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 2011: 4%

IT promotions in 2011: 13%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $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%