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100 Best Companies to Work for - Best Benefits (2010)



Sponsor: Fortune Magazine

Description:
“This list looks at the top 100 companies to work for and highlights those that excel in the following categories:

  • Health Care: 14 companies on this year's list pay 100% of their employees' health-care premiums.
  • Child Care: Nearly one-third of the Best Companies offer an onsite child-care center. Here are 10 with the lowest monthly rates for a 3-year-old to attend.
  • Work-life balance: The top 10 Best Companies where employees feel "encouraged to balance their work and personal life."
  • Telecommuting: Of the 84 Best Companies that allow employees to telecommute or work at home at least 20% of the time, these 10 have the highest percentage of telecommuters.
  • Sabbaticals: 19 companies on this year's list offer fully paid sabbaticals
  • Unusual perks: Here are some benefits Best Companies offer that go above and beyond.”

Methodology:
“To pick the 100 Best Companies, Fortune partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America. Three hundred forty-three companies participated in this year's survey. Two-thirds of a company's score is based on the results of the Institute's Trust Index survey, which is sent to a random sample of employees from each company. The survey asks questions related to their attitudes about the management's credibility, job satisfaction, and camaraderie. The other third of the scoring is based on the company's responses to the Institute's Culture Audit, which includes detailed questions about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions about hiring, communication, and diversity. Any company that is at least seven years old with more than 1,000 U.S. employees is eligible.”

Link:
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/bestcompanies/2010/benefits/index.html

Last Updated:
April 2010

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