Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 14, Midsize

Baird

Milwaukee, Wisc. [North Central]
http://www.rwbaird.com
http://bairdcareers.com
Baird
Credit: Baird

Why you want to work there

A strong corporate culture built around respect and teamwork guides employees at this Milwaukee-based wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm. Senior leaders are aware of, and passionate about, the critical role technology plays in the firm's success, and they regularly meet with the IT team to offer support, guidance and decision-making assistance. Monthly cultural events, celebrations and volunteer outings make for a fun, collaborative work environment.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,185

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 189

IT employee turnover in 2015: 13%

IT promotions in 2015: 8%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $2,343

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 18

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 25

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 75%