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Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
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Rank: 20
Previous rank: 35
2011 revenue ($ millions): N.A.

What makes it so great?
Employees are motivated by this drugmaker's singular vision: to cure cancer. New hires get three weeks of vacation plus three weeks of holidays (including a week off between Christmas and New Year's Day) and have a no-limit honor system for sick time.

Headquarters:
Cambridge, MA
Website: www.millennium.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
1,396
Employees outside U.S.
8
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
75
% job growth (1 year)
6%
% voluntary turnover
6%
Applicants
14,421
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
40
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
N.A.
N.A.
Most common job (hourly):
N.A.
N.A.
Fully paid sabbaticals
No
Onsite child care
No
Health
100% health-care coverage
No
Onsite fitness center
No
Subsidized gym membership
Yes
Work-life
Job sharing program
Yes
Compressed workweek
Yes
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
25%
% women
55%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
45
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
From the Feb. 4, 2013 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2011 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2012 and based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.

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