Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 4

Commonwealth Financial Network

Waltham, Mass. [New England]
http://www.commonwealth.com
http://www.commonwealth.com/work-here/career-opportunities.aspx

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 4 for retention, No. 7 for career development
Every IT employee at this financial services company in Waltham, Mass., contributes to the technology direction of the organization, creating and seizing opportunities that help the business thrive. Even though the work environment is agile and fast-paced, the company strives to support employees' work/life balance with benefits such as telecommuting, job sharing and comprehensive wellness and employee assistance programs.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 2

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
558
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
148
IT employee turnover in 2013:
7%
IT promotions in 2013:
22%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
15
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$5,000

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
25%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
25%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
25%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
16%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
9%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
17%