Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 33

LINN Energy

Houston, Texas [South Central]
http://www.linnenergy.com
http://www.linnenergy.com/aboutLINN/careers.htm

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 6 for training, No. 8 for diversity, No. 8 for career development, No. 10 for retention
Employees at this Houston-based oil and gas company enjoy a dynamic work environment with clear career paths and have the opportunity to participate in leadership development programs. In less than five years, IT has teamed with business partners on more than 200 initiatives, including cutting-edge infrastructure projects and ERP implementations. Benefits include individual on-the-spot cash awards, a stock ownership plan, health benefits that are 90% subsidized, flexible schedules, leadership training programs, quarterly team-building events and a tuition reimbursement plan.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 9

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,160

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 46

IT employee turnover in 2012: 2%

IT promotions in 2012: 11%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,000

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 41%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 25%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 45%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 48%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 38%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 50%