all the more competitive in 2019but at least one California-based grocer isnt sweating it; in first place,topped the business magazines prestigious list, followed along the way by Costco (in 4th place) and Wegmans (in 19th).

If ever there were an ideal time to be a job seeker, this past year was surely it,. Record-setting job gains and consistently low unemployment rates gave rise to a labor landscape not seen by Americans in decades, one where companies found themselvescompeting hard to attract and retain their workforces. In doing so, some emerged from the talent war as employers of choice.

Forbespartnered with research company Statista to suss out those companies most beloved by their employees. The two companies also issued alist of Americas Best Midsize Employers, but no food companies cracked the top 25.

Last year, Trader Joes placed 2nd on the list, and this year, the company proved that even with its head nearly touching the ceiling, TJs is on the up-and-up.

around for over 50 years, and weve never had layoffs. We stay true to what we know works for Trader Joes and our crew members, Jon Basalone, President of Stores at Trader Joes told. You combine that with the pay, benefits, and supportive, fun environment, and people tend to want to stick around.

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