100 Best Companies to Work For
Four Seasons
Rank: 28 (2005 rank: 51)
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Headquarters: Toronto, OT
Industry: Hotels, Casinos, Resorts
Large Companies Rank: 7
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 2,239
U.S. Sites: 22
Website: http://www.fourseasons.com
What makes it so great?
Employees get a chance to walk in customers' shoes at this luxe hotel chain. Any worker (and the immediate family) can stay free at any location in the world (subject to availability and seniority); meals are discounted 50%.
U.S. employees 10,625
Employees outside U.S. 15,650
% minorities 63
% women 43
New jobs (1 year) -1307
% job growth (1 year) -12
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 40
% voluntary turnover 17
Applicants 36,965
Most common job (salaried) F&B Assistant Manager $44,432
Most common job (hourly) Guest Room Attendant $24,671
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.