82. CDW (CDWC)
What makes it so great?
This IT product and service provider believes in lending a hand: Last summer CDW sent 80 ìco-workersî to help in the Katrina cleanup, and last fall they sent another 300 back to spend several days helping rebuild.

Headquarters: Vernon Hills, Ill.
Top 3 (of 10) U.S. locations: Vernon Hills , Chicago, Mettawa
2005 revenue ($ millions): 6,292
Website: www.cdw.com
U.S. employees 4,293
Employees outside U.S. 137
New jobs (1 year) 332
% job growth (1 year) 8
% voluntary turnover 18
Applicants 18,497
Most common job (salaried):
Account Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Pick Pack
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 82
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 28%
% women 29%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
From the January 22, 2007 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 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.