84. Capital One Financial (COF)
What makes it so great?
To ensure that staffers arenít in dead-end jobs, the diversified financial services provider has an annual training budget of $48 million. Last year 18,666 employees took courses, and 11% of the workforce was promoted.

Headquarters: McLean, Va.
Top 3 (of 385) U.S. locations: Richmond , New Orleans, Plano
2005 revenue ($ millions): 12,215
U.S. employees 19,047
Employees outside U.S. 2,504
New jobs (1 year) 6,581
% job growth (1 year) 59
% voluntary turnover 19
Applicants 47,000
Most common job (salaried):
Project Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Risk Associate
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 42
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 35%
% women 60%
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.