What makes a good workplace great? More perks? More flexibility? Inspirational management?

Here’s a look at the ten best workplaces of 2017, according to Fortune, Great Place to Work, and the opinions of those who work for them.

Best work places of 2017

Best work places of 2017

Google Inc.
Information Technology
Mountain View, California

Google is known for its perks, including free gourmet food, laundry services, and haircuts. It’s proactive about morale and culture, offering flexibility to its workers and ensuring that it is what employees call a “safe and inclusive” place to work.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Rochester, New York

This family-owned grocery chain demonstrates how much it cares for its workers by, among other things, providing flexible schedules, free cakes on birthdays, and winter hot chocolate for those who work outdoors.

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Professional Services
Boston, Massachusetts

According to employees, opportunities for growth are “unmatched,” and benefits are incredible. This global consultancy also balances hard work with a much-needed emphasis on self-care.

Financial Services & Insurance
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

You may know Baird for its “no assholes” policy. With two-thirds of its employees being shareholders, there is a company culture of integrity and teamwork.

Edward Jones
Financial Services & Insurance
St. Louis, Missouri

Edward Jones’ staff is loyal. This is not surprising when you consider the many hours of training per year, a culture of encouragement, and an internal hiring rate of about 30%.

Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
South San Francisco, California

According to staff, this may be a biotech giant, but it’s also a fun place to work. And everyone understands the company’s mission of making drugs for life-threatening illnesses.

Ultimate Software
Information Technology
Weston, Florida

One employee believes that this is a great place to work because of its “wonderful benefits, supportive management, and an amazing work environment.” Each employee also receives restricted stock units on starting with the firm.

Information Technology
San Francisco, California

Staff believes that inspirational leader Marc Benioff (CEO) is largely responsible for making this such a great place to work. He leads by example, promoting diversity, equality, innovation, and generosity.

Acuity Insurance
Financial Services & Insurance

According to employees, this casualty insurer manages to blend “a sense of purpose and responsibility” while promoting charitable giving, stress-relief and exercise, and a relaxed dress policy.

Quicken Loans
Financial Services & Insurance
Detroit, Michigan

Staff at this online home lender receive job satisfaction from providing home loans. It also gets free tickets to events and hover boards to ride around the attractive headquarters.

The ten best workplaces mentioned above share strong company cultures and care for their staff. I hope that they inspire other firms, including yours, to become better workplaces in 2018.