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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.

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    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-