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    Employees at this food and candy maker (whose brands include Snickers, Uncle Ben’s rice, and M&M’s) live by the company’s “Five Principles”: quality, responsibility, mutuality, efficiency, and freedom. Staffers say the values are a “guiding light,” influencing even “how we act in our personal lives, making us the best ­version of ourselves.”

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    Company Info

    *Employee count includes U.S. employees only.
    Rank last year99
    Years on list
    5
    HQ location
    McLean, Va.
    Total employees13,193
    Job openings (as of February 2017)481
    Industry
    Manufacturing & Production
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)-
    Year founded
    1911
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites73
    Websitehttp://www.mars.com
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    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    no
    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
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women35%
    % Minorities26%
    % African-American/Black12%
    % Asian4%
    % Caucasian/White66%
    % Hispanic/Latino10%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    8%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO26
    Total PTO after 5 years
    26
    # Sick days
    5
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    16
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers
    5

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Sales
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Supply
    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 %6%
    # of job applicants93,187
    Avg. # of applicants per opening37
    FT voluntary turnover8%
    Jobs filled internally679
    % Jobs filled by referral20
    # New graduates hired74
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed$5,250

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)40
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)24