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55. Salesforce.com
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 55 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Employees at this on-demand software provider rave about its 1-1-1 approach to philanthropy: 1% of time (staff gets six paid days a year to volunteer); 1% of equity (1% of pre-IPO equity was allocated to the Salesforce.com Foundation); and 1% product donations (giving discounts to nonprofits using the CRM software).
Headquarters: One Market Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
2007 revenue ($ millions): 748
U.S. employees 1,958
Employees outside U.S. 1,021
New jobs (1 year) 381
% job growth (1 year) 24%
% voluntary turnover 10%
Applicants 35,159
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 250
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Senior Sales Engineer
Most common job (hourly):
Enterprise Business Representative
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 26%
% women 33%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 39
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 39
From the February 2, 2009 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 2007 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 full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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