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    89. Brocade Communications Systems

    Brocade Communications Systems
    Rank: 89 (Previous rank: 61)
    What makes it so great?
    The networking company ran an employee referral contest last year that included cash prizes and the chance to win an iPad.
    130 Holger Way
    San Jose, CA 95134
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 1,953
    Website: www.brocade.com
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    U.S. employees 3,112
    Employees outside U.S. 956
    New jobs (1 year) 239
    % job growth (1 year) 8%
    % voluntary turnover 5%
    Applicants 47,000
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Software Engineer
    Most common job (hourly):
    Customer Support Associate
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center Yes
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Job sharing program No
    Compressed workweek No
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 48%
    % women 22%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 32
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 32
    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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