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This chain of boutique hotels and restaurants offers a buffet of benefits that includes six weeks of parental leave, hearing and vision care, backup childcare and elder care, and women’s preventive health. Known as a pet-friendly place, Kimpton provides workers with pet insurance, and even gives people time off to grieve if their pet dies. The company has been a leader in providing benefits for same-sex couples and transgender employees, and has earned a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for 11 consecutive years. Senior-managers are eligible for month-long sabbaticals after seven years–but only if they promise to unplug from their work emails and phone calls. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year11
# of years on list
7
Industry
Hospitality
Year founded1,981
CEO/Top executive
Michael DeFrino
HQ location
San Francisco, California
Type of organization
Public, Subsidiary
Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
$1.2 billion
Web addresshttps://www.kimptonhotels.com
Total U.S. employees
7,754
Total employees outside the U.S.-
Full-time jobs added in last year
-176
FT job growth in the past year
-3%
Number of work sites
113

Perks

Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
no
Offers health insurance to part-timers
no
Offers telecommuting
yes
Offers job sharing
no
Offers onsite childcare
no
Offers compressed work weeks
no
Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
yes
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
yes
Onsite medical care facility
no
Location of medical facility
-
Offers college tuition reimbursement
yes
Max tuition
$1,500
Offers paid time off for volunteering
no
Max PTO for volunteering
-

Diversity

% Women46
% Minorities57
% African-American/Black
15.2
% Asian
7
% Caucasian/White
35.5
% Hispanic/Latino
34.2
% Native American/Alaska Native
0.2
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.1
% Two or more races
0.3
Same-sex benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off (FT employees)

Holidays
7
Vacation
10
Sick days
Set
General PTO
-
Total PTO after 5 years
23

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)697
# of job applicants
152,211
Avg. # of applicants per opening
150
FT voluntary turnover
16%
# of jobs filled
2,535
Jobs filled internally
761
% of jobs filled by referral
-
# new graduates hired78

Training

Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)40
Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)40