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Investment advisor has $120 billion in client assets and attributes success to CEO Paul Purcell’s one rule: there are “no a**holes here.” Over the years roughly two dozen people have been terminated for breaking that rule.

Company Info

CEO/Top Executive
Paul E. Purcell
Rank last year9
# of years on list12
F500 Rank-
Industry
Financial Services & Insurance
Year founded1,919
Type of organization
Private
Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
$1.1 billion
Web addresshttp://www.rwbaird.com
Total US employees2,822
Full-Time jobs added in last year121
Number of work sites-

Perks

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

Diversity

% Women40.22%
% Minorities7.34%
% African-American2.59%
% Asian2.66%
% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.07%
% Caucasian or White92.45%
% Hispanic/Latino1.59%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.14%
% Two or more races0.28%
Same-Sex Benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off

Holidays
9
Vacation-
Sick days-
General PTO
18

Compensation

Most common job (hourly)-
Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)-
Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)-
Most common job (salaried)-
Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)-
Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)-

Hiring/Staffing

FT voluntary turnover7.00%
# of job applicants45,200
Avg. # of applicants per opening100
# of jobs filled545
Jobs filled internally51
% of jobs filled by referral47.00%
# new graduates hired65
# of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)98