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58. General Mills

General Mills
Rank: 58 (Previous rank: 90)
What makes it so great?
Cereal and yogurt maker prides itself on culture that "is not flashy or loud or arrogant." Nearly 2,500 employees are 25-year veterans.
One General Mills Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55426
2009 revenue ($ millions): 14,796
Website: www.generalmills.com
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Is General Mills a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 16,803
Employees outside U.S. 16,465
New jobs (1 year) 130
% job growth (1 year) 1%
% voluntary turnover 2%
Applicants 162,028
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Retail Sales Representative
Most common job (hourly):
Paid sabbaticals Yes
Onsite child care Yes
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 19%
% women 40%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 60
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 74
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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