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    Cisco’s innovations extend well beyond its popular networking gear. When employees add a baby to the family, the decision about how much paid time off they receive is based on whether they are the main or supporting parent caregiver, not their gender. And new grandparents get up to three days off to help out too. In addition to extended coverage of psychologists and counselors, Cisco offers free depression and anxiety screening, meditation, and yoga classes at on-campus centers. “Cisco goes way out to take care of their employees,” one says. 

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    Company Info

    Employees and job openings are U.S.-only. Job openings are not available.
    Rank last year6
    Years on list
    23
    HQ location
    San Jose, Calif.
    Employees39,109
    Job openings (as of February 2020)-
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$51,904
    Year founded
    1984
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites142
    Websitehttps://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

    % Women28.2%
    % Minorities46.1%
    % African-American/Black3.7%
    % Asian35.5%
    % Caucasian/White50.2%
    % Hispanic/Latino5.4%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.2%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.2%
    % Two or more races1.2%
    % Unknown ethnicity3.7%
    Date info provided
    Aug. 28, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)37
    # Sick days
    20

    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 growth3%
    # of job applicants319,068
    Avg. # of applicants per opening36
    # New graduates hired852