Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 22

Prudential Financial

Newark, N.J. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.prudential.com
http://jobs.prudential.com/hr/careers/jobs/home

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this Newark, N.J.-based life insurer value the company's support for work/life balance. During Hurricane Sandy, they were able to stay home and tend to their families' needs while using remote access capabilities to remain in contact with the office and keep systems up and running with zero disruptions to customers. Prudential sponsors Workforce Opportunity Services, an organization that provides education and career opportunities to urban high school graduates and post-9/11 military veterans. In 2012, the company hired 24 veterans from the VETalent program, offering them jobs in IT, operations and customer service.

Editor's note: A data sorting error caused incorrect data for Prudential to appear when the chart below was first published. The error has been corrected.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 12

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 18,951

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,024

IT employee turnover in 2012: 3%

IT promotions in 2012: 6%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,976

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 34%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 25%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 37%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 33%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 24%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 36%