100 Best Companies to Work For
Sherwin-Williams
Rank: 61 (2005 rank: 99)
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Headquarters: Cleveland, OH
Industry: Chemicals
Large Companies Rank: 19
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 6,114
U.S. Sites: 3,033
Website: http://www.sherwin.com
What makes it so great?
More than 90% of placements in managerial and professional positions come from within at this paint seller. About 600 college recruits are hired every year and receive training in different divisions and functions.
U.S. employees 27,938
Employees outside U.S. 4,215
% minorities 20
% women 20
New jobs (1 year) 2,586
% job growth (1 year) 14
Professional training (hrs./yr.) N.A.
% voluntary turnover 9
Applicants 29,795
Most common job (salaried) Store Manager $57,487
Most common job (hourly) Operating Technician $34,302
Notes:
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.