Washington, D.C.: Top Ranked Employer Brands by Job Seekers

Knowledge workers share the most appealing companies to work for

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Hiring strategies for your city

It’s true: companies are only as successful as their people. And in order to attract the best and brightest, today’s innovative companies need a strong employer brand. A positive brand reputation can mean the difference between a company maintaining an all-star team and consistently losing dream candidates to a competitor.

  • Insight 1

    47% of candidates would not want to work for an organization if they were not interested in their company mission

  • Insight 2

    71% of tech workers are interested in working 100% remotely

  • Insight 3

    32% of candidates consider benefits beyond salary one of the most important factors when job searching

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Local Leaders in Washington, D.C.

Top 20 Employer Brands

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  1. NPR
  2. Capital One
  3. The Washington Post
  4. Marriott
  5. PBS
  6. Booz Allen Hamilton
  7. Rosetta Stone
  8. ThinkGeek
  9. Lockheed Martin
  10. Blackboard
  11. Applied Predictive Technologies
  12. MicroStrategy
  13. Geico
  14. CARFAX
  15. CAVA
  16. Custom Ink
  17. Cvent
  18. Bain and Company
  19. K12
  20. Ntrepid

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Getting to know knowledge workers in Washington, D.C.

What talent looks for in a company
  1. Compensation (i.e. base salary)
  2. Company culture
  3. Opportunity to learn new skills
What turns talent off from a company
  1. Not interested in the mission
  2. Not interested in the product
  3. Not knowing enough about the company

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Wage Gap: Pay Trends in Washington, D.C.

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Distribution of the Wage Gap

60% of the time men are offered higher salaries than women for the same job at the same company and companies offer women 3% less on average than men for the same roles.

Frequence of roles Wage Gap
  • Job offers made to women that were less than job offers made to men
  • Job offers made to women that more or equal less than job offers made to men

Wage Gap in Washington, D.C.

Women in D.C. ask for ten percent less on average than their male counterparts; they are offered nine percent less on average by companies.

  • Expectation Gap
  • Wage Gap

Read full insights: Wage inequality Report

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