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    47. Novo Nordisk

    Novo Nordisk
    Rank: 47 (Previous rank: 25)
    What makes it so great?
    Danish pharmaceutical company covers a host of fertility benefits, including in vitro fertilization, gives new adoptive parents 30 days of paid leave and $5,000 in adoption aid, and offers newlyweds three days off.
    100 College Road West
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 9,528
    Website: www.novonordisk-us.com
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    U.S. employees 3,340
    Employees outside U.S. 27,000
    New jobs (1 year) -20
    % job growth (1 year) -1%
    % voluntary turnover 4%
    Applicants 27,124
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Diabetes Care Specialist III (DCS III)
    Most common job (hourly):
    Senior Administrator
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center Yes
    Subsidized gym membership No
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 23%
    % women 54%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 89
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 30
    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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