There are several kinds of lists published annually by various publications and
job search sites. Here is a selection.
Global Forces: Entrepreneur. Jul/Aug 2017, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p85 - 105. 13p.
The article lists the top franchises that are operating around the globe including
McDonald's, Subway, and Pizza Hut.
50 Smartest Companies: The List.
MIT Technology Review. Jul/Aug2017, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p56-57. 2p.
Topics include research by the microchip firm Nvidia Corp., the work of the firm
Gamalon on machine learning, and innovations by the drone firm DJI.
Fortune 100 Best: The 100 Best Companies to Work For
The 2017 results for the annual list.
Forbes Magazine publishes several annual lists:
America's Best Employers 2017
America's Largest Private Companies 2016
America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies
Forbes Small Giants 2017: America's Best Small Companies
Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2016
The World's Most Valuable Brands Of 2017
Indeed: Best Places To Work
Glassdoor: Best Places To Work 2017 Employee's Choice
Indeed: Best Corporate Employers In The U.S.