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89. Brocade Communications Systems

Brocade Communications Systems
Rank: 89 (Previous rank: 61)
What makes it so great?
The networking company ran an employee referral contest last year that included cash prizes and the chance to win an iPad.
Headquarters:
130 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134
2009 revenue ($ millions): 1,953
Website: www.brocade.com
 
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Employees  
U.S. employees 3,112
Employees outside U.S. 956
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 239
% job growth (1 year) 8%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 47,000
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Software Engineer
$156,508
Most common job (hourly):
Customer Support Associate
$60,020
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 48%
% women 22%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 32
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 32
From the Feb. 7, 2011 issue
Notes:
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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