Find the right company for you. We have compiled a list of companies who have been rated for having the best benefits, diversity, conditions for working mothers, salary, training budgets, work/life balance and stock performance.
Each year, organizations like Working Mother's Magazine, Black Collegian, Black Enterprises, Latina Style Magazine, Forbes and Fortune compile lists of the "best of the best." We have compiled a list of companies who have been listed repeatedly¬ over the years and have made it onto several lists.
Each company listed below has been cited for¬ their records of achievement in:¬ ¬ quality benefit offerings, training, career development opportunities and work-life quality.
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Listed in Alphabetical Order
AFLAC is a leading provider of insurance sold on a voluntary basis at the worksite in the United States and the largest foreign insurer in Japan. Insuring more than 40 million people worldwide, AFLAC is the principal subsidiary of AFLAC Incorporated, an international holding company based in Georgia. At year-end 2002, the corporation's total assets were more than $45 billion, with annual revenues of more than $10.3 billion. Listed on Forbes top 100 and Most Admired Companies list.
Agilent Technologies www.agilent.com
Agilent delivers innovative technologies, solutions and services to a wide range of customers in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The breadth and depth of our expertise enable us to offer solutions across our customers' entire product life cycle from research and development to manufacturing to installation and management. With insight gained from this unique and comprehensive perspective, we can help our customers get the best products and services to market quickly and profitably.
Allstate Insurance www.allstate.com
Allstate Corporation. The principal activities of the Group are divided into three business segments: Personal Property and casualty insurance which sells principally private passenger auto and homeowners insurance in the United States and other countries; Life and savings segment markets a broad line of life insurance, savings products, group pension products and health and disability products. Life insurance products include whole, term and interest sensitive products. Savings products include fixed and variable annuities. Group pension products include guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements and retirement annuities; Discontinued lines and coverages segment consists of business no longer written by Allstate, including environmental, asbestos and other mass tort exposures, and other commercial insurance business in run-off.
American Express www.americanexpress.com
The world's #1 travel agency. American Express is a diversified financial services company. It provides financial advisory services, brokerage, asset management, and issues its famous charge cards as well as revolving credit cards.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb www.bms.com
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a leading provider of medicines to fight cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, infectious diseases -- including HIV/AIDS -- and schizophrenia. We also make and sell nutritional products, ostomy and advanced wound care products, consumer medicines and cardiovascular imaging products. In our world-class research and development facilities -- located in New Jersey, Connecticut and elsewhere around the globe -- we're looking for new and better treatments for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis B, diabetes and other serious illnesses and conditions.
Cisco Systems www.cisco.com
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco's Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions are the foundation of the Internet and most corporate, education, and government networks around the world. Cisco provides the broadest line of solutions for transporting data, voice and video within buildings, across campuses, or around the world.
Colgate is a global company doing business in over 200 countries. Colgate is the maker of some of the most familiar consumer household products. They include Colgate toothpaste and toothbrushes, Palmolive soaps and shampoos, Softsoap liquid hand soap, Mennen deodorants, Ajax and Axion cleaners and Hill's Pet Nutrition products.
Corning materials are the world's top maker of fiber-optic cable, which it invented more than 30 years ago. Corning, once known mainly for its kitchenware and lab products, gets most of its sales from the optical fiber and cable and photonic components made by its telecommunications unit. The company's technologies unit makes industrial and scientific products, including emission controls and semiconductor materials. Corning also makes glass products for televisions, VCRs, and flat-panel displays.
Deloitte & Touche Tohmatsu www.deloitte.com
Deloitte &Touche is the US arm of Big Four accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. The firm offers auditing and management consulting services (each of which generates around one-third of its revenues) world wide, as well as other related services.
Eli Lilly www.lilly.com
Lilly is a leader in the pharmaceutical industry. The company employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and markets its medicines in 146 countries.
Ernst & Young, LLP www.ey.com
A global leader in professional services. Ernst & Young is a multi-service company that assists companies in businesses across all industries from emerging growth companies to global powerhouses to deal with a broad range of business issues. They employ 103,000 people in over 140 countries worldwide can implement a broad array of solutions in audit, tax, corporate finance, transactions, online security, enterprise risk management, the valuation of intangibles, and other critical business-performance issues.
Fannie Mae www.fanniemae.com
Fannie Mae provides financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes of their own. Fannie Mae began in 1968 have helped more than 58 million families achieve the American Dream of homeownership.
Fleet FirstBoston Financial www.fleet.com
FleetBoston Financial (NYSE & BSE: FBF), a diversified financial services company with assets of $196 billion, offers a comprehensive array of financial solutions to over 18 million individual, corporate, and institutional customers. Products and services are available through a variety of channels including 1,460 stores and more than 3,400 ATMs from Maine to Pennsylvania, HomeLinkSM online banking, and telephone banking. Fleet is the leading small business and commercial banking provider in the Northeast and a premier provider of financial services to selected industries nationwide.
Freddie Mac www.freddiemac.com
Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to create a continuous flow of funds to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing. Aside from being a Fortune 50 company, Freddie Mac has also graced some of the magazine's other lists. They ranked 9th on Fortune's Top 50 Best Companies for Minorities and were listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired American Companies for delivering to shareholders, customers and employees.
General Mills www.generalmills.com
For 75 years General Mills has developed an innovative History which includes the development of Aviation's Black Box; First Solid Food Eaten in Space; Creators of ALVIN, the Submarine that Took the First Photos of the Titanic on the Ocean Floor; and Much More.
