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94. Aéropostale

Rank: 94 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Four out of five employees at the teen-clothing retailer are under 25, and leaders harness their energy for good with paid time off to volunteer.
112 West 34th Street
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10120
2009 revenue ($ millions): 2,200
Website: www.aeropostale.com
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Is Aéropostale a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 16,589
Employees outside U.S. 1,168
New jobs (1 year) 246
% job growth (1 year) 7%
% voluntary turnover 24%
Applicants N.A.
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Assistant Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Full Time Stock Associate
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 No
% minorities 36%
% women 73%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 84
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 8
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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