2006 Revenues: $4 billion (North America)
Full-time employees: 40,000
Type of company: Hotel
What makes it so great? The hotel chain hires roughly 350 new college grads each year, placing them into five-month training programs that fit their job area. A corporate management trainee starts with an average salary of $36,000, depending on location and responsibilities. And the chain has staying power: Nearly 85% of management has been promoted from within. With 735 hotels in 44 countries, there are many locations to choose from. There's even $2,000 in relocation coverage available for new hires.