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O.C. Tanner partners with companies to design and implement employee recognition programs and practices what it preaches. “Ideation Stations” with iPads are dotted throughout the campus, allowing staff to share their ideas. For their hard work, every hourly worker received a surprise bonus of $2,000 last year. O.C. Tanner is also big on showing its appreciation: On their work anniversary, employees receive a customized yearbook with photos from coworkers, friends, and family, as well as a personal message from company executives. Each retiree receives a keepsake box engraved with his or her career accomplishments, and filled with personal notes from other employees. “It’s not uncommon to hear clapping and cheering, because somebody is always being appreciated,” one employee said. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year40
# of years on list
2
Industry
Professional Services
Year founded1,927
CEO/Top executive
David A. Petersen
HQ location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Type of organization
Private
Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
-
Web addresshttp://www.octanner.com
Total U.S. employees
1,389
Total employees outside the U.S.
135
Full-time jobs added in last year
38
FT job growth in the past year
3%
Number of work sites
45

Perks

Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
no
Offers health insurance to part-timers
yes
Offers telecommuting
yes
Offers job sharing
no
Offers onsite childcare
no
Offers compressed work weeks
no
Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
no
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
no
Onsite medical care facility
no
Location of medical facility
-
Offers college tuition reimbursement
yes
Max tuition
$5,000
Offers paid time off for volunteering
yes
Max PTO for volunteering
8

Diversity

% Women59
% Minorities26
% African-American/Black
1.4
% Asian
12.2
% Caucasian/White
74.3
% Hispanic/Latino
9.7
% Native American/Alaska Native
0.3
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
1
% Two or more races
1.2
Same-sex benefits
no
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off (FT employees)

Holidays
11
Vacation
10
Sick days
Set
General PTO
-
Total PTO after 5 years
47

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)22
# of job applicants
5,306
Avg. # of applicants per opening
21
FT voluntary turnover
7%
# of jobs filled
244
Jobs filled internally
65
% of jobs filled by referral
48%
# new graduates hired22

Training

Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)40
Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)22