Top 10 rankings: No. 3 for retention
Employees are attracted to this Iselin, N.J.-based software development and systems implementation firm because of its flexible approach to work, the range of training opportunities it offers for personal and professional development, its competitive compensation and benefits plans, and the way it recognizes employee contributions to the company's success. Avaap invests in training to ensure that its employees are certified and skilled in its specialty, the Infor Lawson enterprise financial management system. An annual week-long companywide meeting gives employees a chance to refresh their skills, discuss strategy for the upcoming year and participate in a variety of team-building events.
Total U.S.-based employees: 72
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 61
IT employee turnover in 2013: 10%
IT promotions in 2013: 10%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $2,459