17 Great Companies for Gen Z in San Francisco/Silicon Valley

Gen Z. They have high-tech minds. They expect a healthy work-life balance. They require a lot of feedback. They want to start their own businesses. They’re excellent multitaskers. Soon, they’ll surpass Millennials as the Earth’s most populous generation. And constituting a quarter of the US population, they’re the most diverse generation in the nation’s history. The future of every industry and business in the nation depends on the Gen Z workforce. With that in mind, here are 17 San Francisco/Silicon Valley companies that are ahead of the curve: they are graded highly by Gen Z employees on Comparably.com. In fact, these companies all received A-level overall culture grades from workers 24 years old and younger.


Location: San Francisco, CA

Salesforce provides enterprise cloud computing and customer relationship management solutions for automotive, healthcare and retail industries. Its social and mobile cloud technologies—including the flagship sales and CRM applications—help companies connect with customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways.

“The culture at Salesforce is truly unmatched. I’ve worked at smaller companies my entire career and was nervous about working for a large organization, but I feel right at home. The office is inclusive and I love being surrounded by hard working people!”


Salesforce employees rated their overall culture a A+.

Salesforce is hiring! Find your next role here.

Hospital & Health Care

Location: Oakland, CA

Kaiser Permanente offers nonprofit healthcare plans. The company provides preventive care, well-baby and prenatal care, immunizations, emergency care, screening diagnostics, hospital and medical, and pharmacy services. It offers its services in California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, and the District of Columbia.

“They all believe and work towards making the patient experience as good as possible.”


Kaiser Permanente employees rated their overall culture a A-.

Kaiser Permanente is hiring! Find your next role here.

Logistics and Supply Chain

Location: San Francisco, CA

Flexport brings together advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise to deliver a dramatically better experience. Flexport and the Operating System for Global Trade give businesses what they’ve never had before with their freight forwarders: Deep visibility and control from origin to destination, fast and reliable transit times, and low and predictable supply chain costs.

“Every day is different and you as an individual person still have an impact on the overall performance.”


Flexport employees rated their overall culture an A-.

Flexport is hiring! Find your next role here.


Computer Software

Location: San Mateo, CA

In 2006, Roblox was founded with a mission to power the imaginations of millions of people around the world. Today, Roblox is the leading global platform for shared digital experiences – and the only of its kind to empower a global community of over 100M monthly users to play, imagine and create together.

“Friends, food and flexible time off.”

Roblox is hiring! Find your next role here.

Information Technology & Services

Location: San Francisco, CA

Globant is a digitally native company where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. It uses the latest technologies in the digital and cognitive field to empower organizations in every aspect.

“I’m making very high impact in the technology field and across all industries.”


Globant employees rated their overall culture a A+.

Globant is hiring! Find your next role here.

Computer Software

Location: San Jose, CA

Adobe is the global leader in digital media and digital marketing solutions. Its creative, marketing and document solutions empower everyone – from emerging artists to global brands – to bring digital creations to life and deliver immersive, compelling experiences to the right person at the right moment for the best results.

“Every day is different. I’m proud of the clients I manage and the work we are partnering together.”


Adobe employees rated their overall culture a A.

Adobe is hiring! Find your next role here.

Computer Software

Location: Santa Clara, CA

NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world.

“Fabulous work environment. Their are possibilities to work on multiple things within the company.”


nvidia employees rated their overall culture a A+.

Nvidia is hiring! Find your next role here.


Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 675+ million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network.

“The leadership team has a clear vision of where they want the company to head.”


LinkedIn employees rated their overall culture a A.

LinkedIn is hiring! Find your next role here.


Location: Menlo Park, CA

Facebook is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections.

“My team is filled with talented and motivated people who work to break new ground constantly.”


Facebook employees rated their overall culture a A+.

Facebook is hiring! Find your next role here.

Online Media

Location: San Francisco, CA

Included in the CBS Interactive portfolio of leading brands are the official sites of CBS, CBS News and CBS Sports as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry: CNET, Gamespot, Comicvine, Download.com, MaxPreps, TV Guide, last.fm, Metacritic, MetroLyrics, Chowhound, TechRepublic, TV.com, and more.

CBS Interactive is hiring! Find your next role here.

Computer Software

Location: San Francisco, CA

Slack is a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work.

“Honesty, loyalty and esprit de corps are strong.”

Slack is hiring! Find your next role here.


Location: Dublin, CA

Over the past 30+ years, Ross Stores, Inc. has grown from a six-store chain into an $15 billion, Fortune 500 Company. The company operates its off-price businesses in a way that keeps costs low so it can pass the savings to our customers.

“It’s been a fun two years and my first retail experience. I quickly moved up to stockroom leader and have been having a blast.”

Ross Stores is hiring! Find your next role here.


Location: Mountain View, CA

Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. The company’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

“An amazing place to work with exceptionally talented coworkers and bosses.”


Google employees rated their overall culture a A+.

Google is hiring! Find your next role here.

Computer Software

Location: Palo Alto, CA

VMware is a software company providing cloud and virtualization services. The company accelerates digital transformation by enabling unprecedented freedom and flexibility in how their customers build and evolve IT environments. Its software helps business users simply and securely access the apps and data they need, from anywhere, to do their best work. Organizations can embrace innovation at scale for competitive advantage.

“VMware exec leadership teams really do live the EPIC values. They don’t just talk about them. My regional colleagues and local team do as well. It’s not just words on the website.”


VMware employees rated their overall culture a A.

VMWare is hiring! Find your next role here.

Computer Software

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Palantir helps the world’s most important institutions use their data to solve their most urgent problems. Its software lets customers integrate and analyze all of their data so they can answer questions that they couldn’t before. From delivering disaster relief to building safer automobiles, the company prides itself on making its partners better at their most important work.

“Very mission focused with a demonstrated history of grit in difficult situations.”

Palantir is hiring! Find your next role here.

Computer Software

Location: San Ramon, CA

GE Digital connects streams of machine data to powerful analytics, providing Industrial companies with valuable insights to manage assets.

“Very large signing bonus compared to the others in the industry.”

GE Digital is hiring! Find your next role here


Location: Watsonville, CA

With 240 stores located in 38 states and Puerto Rico and a thriving eCommerce website  reaching domestic, international and professional customers, West Marine is recognized as a leading boating retailer for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts.

“I started from the ground floor in retail and now I work at the support center. Lots of room for upward growth for those whose are hungry.”

West Marine is hiring! Find your next role here.