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    To foster innovation, luxury hotel chain brings together teams ranging from front desk and culinary employees to the hotel managers. In Boston, staffers focused on better room service for hurried guests and came up with a “15 Minute Room Service” menu. It was such a hit it was rolled out globally within months.

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    Company Info

    CEO/Top Executive
    Allen Smith
    Rank last year91
    # of years on list18
    F500 Rank-
    Industry
    Hospitality
    Year founded1,960
    Type of organization
    Private, Partnership
    Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
    $4 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.fourseasons.com
    Total US employees13,071
    Full-Time jobs added in last year264
    Number of work sites-

    Perks

    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Offers college tuition reimbursement to employees
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women46.45%
    % Minorities64.45%
    % African-American12.83%
    % Asian17.03%
    % Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander2.04%
    % Caucasian or White33.10%
    % Hispanic/Latino30.00%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.08%
    % Two or more races2.46%
    Same-Sex Benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off

    Holidays
    9
    Vacation
    10
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO-

    Compensation

    Most common job (hourly)
    Guest Room Attendant
    Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$31,890
    Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$212
    Most common job (salaried)
    Asst. Food & Beverage Manager
    Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$50,957
    Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)-

    Hiring/Staffing

    FT voluntary turnover13.00%
    # of job applicants35,560
    Avg. # of applicants per opening10
    # of jobs filled3,556
    Jobs filled internally752
    % of jobs filled by referral24.00%
    # new graduates hired383
    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)621