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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.

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