33. Intuit (INTU)
What makes it so great?
Workers at the financial software developer (Quicken, TurboTax) get to grill CEO Steve Bennett at quarterly webcasts. A suggestion during one such session led to more vacation time for longtime employees.

Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif.
Top 3 (of 32) U.S. locations: Mountain View , San Diego , Tucson
2005 revenue ($ millions): 2,038
Website: www.intuit.com
U.S. employees 6,889
Employees outside U.S. 466
New jobs (1 year) 387
% job growth (1 year) 6
% voluntary turnover 12
Applicants 112,906
Most common job (salaried):
Software Engineer
N.A.
Most common job (hourly):
Technical Support Rep
N.A.
Job sharing program? No
Professional training (hrs./yr.) N.A.
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 26%
% women 45%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 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 2005 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees.