Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 5

Quicken Loans Inc.

Detroit, Mich. [North Central]
http://www.quickenloans.com
http://www.quickenloanscareers.com

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 5 for career development, No. 6 for retention, No. 10 for diversity
This online mortgage lender in Detroit is all about career development, providing every IT employee with an average of 200 hours of technical training per year, a comprehensive career plan, and the opportunity to participate in a leadership training program. Tech employees can also take advantage of "Bullet Time"-- a period of four hours per week when they can work on personal projects. Bullet Time projects have yielded a mobile app that allows team members to locate conference rooms and an internal streaming video site.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 1

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
5,269
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
474
IT employee turnover in 2012:
7%
IT promotions in 2012:
21%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012:
5
Training budget per IT employee in 2012:
$2,848

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
34%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
36%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
34%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
24%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
17%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
26%