100 Best Companies to Work For
AFLAC
Rank: 47 (2005 rank: 65)
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Headquarters: Columbus, GA
Industry: Insurance: Life, Health (stock)
Midsized Companies Rank: 20
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 13,281
U.S. Sites: 11
Website: http://www.aflac.com
What makes it so great?
Employee-appreciation week at this health insurer is a seven-day party featuring food, concerts, movies, plays, a minor-league baseball game, prizes, and amusement park outings. Family members are invited too.
U.S. employees 4,034
Employees outside U.S. 3,204
% minorities 42
% women 69
New jobs (1 year) 179
% job growth (1 year) 5
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 90
% voluntary turnover 10
Applicants 20,940
Most common job (salaried) Supervisor $53,919
Most common job (hourly) Customer Service Specialist II $25,598
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.