Top 10 ranking: No. 6 for career development
The CTO at this Chicago-based online loan provider has a simple principle: IT professionals should be allowed to choose the best tools available for their jobs. This rule extends from hardware and software to keyboards and other peripherals -- even the chairs people sit on. Enova has a long-running partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters through which employees can volunteer to work with children in need. The one-to-one support that the Enova volunteers provide through this onsite mentoring program helps young people reach their full potential.
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Total U.S.-based employees: 993
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 166
IT employee turnover in 2012: 15%
IT promotions in 2012: 39%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $2,000
Total percentage of women within IT: 16%
Percentage of IT managers who are women: 7%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 18%
Total percentage of minorities within IT: 47%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 21%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 53%