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43. Shared Technologies

Shared Technologies
Rank: 43 (Previous rank: 33)
What makes it so great?
Telecom services firm was sold to Arrow Electronics this year, but CEO Tony Parella promises its culture will remain intact, as will perks like a subsidized 12-week personal financial-planning course for employees and their spouses.
2425 Gateway Drive        
Irving, TX 75063
2009 revenue ($ millions): 252
Website: www.sharedtechnologies.com
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U.S. employees 1,192
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) -40
% job growth (1 year) -3%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 3,164
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Sales Rep
Most common job (hourly):
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 19%
% women 24%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 21
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 52
From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
* 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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