100 Best Companies 2020-Slalom
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    Employees regularly cite individuality, inclusivity, and authenticity as driving forces in the culture at this modern consultancy, which in January announced expansion plans in California, Ohio, Texas, South Florida, and New York. The perks at Slalom are broad and numerous: GM for a Day allows staff at local offices to shadow their general managers and dig deep into triumphs and challenges, while Slalom on Air is an internal podcast run from the Atlanta office to bolster collaboration and communication. The company has just expanded maternity and paternity leave policies, increasing them from eight to 16 weeks and one to three weeks, respectively. “The culture is the No. 1 reason I work here and will stay here,” says one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year48
    Years on list5
    HQ locationSeattle
    Job openings (as of February 2020)3,252
    IndustryProfessional Services
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)-
    Year founded1993
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Number of work sites26


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymNo
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementNo
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Women36.7%
    % Minorities28.4%
    % African-American/Black3.9%
    % Asian17.8%
    % Caucasian/White63.8%
    % Hispanic/Latino4%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.1%
    % Two or more races2.5%
    % Unknown ethnicity7.8%
    Date info providedAug. 26, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)26
    # Sick days19


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Consultant (2,742)
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$120,358
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$10,957
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$131,315

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth25%
    # of job applicants36,582
    Avg. # of applicants per opening11
    # New graduates hired70