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57. Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 57 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Employees who work for this Danish diabetes-treatment company enjoy automatic 8%-of-pay contribution to 401(k) plan plus 50% match of employee contributions up to 2% of pay, 14 paid holidays, plus a medical and dental insurance plan for retirees.
Headquarters: 100 College Road West
Princeton, NJ 8540
2007 revenue ($ millions): 7,675
U.S. employees 3,053
Employees outside U.S. 23,000
New jobs (1 year) 293
% job growth (1 year) 11%
% voluntary turnover 6%
Applicants 10,800
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 150
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Diabetes Field Sales
Most common job (hourly):
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 22%
% women 55%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 40
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 40
From the February 2, 2009 issue
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 2007 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 full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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