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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.

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    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