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A “Mindfulness Zone” at Salesforce’s Bellevue office. (GeekWire Photo)

With so much competition for top technical talent, it’s no surprise that tech companies are well-represented on Indeed’s annual ranking of the top 50 places to work.

In the tech industry, companies are adding increasingly generous perks and benefits to recruit and retain employees with coveted skills (read: engineers). Take, Salesforce, for example. The SaaS giant, which took the top spot on Indeed’s list, has a “mindfulness zone” for employees on each floor of its Bellevue, Wash. office and offers other workplace perks designed with worker happiness in mind. Salesforce earned top marks on Indeed’s list because of employee reviews that praise the company’s benefits and fast-paced culture.

Facebook is No. 4 on the list, earning high marks for company culture, work-life balance, and social activities.

Google ranks just after Facebook, with reviews touting strong management, a motivating environment, and inspiring vision, according to Indeed.

Apple and Nike tied for eighth place. Other Northwest companies in the top 50 include Microsoft, Costco, and Starbucks.

Indeed’s ranking is based on 15 million employee reviews of companies on this year’s Fortune 500 list.

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(Editor’s note: Salesforce is a GeekWire sponsor).

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