67. HomeBanc Mortgage (HMB)
What makes it so great?
When faith-based lender HomeBanc had to lay off 60 people, annual bonuses to top execs were the first thing to go. Departing employees were given extra paid vacation, severance, and outplacement help.

Headquarters: Atlanta
Top 3 (of 22) U.S. locations: Atlanta , Tampa , Deerfield Beach
2005 revenue ($ millions): 117
Website: www.homebanc.com
U.S. employees 1,312
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) -20
% job growth (1 year) -2
% voluntary turnover 15
Applicants 11,693
Most common job (salaried):
Underwriters
$51,624
Most common job (hourly):
Customer Service Specialist
$35,988
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 110
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 26%
% women 52%
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.