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    “A genuine sense of family” makes the culture stand out at this information technology giant, where new parents get up to 13 weeks of paid leave (nonprimary caregivers get four weeks), plus more available unpaid. A day off for birthdays, plus five paid days to volunteer, helps put “the Cisco experience truly above any other.”Read Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year67
    Years on list
    21
    HQ location
    San Jose, Calif.
    Employees
    36284
    Job openings (as of February 2018)1,381
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$49,247
    Year founded
    1984
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites167
    Websitehttp://www.cisco.com

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Minorities46%
    % African-American/Black3%
    % Asian36%
    % Caucasian/White52%
    % Hispanic/Latino5%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity2%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO36
    # Sick days-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers
    10

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)-
    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 growth-2%
    # of job applicants309,023
    Avg. # of applicants per opening54
    FT voluntary turnover9%
    Jobs filled internally46%
    Jobs filled by referral14%
    # New graduates hired669