Top 10 rankings: No. 1 for benefits
Innovation is built into the fabric of this Minneapolis-based food giant's IT group. Each employee has written objectives that are directly related to the company's overall goals, the most important being to collectively provide $100 million in value to General Mills, with 10% of that value coming from innovative projects. A social network helps employees share innovative ideas. An example of a recent employee-inspired project is a mobile app that helps employees locate conference rooms and find co-workers.
|Total U.S.-based employees||16,288|
|Total U.S.-based IT employees||634|
|IT employee turnover in 2013||5%|
|IT employee promotions in 2013||17%|
|Training days offered per IT employee in 2013||10|
|Training budget per IT employee in 2013||$3,628|