Louis Columbus: The Best Cloud Computing Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2014

InsightaaS: Readers of Across the Net will be familiar with the work of Louis Columbus; we have cited his Enterprise Irregulars posts in the past, and have come to respect his thoughtful, fact-based approach to analyzing trends in the SaaS world.

In this post from Columbus’s  A Passion for Research blog, Columbus uses data from two well-recognized public sources – CRN Magazine and Glassdoor.com – to identify the best cloud computing companies and CEOs to work for in 2014. The result is a fascinating list combining smaller firms (FinancialForce.com, Intacct, MuleSoft) with industry behemoths like Google (ranked #5 on the list), SAP (#8) and Microsoft (#11).

2014 continues to be a year marked by the accelerating hiring cycles across nearly all cloud computing companies.

Signing bonuses of $3K to $5K for senior engineers and system design specialists are becoming common, and the cycles from screening to interviews to offers is shortening.  The job market in the cloud computing industry is leaning in favor of applicants who have a strong IT background in systems integration, legacy IT expertise, business analysis and in many positions, programming as well.

One of the most common questions and requests I receive from readers is who the best companies are to work for.  I’ve put together the following analysis based on the latest Computer Reseller News list The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors Of 2014

Read the entire post here: http://softwarestrategiesblog.com/2014/03/03/the-best-cloud-computing-companies-and-ceos-to-work-for-in-2014/  



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