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Leadership’s support for its people is “second to none” at the restaurant chain, where staff praise “warmhearted” management for “their amazing flexibility” and “keeping everyone positively motivated.” The company stresses employee development, and all external management hires start at a junior level to better learn the culture.

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Company Info

Rank last year98
Years on list
4
HQ location
Calabasas Hills, Calif.
Total employees36,957
Job openings (as of February 2017)2,300
Industry
Hospitality
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$2.1 billion
Year founded
1978
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites204
Websitehttp://www.thecheesecakefactory.com

Perks

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

Diversity

% Women44%
% Minorities61%
% African-American/Black17%
% Asian3%
% Caucasian/White38%
% Hispanic/Latino35%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
1%
% Two or more races
5%
% Unknown ethnicity
1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO16
Total PTO after 5 years
32
# Sick days
5
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers
16
# Sick days for part-timers
5

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Restaurant Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)$62,968
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$5,770
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$68,738
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Server
Avg. base pay (hourly)$10,297
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$36,153
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$46,450
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %4%
# of job applicants642,501
Avg. # of applicants per opening23
FT voluntary turnover35%
Jobs filled internally-
% Jobs filled by referral-
# New graduates hired-
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$2,200

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)320
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)153