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Booz Allen has developed a FlexWork Forum that provides employees with information on the appropriate balance and use of its various ﬂexible work options, which include job sharing and part-time employment. 5% Interns who receive full-time job offers: 35% Interns who are extended full-time job offers that accept: 34% • Employee discounts on cell phones/service, insurance, car rentals, and gym memberships. ” —University of Virginia sophomore* • “On the Strategy side, Booz Allen can be an awesome place to work.
And British ﬁrm Thornton Baker change names to Grant Thornton to reﬂect their afﬁliation 2002: In the wake of accountingrelated scandals like Enron, Grant Thornton creates a ﬁve-point plan to help restore faith—and public trust— in the accounting profession 2007: Grant Thornton LLP reports 2007 ﬁscal year revenue of over $1 billion—up 17% from the prior year’s numbers The Skinny Most important to recruiters: Leadership skills, work experience, college GPA Selectivity: N/A Diversity of entry-level workforce: 27% minority; 51% female Facts to know: • LEADS is a learning/leadership development program designed to guide entry-level hires that are fresh out of college from campus to partner.
Protiviti, the youngest employer on our list; is the product of stafﬁng ﬁrm Robert Half International’s desire to move into the consulting industry. Robert Half started Protiviti, which is one of the company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, when, on May 23, 2002, the company struck a deal to hire 760 employees from scandal-plagued Arthur Andersen’s audit and business-risk consulting practice and then formed a new wholly owned subsidiary called Protiviti. • Protiviti provides internal audit, business, and technology-risk consulting services, and its rapid growth has largely been the product of a greater demand for internal audit and business-risk consulting services since Sarbanes-Oxley was passed in July 2002 (legislation enacted in the wake of corporate scandals like Enron, requiring companies to be more transparent and FAST FACTS “Best Places to Launch a Career” Rank: 60 “Best Internships” Rank: 41 Full-Time Salary: $50,000–$54,999 Entry-Level Hires: 333 Top College Major: Business Average Internship Compensation: $8,000 Stock Ticker: RHI rigorous in their ﬁnancial reporting).
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