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Cloud computing pioneer more than doubled its workforce in past three years via fun-laden events like an Oktoberfest-themed “Bring a Referral” happy hour and such referral rewards as two first-class round trip airline tickets to a destination of choice along with $5,000 in spending money. The company gets 58% of new hires from employee referrals. Salesforce also offers all employees 6 paid days off per year to volunteer, resulting in more than 800,000 hours in volunteer time given back to the community.

Company Info

CEO/Top Executive
Marc Benioff
Rank last year7
# of years on list7
F500 Rank-
Industry
Information Technology
Year founded1,999
Type of organization
Public
Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
$5.4 billion
Web addresshttp://www.salesforce.com
Total US employees10,146
Full-Time jobs added in last year3,284
Number of work sites-

Perks

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

Diversity

% Women31.40%
% Minorities29.31%
% African-American1.93%
% Asian21.40%
% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.28%
% Caucasian or White65.07%
% Hispanic/Latino3.60%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.12%
% Two or more races1.99%
Same-Sex Benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off

Holidays
17
Vacation
15
Sick days
Unlimited
General PTO-

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 turnover21.00%
# of job applicants421,676
Avg. # of applicants per opening110
# of jobs filled6,166
Jobs filled internally680
% of jobs filled by referral58.00%
# new graduates hired224
# of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)946