100 Best Companies to Work For
CDW
Rank: 34 (2005 rank: 14)
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Headquarters: Vernon Hills, IL
Industry: Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment
Midsized Companies Rank: 14
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 5,738
U.S. Sites: 8
Website: http://www.cdw.com
What makes it so great?
The spirit of charity abounds at this technology company: Employees voted to cancel the holiday party and contribute the money (more than $1 million) to hurricane relief. CDW is also sending interested workers to help rebuild.
U.S. employees 3,948
Employees outside U.S. 97
% minorities 28
% women 30
New jobs (1 year) 246
% job growth (1 year) 7
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 94
% voluntary turnover 18
Applicants 26,000
Most common job (salaried) Product Licensing Specialist $47,005
Most common job (hourly) Pick Pack $36,218
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.