Top 10 rankings: No. 1 for retention, No. 4 for career development, No. 10 for benefits
Skills-building is a big part of the culture at this Detroit-based online mortgage lender. IT staffers are offered 200 hours of technical training each year. In 2013, the company created a training group solely for members of its IT team, with the goal helping them further their tech careers while also teaching them a wide range of soft skills, such as communication, time management and leadership. A mentoring program helps identify what skills staffers need in order to reach the next level in their careers.
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Total U.S.-based employees: 10,470
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,108
IT employee turnover in 2013: 5%
IT promotions in 2013: 20%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $3,159