Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 98

We Energies

Milwaukee, Wis. [North Central]
http://www.we-energies.com
http://www.we-energies.com/home/careerop.htm

Why you want to work there

To promote a healthy workforce, this Milwaukee-based utility, which serves customers in Wisconsin and Michigan, is encouraging all employees to take a health-risk appraisal to learn their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar/glucose readings. Employees then use their health profile to create a personal action plan to maintain or improve their health. To encourage participation, employees receive a cash incentive of $200.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 33

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 4,517

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 316

IT employee turnover in 2011: 7%

IT promotions in 2011: 3%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $2,152

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 35%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 33%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 35%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 10%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 4%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 11%