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    14. Robert W. Baird

    Robert W. Baird
    Rank: 14 (Previous rank: 11)
    What makes it so great?
    Employees of the investment adviser praise the integrity that prevails here. "I have worked with a number of firms," says one manager, "and Baird [has] the most hard-working, honest, ethical people in our business."
    777 E. Wisconsin Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 718
    Website: www.rwbaird.com
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    U.S. employees 2,406
    Employees outside U.S. 100
    New jobs (1 year) 104
    % job growth (1 year) 5%
    % voluntary turnover 5%
    Applicants 26,778
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Financial Analyst - Capital Markets
    Most common job (hourly):
    Client Relationship Assistant
    Paid sabbaticals Yes
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 6%
    % women 40%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 175
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 115
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
    * 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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