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3. Johnson & Johnson

Overall Bliss Score: 4.236

Best-Rated Categories: The Company You Work For (4.42); The People You Work With (4.41); The Way You Work (4.31)

The well-known pharmaceutical, health-care and cosmetics manufacturer is headquartered in New Brunswick, N.J., and has more than 250 operating companies around the world. Some of the company’s best-known products include the Band-Aid brand of bandages, Tylenol and the Neutrogena line of skin care and beauty products. J&J also ranks well on reputation, earning the second-best in America spot on the Harris Interactive list and the third-best ranking on Forbes magazine’s “Reputation Institute Survey” for 2011. It has also earned awards in recent years as a desirable workplace for women executives, MBAs, diversity and working mothers.

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