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No. 12
Grant Thornton LLP
Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
Grant Thornton LLP
Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 5 for training
Employees at this Chicago-based accounting firm say they appreciate its culture of continuous improvement. Newly hired staffers begin their careers at Grant Thornton by taking part in a two-week onboarding program in which they gain the tools and information they need to succeed. Once on the job, IT employees are encouraged to continue honing their skills through at least 40 hours per year of fully-funded training, which includes career development and business education classes.

Rank by company size Medium, No. 3
Employee Statistics
Total employees 5,799
Total IT employees 161
IT employee turnover in 2011 9%
IT employee promotions in 2011 4%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011 6
Training budget per IT employee in 2011 $1,950
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 32%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 40%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 30%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 26%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 21%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 28%