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    The family-owned and -operated company is the Hogwarts of grocery stores. Employees are “encouraged to have fun on a daily basis” and “thanked and celebrated all the time.” The company invests in professional development, promotes from within, and spent $400,000 last year on parties and events—including a white water rafting trip for the entire company. Read Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year30
    Years on list
    13
    HQ location
    Woodland, Calif.
    Employees
    1907
    Job openings (as of February 2018)110
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)-
    Year founded
    1926
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites19
    Websitehttp://www.nuggetmarket.com

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Minorities46%
    % African-American/Black3%
    % Asian6%
    % Caucasian/White52%
    % Hispanic/Latino29%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
    % Two or more races6%
    % Unknown ethnicity2%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO11
    # Sick days
    5
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers
    5

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Store Director
    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 growth5%
    # of job applicants18,475
    Avg. # of applicants per opening22
    FT voluntary turnover23%
    Jobs filled internally26%
    Jobs filled by referral28%
    # New graduates hired-