Best Places to Work in IT 2013: Employee scorecard

Find out what matters most to more than 27,000 technology workers at the 100 Best Places to Work in IT.

Employee scorecard
27,000 IT workers have their say

We asked IT employees at the 100 organizations that made our 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list a variety of questions about benefits, career opportunities and the workplace environment at their companies.

Here are a few highlights from their responses, including how they rate morale in their workplace and which benefits they're most satisfied with.

Most important aspects of job chart
Communication

How effective is your organization at communicating benefits information to employees?

  • • Very effective: 46%
  • • Effective: 38%
  • • Somewhat effective: 12%
  • • Not very effective: 3%
  • • Not at all effective: 1%

How effective is your organization at communicating career opportunity information to employees?

  • • Very effective: 26%
  • • Effective: 35%
  • • Somewhat effective: 23%
  • • Not very effective: 11%
  • • Not at all effective: 4%

Due to rounding, totals do not always equal 100%.

Rate your IT department morale chart
In the workplace

Please indicate your level of agreement with each statement below:

“I have a good relationship with my co-workers.”

  • • Strongly agree: 61%
  • • Agree: 36%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 3%
  • • Disagree: 1%
  • • Strongly disagree: 0.3%

“I have a good relationship with my supervisor.”

  • • Strongly agree: 57%
  • • Agree: 33%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 7%
  • • Disagree: 2%
  • • Strongly disagree: 1%

Due to rounding, totals do not always equal 100%.

What benefits mean the most chart
Challenges and recognition

Please indicate your level of agreement with each statement below:

“My job is interesting and challenging.”

  • • Strongly agree: 47%
  • • Agree: 41%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 8%
  • • Disagree: 3%
  • • Strongly disagree: 1%

“My organization recognizes achievements and good work.”

  • • Strongly agree: 36%
  • • Agree: 42%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 14%
  • • Disagree: 6%
  • • Strongly disagree: 3%

Due to rounding, totals do not always equal 100%.

Rate your benefits chart
Career development

Please indicate your level of agreement with each statement below:

“I have access to training and education to enhance my skills.”

  • • Strongly agree: 36%
  • • Agree: 43%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 13%
  • • Disagree: 6%
  • • Strongly disagree: 2%

“My supervisor is involved and interested in my career development.”

  • • Strongly agree: 41%
  • • Agree: 35%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 15%
  • • Disagree: 6%
  • • Strongly disagree: 3%

Due to rounding, totals do not always equal 100%.

Rate your workplace stress level chart
Worker direction and pride

Please indicate your level of agreement with each statement below:

“My organization/department has a clearly defined mission.”

  • • Strongly agree: 43%
  • • Agree: 40%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 11%
  • • Disagree: 5%
  • • Strongly disagree: 2%

“I am proud to work for my organization.”

  • • Strongly agree: 58%
  • • Agree: 30%
  • • Neither agree nor disagree: 9%
  • • Disagree: 2%
  • • Strongly disagree: 1%

Due to rounding, totals do not always equal 100%.

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