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    When CEO Margaret Keane discovered her associates at this financial services provider (formerly part of GE) felt they had little power to effect change, she started the Empowerment Station—a cross-functional team of associates working together to identify opportunities for change. Employees are chosen for these temporary roles, which can provide valuable business skills.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year44
    Years on list
    2
    HQ location
    Stamford, Conn.
    Employees-
    Job openings (as of February 2019)330
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$18,253
    Year founded
    1932
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites27
    Websitehttp://www.synchrony.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Subsidized childcare
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    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-
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities-
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White-
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO32
    # Sick days
    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-
    # of job applicants-
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    # New graduates hired-