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    Ninety years following the birth of its founder, Ingvar Kamprad, this Swedish home furnishings retailer has more than 14,000 U.S. employees (and 128,000 around the world). As part of his legacy, everyone gets the “Little IKEA dictionary,” not to explain product names like Smörboll and Figgjo, but to remind them of values like humbleness, willpower, simplicity, and togetherness and enthusiasm. The egalitarian culture provides all part-time workers who work more than 20 hours per week get full benefits, including gender reassignment, infertility treatments, and long-term disability. If an hourly co-worker has a disagreement with a corrective action or termination, the issue can be reviewed by a panel of peers. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year-
    # of years on list
    4
    Industry
    Retail
    Year founded1,984
    CEO/Top executive
    Lars Petersson
    HQ location
    Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
    Type of organization
    Private, Subsidiary
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $32.1 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.ikea-usa.com
    Total U.S. employees
    14,224
    Total employees outside the U.S.
    -
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    493
    FT job growth in the past year
    7%
    Number of work sites
    48

    Perks

    Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
    no
    Offers health insurance to part-timers
    yes
    Offers telecommuting
    yes
    Offers job sharing
    yes
    Offers onsite childcare
    no
    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Location of medical facility
    -
    Offers college tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Max tuition
    $2,500
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Max PTO for volunteering
    -

    Diversity

    % Women48
    % Minorities52
    % African-American/Black
    19.7
    % Asian
    6.7
    % Caucasian/White
    44.2
    % Hispanic/Latino
    21.4
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.3
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.6
    % Two or more races
    3.5
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    -
    Vacation
    -
    Sick days
    5
    General PTO
    29
    Total PTO after 5 years
    34

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    -
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay (salaried position)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    -
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay (hourly position)-

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)164
    # of job applicants
    126,615
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    25
    FT voluntary turnover
    21%
    # of jobs filled
    8,358
    Jobs filled internally
    2,850
    % of jobs filled by referral
    -
    # new graduates hired-

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)78
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)46