Coinbase Among the LinkedIn Top 50 Most Sought after Companies in the US in 2019

LinkedIn released its top 50 companies in the US for this year that people wants to work in. Coinbase is the only company from the cryptocurrency space that made it among the top 50 that includes the likes of Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon, Salesforce, Deloitte, Uber, Apple, and Airbnb among others.

This list reveals where Americans want to work and stick around. Every year LinkedIn uncovers the companies that are attracting the most attention from the job seekers and further hanging onto that talent.

In creating this list, four main components are analyzed in the companies that include job demand, interest in the company, engagement with the company's employees, and employee retention.

Interest in the company counts unique, non-employee new follows on the LinkedIn page of the company, while job demand is measured by the rate at which people are viewing and applying to jobs, both paid and unpaid at the company on LinkedIn. Employee engagement covers how non-employees view unique employees while Job retention measures how many employees are still with the company that is at least one year after the date of hire.

Coinbase Ranks Above Twitter & JP Morgan Chase

Only those companies are included that have at least 500 employees and have positive employee growth between the time frame of Feb. 1, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019.

At 35th rank, Coinbase makes its way into the list of top companies where people want to work in. Coinbase beats Twitter which is at 36th rank, Intel Corporation, GE, at 44th spot JP Morgan Chase, and Nike, among others.

With a headcount of 600 employees, its top US locations are San Francisco, New York City, and Portland.

The fastest growing skills in Coinbase covers Go Algorithms and iOS while the job functions that have the newest hires are Engineering, IT, and Human Resources.

In “what may surprise you” section, which is not so surprising for us the crypto people is that Coinbase allows its employees to choose to be paid partially or entirely in Bitcoin. In fact, it reports, about 40 percent of the staff has some portion of their paycheck allocated to cryptocurrency only.

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