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This global financial services giant defies industry stereotypes by encouraging employees to take time off and ensure their family comes first. Baird folks also have no time for divas: they make sure prospective hires treat everyone, including wait staff and receptionists, with proper respect. It’s a deal breaker if they don’t. How down to earth is this place? If someone does something particularly selfless, colleagues might say “very Baird.”

Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year4
Years on list
15
HQ location
Milwaukee
Employees
3224
Job openings (as of February 2018)71
Industry
Financial Services & Insurance
Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$1,390.012
Year founded
1919
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites129
Websitehttp://www.rwbaird.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
yes
Subsidized childcare
no
Compressed work weeks
yes
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
On-site fitness/subsidized gym
no
On-site medical care facility
yes
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
yes
Health insurance for part-timers
yes
Sick days for part-timers
no
College tuition reimbursement
yes
Student loan debt repayment
no
Medical facility at all locations
no

Diversity

% Minorities7%
% African-American/Black2%
% Asian3%
% Caucasian/White92%
% Hispanic/Latino2%
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races1%
% Unknown ethnicity1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO27
# Sick days-
General PTO for part-timers-
# 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)-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time and part-time job growth1%
# of job applicants37,257
Avg. # of applicants per opening52
FT voluntary turnover7%
Jobs filled internally22%
Jobs filled by referral24%
# New graduates hired85