The 25 Hottest Companies Of 2017, According to LinkedIn
Áine Cain
DATE:  May 22 2017
/ SOURCE:  Business Insider
The 25 Hottest Companies Of 2017, According to LinkedIn The 25 Hottest Companies Of 2017, According to LinkedIn

Google isn't the only powerhouse company people would love to work for.Adam Berry / Stringer / Getty Images

(Yicai Global) May 22 -- Where do people want to work these days?

That's the question that LinkedIn answers in its top companies of 2017 report.

Using data collected from the job site's more than 500 million members, LinkedIn ranked the 50 companies that people in the US most want to work for. It based its ranking on metrics like interest in a company's jobs, interest in a company's brand and employees, and employee retention. You can read more about their methodology here.

The companies that ended up faring the best spanned industries, from tech giants to banking institution to global media conglomerates.

Here are the top 25 companies on the list:

25. Capital One

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Based in Tysons Corner, Virginia, Capital One is a bank holding company.

Number of global employees: 47,300

24. Adobe

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Adobe is a software company based in San Jose, California.

Number of global employees: 16,500

23. Stryker


Stryker is a medical technology company that was founded in 1946.

Number of global workers: 33,000

22. BlackRock

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Founded in 1988, BlackRock is a global investment management company.

Number of global employees: 13,000

21. JLL


JLL is a global real estate company based in Chicago, Illinois.

Number of global employees: 77,000

20. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the sixth-largest bank in the world, by total assets.

Number of global employees: 240,000

19. Visa

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Founded in 1958 as BankAmericard, Visa is a financial services company.

Number of global employees: 14,000

18. CBRE

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Based in LA, California, CBRE is a commercial real estate company.

Number of global employees: 75,000

17. Twitter

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Social networking service Twitter was founded in 2006.

Number of global employees: 3,500

16. Under Armour

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Sportswear company Under Armour is based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Number of global employees: 14,000

15. Workday

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Founded in 2005, Workday is a cloud-based financial services vendor based in Pleasanton, California.

Number of global employees: 6,600

14. Dell Technologies

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Based in Round Rock, Texas, Dell develops, sells, and supports personal computers.

Number of global employees: 145,000

13. McKinsey & Co.


Based in New York City, this worldwide management consulting form specializes in both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Number of global employees: 25,000

12. Netflix

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Founded in 1997 in Scotts Valley, California, Netflix is an entertainment company.

Number of global employees: 3,200

11. Airbnb

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Airbnb is a San Francisco-based online hospitality service that was founded in 2008.

Number of global employees: 2,000

10. Comcast NBCUniversal

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Media conglomerate Comcast NBCUniversal is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, New York.

Number of global employees: 160,000

9. Walt Disney Company

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Founded in 1923, the Burbank, California-based Walt Disney Company is the world's second largest mass media conglomerate.

Number of global employees: 195,000

8. Time Warner

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Time Warner, a mass media and entertainment conglomerate, was founded in 1990 and is based in New York City.

Number of global employees: 25,000

7. Apple

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Based in Cupertino, California, Apple is the world's largest tech company by revenue.

Number of global employees: 110,000

6. Tesla

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Tesla is a Palo Alto, California-based US automaker and solar panel company that focuses on electric cars.

Number of global employees: 30,000

5. Uber


Based in San Francisco, California, Uber is a transportation network company.

Number of global employees: 12,000

4. Salesforce

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Salesforce is based in San Francisco, California and primarily deals with cloud computing technology.

Number of global employees: 25,000

3. Facebook

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Founded in 2004, Facebook is a social media service based in Menlo Park, California.

Number of global employees: 17,000

2. Amazon

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Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, Amazon is an online retailer based in Seattle, Washington.

Number of global employees: 341,400

1. Alphabet

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Alphabet, the company behind Google, is an American tech giant based in Mountain View, California.

Number of global employees: 72,000

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