Healthcare Companies Top Apple and Google in Employee Happiness

CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America Reveals the Happiest
Companies for Employees in 2016

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After receiving thousands of independent employee reviews and analyzing
hundreds of companies, CareerBliss announces the 6th
annual CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2016,
honoring the top companies dedicated to cultivating happier work
environments. Thousands of employees from companies around the nation
submitted confidential company reviews on, ranking their
employers on the key factors that impact overall employee happiness.
Topping the list is a leading healthcare organization, UnitedHealthcare.
Following the Minneapolis-based healthcare organization is biotechnology
giant Amgen Inc. and the multinational pharmaceutical corporation,
Novartis International AG. These companies beat notable technology
corporations including Adobe (No. 9), Google (No. 18), Microsoft (No.
38), and Apple (No. 48). Consistent themes amongst the 50 companies that
made the 2016 list are career development support, a positive
relationship with managers and a strong company culture.


CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America 2016 – Top 10

Rank       Company Name       Bliss Score
1       UnitedHealthcare       3.671
2       Amgen Inc.       3.662
3       Novartis International AG       3.637
4       Nokia Corporation       3.624
5       Total Quality Logistics       3.591
6       Texas Instruments, Inc.       3.59
7       Metropolitan Life Insurance Company       3.586
8       Chevron Corporation       3.582
9       Adobe Systems Incorporated       3.577
10       Anthem Inc.       3.565

*BlissScore data derived from 2014-2015 employee generated company
reviews. BlissScore ranks on a scale of 1-5 and evaluates a combination
of 10 key factors that impact overall workplace happiness.

For a full list of the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America
for 2016:

“Each year we honor the companies dedicated to creating positive work
environments. Our judges are the people who work there and experience
workplace happiness firsthand,” says Heidi Golledge, Chief Happiness
Officer and Cofounder of CareerBliss.

“Companies such as UnitedHealthcare are proving that one of the most
valuable resources in any organization is happy employees.”

For top ranked UnitedHealthcare, employees stated that the company
offers growth and support opportunities to help employees on their
career path. In addition, UnitedHealthcare offers employees unique
volunteer programs that build teamwork and enables employees to give
back to a charity of their choice.

What Employees Say about America’s Happiest

“UnitedHealthcare is very organized and has an excellent intranet for
learning more about the company and furthering your education,”
UnitedHealthcare employee.

“The company has great perks for their employees which include company
parties, outdoor activities, indoor pool and ping pong tables, and
computer gaming room. They also have a great cafeteria which provides
excellent food,” Adobe Systems employee.

“Flexible, good company, good pay. I enjoyed working with my department
and with the people on my team,” Texas Instruments employee.

“This year we noted that employees once again stated that compensation
is important, but far beyond a paycheck, is the relationship they have
with their coworkers and manager that defines a happy workplace for
them. This goes to show that in many cases happiness cannot be bought,”
says Golledge.

Companies Who Continue to Make Employees Happy

For a select few companies, making employees happy is something they
continue to excel at year after year. Qualcomm (No. 32) has made the
CareerBliss Happiest Companies in America list for 6 years in a row.
Others such as Google, Texas Instruments and Intel have made the list 5
years straight. Dropping from the list for the first time in 5 years is
the Walt Disney Company.

Newcomers to the Happiest Companies include: Metropolitan Life
Insurance, BMW, CenturyLink, MindTree Limited and Visa.

How CareerBliss Evaluates Happiness at Work

CareerBliss’ data evaluates the key factors that impact happiness at
work including: One’s relationship with management and company CEO,
compensation, workplace environment, growth opportunities, satisfaction
with job role, and one’s overall workplace setting. The results are
generated from
review submissions and serve to provide insight into employers. All
reviews are ranked on a scale of 1-5. Data for the CareerBliss Happiest
Companies for 2016 took into account reviews from 2014-2015.

“The CareerBliss Happiest Companies in America reveals insight into what
continues to motivate and inspire people to find happiness at work. We
believe that every employer and employee have the ability to find and
create work environments that foster happiness and success,” says

About CareerBliss

CareerBliss is an online career community designed to help everyone find
happiness in the workplace. An information hub for everyone that
works—employers, job seekers and recruiters—CareerBliss offers the
ability to find out what makes them happy and the ability to seek that
out in other jobs or improve it in their current one using our PhD Board
of Advisors, more than six million independent company reviews and
salary comparisons, and more than three million job listings.

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Alia Henson, 316-619-4245
Director of