Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 99

Medtronic Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. [North Central]
http://www.medtronic.com
http://www.medtronic.com/careers/

Why you want to work there

An IT Talent Council was recently formed at this Minneapolis-based medical device company, where leadership and short-term development programs provide opportunities for stretch assignments. A full range of health and wellness programs offer personalized access to tools, resources and programs to improve the health of employees and their families. Some of the benefits include on-site health clubs, wellness coaches, nutritionists, fitness programs, walking/running paths, and a 50% employee discount on the Weight Watchers at Work program.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 54

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
23,529
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
993
IT employee turnover in 2012:
4%
IT promotions in 2012:
13%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012:
4
Training budget per IT employee in 2012:
$1,188

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
29%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
30%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
29%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
25%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
18%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
27%