This Minneapolis-based medical device maker strives to improve the health of employees and their families with a full range of wellness-oriented amenities and services, including on-site daycare, health clubs, fitness programs, walking/running paths, a 50% employee discount on the Weight Watchers at Work program, and access to wellness coaches and nutritionists. Medtronic's CIO Award is presented annually to celebrate the hard work and contributions of IT employees; honorees receive a cash prize, a trophy and companywide acclaim.
Total U.S.-based employees: 22,753
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,060
IT employee turnover in 2013: 9%
IT promotions in 2013: 14%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 10
Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,156