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92. Four Seasons Hotels
Four Seasons Hotels
Rank: 92 (Previous rank: 88)
What makes it so great?
Employees at the luxury hotel chain love being able to stay free at any Four Seasons property (between three and 20 nights a year, depending on length of employment), with 50% off food service.
Headquarters: 1165 Leslie Street
Toronto, ON ON M3C 2K8
2007 revenue ($ millions): 3,489
U.S. employees 13,401
Employees outside U.S. 20,718
New jobs (1 year) 513
% job growth (1 year) 4%
% voluntary turnover 20%
Applicants 3,159
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 6
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Asst. Food & Beverage Mgr.
Most common job (hourly):
Guestroom Attendant
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 65%
% women 45%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 65
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 50
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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