Top 10 ranking: No. 6 for retention
Flexibility is a key concept at this Cary, N.C.-based software company. IT workers are encouraged to solve problems creatively, by approaching them from multiple angles and considering all options -- including competitors' products -- to find the best solutions. Working arrangements are also flexible; options include flextime and telecommuting.
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Total U.S.-based employees: 6,476
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 336
IT employee turnover in 2011: 4%
IT promotions in 2011: 13%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 2
Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $870
Total percentage of women within IT: 32%
Percentage of IT managers who are women: 46%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 30%
Total percentage of minorities within IT: 17%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 5%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 19%