FORTUNE -- "All happy families are alike. Each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." -- Leo Tolstoy.
Apple (AAPL) is still one of the best places to work in America, according to Glassdoor's 2014 survey. But it dropped another spot in the report released Tuesday. There are now 34 U.S. companies -- and 15 tech companies -- rated higher by their workers.
A sampling of the pros and cons -- especially the cons -- submitted by current and former Apple employees draw a picture of a work environment that's exciting but not that much fun, especially in retail.
With one seventh as many employees as IBM, Apple generates 13 times more profit
As of September, Apple (AAPL) had 60,400 full-time equivalent employees, according to the SEC Form 10-K it filed Wednesday, nearly 30% more than the 46,600 it reported in Q4 2010.
But those employees generate more profit per capita -- by far -- than any of Apple's peers in the industry.
In the quarter that ended in September -- not MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 30, 2011 6:34 AM ET
In an email sent to all Google employees (and was bound to leak), CEO Eric Schmidt told employees that they'd be seeing a healthy Christmas bonus.
The first copy of the email I've seen is on Silicon Alley Insider and is reproduced below the fold. (Update: a Googler confirmed the email to me independently). The raise looks to be 10% across the board for all 25,000-ish full and part time MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 9, 2010 10:33 PM ET
The live performance of his Legally Not Allowed to be Funny on TV tour is being watched by Google employees, who seem to have some of the best perks in the business.
Google was nice enough to invite me to their NYC headquarters yesterday for lunch. After eating some very tasty, yet healthy, gourmet dishes on a terrace with an incredible view of New York City, I was shown all of MORESeth Weintraub - May 5, 2010 2:07 PM ET
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