Best Companies To Work For In Canada?

Human Resources Director (HRD) looks at the best places to work in Canada. They compiled a list of the best workplaces based on employee size. According to their findings, here are the top employers in Canada:

  • 500+ employees: Fidelity Canada, CAA, Questrade, Docebo
  • 300-499 employees: Bethesda Community Services, Carrier Sekani Family Services, Centurion Asset Management, Creative Options Regina, Propel Holdings
  • Up to 299 employees: Some of the employers include ECO Canada, Igloo Software, NRT Technology, Truss Beverages, Paystone

To assess the best companies to work for, HRD looked at many factors including employee engagement, turnover rates, average tenure of staff, compensation and benefits, health and wellness programs, diversity initiatives, professional development, corporate culture, flexible work options, reward and recognition, and green programs.  


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Jace Ermidis Sales Recruiter

Jace Ermidis

Jace is a Senior Director, Client Services with IQ PARTNERS as well as our sales division SalesForce Search, where he specializes in Technology and SaaS recruitment. Jace is motivated by watching his clients grow locally, nationally, and internationally. Knowing that he plays an integral role in their growth and success is what he gets out of bed for.

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