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    Employees feel “a sense of purpose and responsibility” at this Midwestern casualty insurer. It installed a permanent 65-foot Ferris “Charity Wheel” inside its headquarters for local fundraising events, and staffers can vote to direct its charitable giving. Other perks: a 45-foot climbing wall and a jeans-friendly dress policy.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year2
    Years on list
    3
    HQ location
    Sheboygan, Wis.
    Total employees1,244
    Job openings (as of February 2017)70
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $1.3 billion
    Year founded
    1925
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites2
    Websitehttp://www.acuity.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    yes
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    no
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
    no
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    no
    PTO for volunteering
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women54%
    % Minorities3%
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian1%
    % Caucasian/White97%
    % Hispanic/Latino1%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    <1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    <1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO19
    Total PTO after 5 years
    24
    # Sick days
    Unlimited
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers
    17
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Commercial Underwriter
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Commercial Processor
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %9%
    # of job applicants12,432
    Avg. # of applicants per opening62
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally43
    % Jobs filled by referral33
    # New graduates hired59
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)54
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)57