ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – One St. Louis firm is near the top of the national list when it comes to the best places to work in America.
Fortune Magazine recently released their list of “100 Best Companies to Work for in 2013.” St. Louis based company Edward Jones ranks No. 8 this year. It is a repeat performance for the company with a total of 14 appearances on the list since Fortune Magazine began releasing their results 16 years ago.
Four other St. Louis-based companies made the list as well. World Wide Technology ranks 24th; Scottrade, 53rd; and Build-A-Bear Workshop comes in 78th.
The rankings are based on employee surveys. Workers are asked about management’s credibility, their job satisfaction and camaraderie. The survey also includes detailed questions about pay, benefits, hiring practices, diversity efforts and other issues.
Google took home the No. 1 spot for the fourth time.