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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 [f500link]Cisco[/f500link] experience truly above any other.”Read Great Place to Work review here.

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