100 Best Companies to Work For
General Mills
Rank: 98 (2005 rank: 58)
Get quote: GIS
Headquarters: Minneapolis, MN
Industry: Consumer Food Products
Large Companies Rank: 36
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 11,200
U.S. Sites: 105
Website: http://www.generalmills.com
What makes it so great?
You can bring your laundry to work and get your car serviced, packages wrapped, and nails done at the headquarters of this food giant. Also available: a subsidized infant-care center for children ages 6 weeks to 16 months.
U.S. employees 17,993
Employees outside U.S. 9,868
% minorities 21
% women 40
New jobs (1 year) -992
% job growth (1 year) -5
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 61
% voluntary turnover 5
Applicants 58,155
Most common job (salaried) Retail Representative $40,977
Most common job (hourly) Operator (semi-skilled) $48,975
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.