What makes it so great?
Here's what euphoria feels like: You're a shareholder of this HR and payroll software designer, and you watched its stock price rise in 2013 from $85 to $155—on top of a similar gain in 2012. Every employee here is a shareholder; last year it added 263 full-timers, and it's looking to hire 300 more. No wonder turnover is only 1.9%.
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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 2012 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2013 and 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.
These 24 companies on the list are each planning to fill 1,000 or more jobs in the coming year.