This Bethesda, Md.-based hotelier focuses on attracting, engaging and developing the best IT talent. The company offers a six-month IT internship for college credit in partnership with Year Up, a national nonprofit that provides training and job placement services to disadvantaged urban youth. And the company's new Manager Ready program aims to accelerate the development of the next generation of IT leaders.
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Total U.S.-based employees: 108,939
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,286
IT employee turnover in 2011: 3%
IT promotions in 2011: 15%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 7
Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,767
Total percentage of women within IT: 35%
Percentage of IT managers who are women: 36%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 35%
Total percentage of minorities within IT: 37%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 23%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 40%