JM Family Enterprises www.jmfamily.com
Ranked by Forbes magazine as the 13th-largest privately held company in the United States, JM Family Enterprises, Inc. (JMFE) (www.jmfamily.com), headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida, is a recognized leader in the automotive industry. JMFE's visionary business practices have enabled the company to capitalize on market trends and maintain a rapid rate of growth.
Founded in 1968 by Jim Moran, now honorary chairman, JMFE has grown from a core distribution business into a diversified automotive corporation whose principal businesses focus on vehicle distribution and processing, finance and warranty services, and insurance activities. JMFE is a $7.6 billion force in the industry with more than 3,500 associates nationwide. Chairman Pat Moran and her Executive Management Team are building the company's core businesses while establishing new benchmarks in the automotive industry.
Johnson & Johnson www.jnj.com
Founded in 1886, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices and diagnostics markets. Johnson & Johnson has 200 operating companies in 54 countries around the world employing 112,000 employees and selling products in more than 175 countries. The fundamental objective of Johnson & Johnson is to provide scientifically sound, high quality products and services to help heal, cure disease and improve the quality of life.
JP MorganChase www.jpmorganchase.com
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with operations in more than 50 countries. The Firm has five business segments: Investment Bank; nvestment Management & Private banking; Treasury & Securities Services; JPMorgan Partners; Chase Financial Services. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase is headquartered in New York, serves more than 30 million consumer customers and the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.
Kraft Foods www.kraft.com
With more than 109,000 in 150 countries Kraft Foods has delivered familiar household names such as Maxwell House, Oscar Mayers, Nabisco, just to name a few. Kraft business spans five core sectors: snacks, beverages, cheese, grocery and convenient meals. We hold the number one share position in 21 of our 25 top categories in the U.S. and 21 of our top 25 country categories internationally. And in the United States, our home country, you can find our products in more than 99% of all households.
Merck & Co., Inc. is a leading research-driven pharmaceutical products and services company. Merck discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of innovative products to improve human and animal health, directly and through its joint ventures.
New York Life Insurance www.newyorklife.com
For more than 155 years, New York Life Insurance Company's unwavering financial strength and time-tested investment strategies have provided consistent value and solid financial protection for their clients and their families.
Since becoming the first American life insurance company to pay a cash dividend to policyholders in the mid-1800s, New York Life has continued to build a history of innovation enhancing our existing product lines, creating new financial products, and maintaining a diversified portfolio to best accommodate their customers' changing needs and lifestyles.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Big Four, is the world's largest accountancy Firm with office world-wide. PWC was formed in 1998 following the merger of Price Waterhouse and Coopers and Lybrand. The firm has offices around the world, providing clients with services in three lines of business: Assurance and Business Advisory Services (including financial and regulatory reporting); Tax and Legal Services; and Corporate Finance and Recovery. The company serves some of the world's largest businesses, as well as smaller firms.
Procter & Gamble www.pg.com
Established in 1837, The Procter & Gamble Company began as a small, family operated soap and candle company in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Today, P&G markets almost 300 products to more than five billion consumers in 140 countries.
Publix Supermarkets www.publix.com
Founded in 1930, Publix Super Markets is the largest and fastest-growing employee-owned supermarket chain in the United States. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism and a commitment to our market areas and beyond.
SC Johnson & Son www.scjohnson.com
For more than a hundred years SC Johnson has produced well known household products to more than 100 countries, products such as Shout, Windex, Mr. Muscle, Ziploc, Edge, Glade, Brise, Vanish, Raid,OFF!, Kabbikiller, Pledge, and Scrubbing Bubbles.
The same family that started the company still owns and runs it today. For over a century, spanning five generations, the Johnson family has demanded the best for families everywhere.
Sun Microsystems www.sun.com
Sun Microsystems Incorporated. The Company provides products, services and support solutions for building and maintaining network computing environments. The Company sells scalable computer and storage systems, high-speed microprocessors, and a comprehensive line of high-performance software for operating network computing equipment. The Company also provides a broad range of services, including support, professional services, and education. The products of the Company are used for commercial and technical applications in various telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, government, education and research, retail, health care, digital media, and entertainment. Computer systems and storage accounted for 78% of fiscal 2001 revenues; enterprise services, 18% and other, 4%.
Texas Instruments www.ti.com
Texas Instruments Incorporated is the world leader in digital signal processing and analog technologies, the semiconductor engines of the Internet age.
TI is a leader in the real-time technologies that help people communicate. They are moving fast to drive the Internet age forward with semiconductor solutions for large markets such as wireless and broadband access and for new emerging markets such as digital cameras and digital audio.
Verizon is a Fortune 10 company with more than 259,000 employees and $67 billion in 2002 revenues. Verizon's global presence extends to 44 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific. Verizon Communications, (NYSE:VZ), formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE, is one of the world's leading providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon companies are the largest providers of wireline and wireless communications in the United States, with over 139 million access line equivalents and over 36 million wireless customers.
Washington Mutual www.wamu.com
Despite the recent financial crisis, Wamu, now under JPMorgan Chase is still a great company. With a history dating back to 1889, Washington Mutual, Inc. is a financial services company committed to serving consumers and small to mid-sized businesses. Washington Mutual Bank, Washington Mutual Bank, FA and Washington Mutual Bank fsb FDIC Insured.
Washington Mutual currently serves more than 6.5 million households in 14 states through multiple delivery channels, including more than 1,600 financial centers, telephone and Internet banking, and more than 2,700 automated teller machines. They offer a wide range of small business and commercial banking products and services.