A robust entry-level hiring program, generous internal and external training opportunities and well-defined career paths make this financial services company and insurer attractive to IT professionals looking to grow their careers. Flextime, part-time and telework arrangements, along with on-site child care, help employees deal with family responsibilities and other personal demands. In addition to offering a 401(k) investment plan, the St. Paul, Minn.-based firm provides employees with a defined benefit retirement plan, a rarity in today's marketplace.
Total U.S.-based employees: 2,558
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 435
IT employee turnover in 2013: 7%
IT promotions in 2013: 12%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 10
Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,953