Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 11

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Arlington, Va. [South Atlantic]
http://www.nreca.coop
http://www.nreca.jobs

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 1 for training, No. 1 for retention, No. 2 for benefits
Career development is a priority at this Arlington, Va.-based organization, which represents consumer-owned power cooperatives. A mentoring program pairs IT staffers with seasoned leaders, and in 2012, 98% of IT employees attended custom on-site classes and workshops targeting specific areas of technology expertise. Civic-minded employees may use up to three paid days a year to volunteer with a local charity or community group.

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Rank by company size:
Small, No. 4

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
744
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
160
IT employee turnover in 2013:
10%
IT promotions in 2013:
21%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
8
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$2,908

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
19%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
33%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
18%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
32%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
11%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
35%