It's the people who create the work environment, and that's especially true at this Islandia, N.Y.-based software vendor. In employee surveys, staffers say their colleagues play a key role in making CA a great place to work. Because they work for a global company, CA employees have a wealth of opportunities to pursue varied interests as they map their careers. Among other things, they have the flexibility to move across functions or businesses to gain a breadth of experience. Career development and training programs help IT staffers achieve personal and professional goals.