Best Places to Work in IT 2012: Employer scorecard

Which IT employers excel in benefits, training, retention, diversity and career development?

Which organizations offer the best benefits?

1. General Mills Inc.
2. University of Pennsylvania
3. Transocean
4. CA Technologies
5. Cancer Treatment Centers of America Inc.

 

The top 5 benefits

Percentage of companies in the Top 100 that offer:

• Paid vacation: 100%
• Health insurance: 100%
• Flexible hours: 100%
• Corporate/employee wellness program: 99%
• Employee assistance program: 99%

Who's tops in training?

1. Cancer Treatment Centers of America Inc.
2. Commonwealth Financial Network
3. CareerBuilder
4. Verizon Wireless
5. Grant Thornton LLP

 

A typical Best Place:

• Spends $1,765 per IT employee on training
• Offers 6 training days annually for IT staffers

Which employers are best at retention?

1. Commonwealth Financial Network
2. Cancer Treatment Centers of America Inc.
3. Manheim Digital
4. USAA
5. CareerBuilder

 

IT staffing levels:

Anticipated staffing changes in 2012:

• Increase: 57%
• Decrease: 3%
• Stay the same: 40%

Where are the most diverse workforces?

1. WellPoint Inc.
2. Kaiser Permanente
3. Booz Allen Hamilton
4. AT&T Services Inc.
5. Miami Children's Hospital

 

At a typical Best Place:

• 32% of IT staffers (non-managers) are women
• 31% of IT managers are women
• 30% of IT staffers (non-managers) are minorities
• 20% of IT managers are minorities

Which employers offer the best career development?

1. Corning Inc.
2. BNSF Railway
3. CME Group
4. Cancer Treatment Centers of America Inc.
5. Quicken Loans Inc.

 

At the Best Places:

• 60% offer IT staffers formal mentoring programs
• 60% survey IT staffers about job satisfaction once a year
• 18% survey IT staffers about job satisfaction more than once a year

 

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