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    There’s a promote-from-within culture at this manufacturing company, which makes Gore-Tex fabrics, medical devices, and more. Nearly half of its hires in the past year were made internally. Employees say they can “literally move to any role in the organization” with the right skills and training—which Gore will help pay for.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year12
    Years on list
    20
    HQ location
    Newark, Del.
    Total employees9,889
    Job openings (as of February 2017)66
    Industry
    Manufacturing & Production
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $2.9 billion
    Year founded
    1958
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites38
    Websitehttp://www.gore.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    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
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women39%
    % Minorities21%
    % African-American/Black4%
    % Asian5%
    % Caucasian/White78%
    % Hispanic/Latino9%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    3%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    <1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    <1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO21
    Total PTO after 5 years
    26
    # Sick days
    10
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    8
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Engineer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Medical Device Assembler
    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 %-4%
    # of job applicants19,004
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    FT voluntary turnover4%
    Jobs filled internally325
    % Jobs filled by referral12
    # New graduates hired48
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)42
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)42