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    Besides its famous “no assholes” policy, the investment firm gets high marks for a company culture that values integrity and teamwork. At Baird, founded in 1919 and privately owned, two-thirds of employees are currently shareholders. The feeling, says one, is that “everyone is playing the same game and we are all equal contributors.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year6
    Years on list
    14
    HQ location
    Milwaukee
    Total employees3,311
    Job openings (as of February 2017)119
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $1.2 billion
    Year founded
    1919
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites122
    Websitehttp://www.rwbaird.com

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Women40%
    % Minorities8%
    % African-American/Black2%
    % Asian3%
    % Caucasian/White92%
    % Hispanic/Latino2%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO27
    Total PTO after 5 years
    31
    # Sick days-
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    16
    General PTO for part-timers
    22
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Financial Analyst
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Client Specialist
    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 %5%
    # of job applicants39,379
    Avg. # of applicants per opening48
    FT voluntary turnover6%
    Jobs filled internally155
    % Jobs filled by referral30
    # New graduates hired100
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed$5,250

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)162
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)162