44. Yahoo (YHOO)
What makes it so great?
Funís a core value for Yahoos, more than half of whom are age 34 or younger. At five years of service employees get a gumball machine, at ten years an espresso machine, and at 15 years (not possible until 2010) a foosball table.

Headquarters: Sunnyvale, Calif.
Top 3 (of 25) U.S. locations: Sunnyvale , Burbank , New York
2005 revenue ($ millions): 5,300
Website: www.yahoo.com
U.S. employees 6,840
Employees outside U.S. 3,500
New jobs (1 year) 1,431
% job growth (1 year) 26
% voluntary turnover 12
Applicants 104,836
Most common job (salaried):
Technical Yahoo Senior
$126,000
Most common job (hourly):
Customer Care Agent I
$40,840
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 11
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 44%
% women 31%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 issue
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. Revenues are for 2005 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 salaried and hourly employees.