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This mortgage lender for military members and vets has a “be passionate and have fun” motto that translates into Office Olympics, dodgeball tournaments, and field days. Free gym memberships and snacks, along with optional subsidized mission trips to places like Jamaica and Haiti, put VU “in an entirely different league.” Read Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year27
Years on list
3
HQ location
Columbia, Mo.
Employees
2419
Job openings (as of February 2018)92
Industry
Financial Services & Insurance
Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)-
Year founded
2002
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites39
Websitehttp://www.veteransunited.com

Perks

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

Diversity

% Minorities13%
% African-American/Black5%
% Asian2%
% Caucasian/White87%
% Hispanic/Latino4%
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity-

Paid Time Off

General PTO23
# Sick days
15
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Web Application Developer
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 growth22%
# of job applicants9,192
Avg. # of applicants per opening10
FT voluntary turnover8%
Jobs filled internally20%
Jobs filled by referral33%
# New graduates hired-