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    “You don’t have to check yourself in at the door” at this cloud-­services company, where employees praise the “relaxed” ­atmosphere and freedom of “individual expression.” That culture is still going strong, Rackspace says, even after the company changed ownership in November.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year-
    Years on list
    7
    HQ location
    San Antonio
    Total employees6,184
    Job openings (as of February 2017)178
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $2.0 billion
    Year founded
    1998
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites9
    Websitehttp://www.rackspace.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
    yes
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    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
    no
    PTO for volunteering
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women23%
    % Minorities34%
    % African-American/Black4%
    % Asian7%
    % Caucasian/White60%
    % Hispanic/Latino21%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    6%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO28
    Total PTO after 5 years
    34
    # Sick days
    28
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    24
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Confidential
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Confidential
    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 %36%
    # of job applicants78,420
    Avg. # of applicants per opening25
    FT voluntary turnover18%
    Jobs filled internally732
    % Jobs filled by referral26
    # New graduates hired20
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)20
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)13