Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 60

Grant Thornton

Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
http://www.GrantThornton.com
http://www.GrantThornton.jobs

Why you want to work there

Managers at this Chicago-based accounting firm encourage workers to take advantage of nontraditional career opportunities that fit their skill sets. Because Grant Thornton is international, there are built-in opportunities for IT workers to expand their horizons. A group of U.S. IT staffers recently traveled to India to meet their counterparts, and now the two teams are able to work together much more effectively even though they're on different sides of the world.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 19

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,214

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 174

IT employee turnover in 2012: 15%

IT promotions in 2012: 5%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 8

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,966

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 33%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 44%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 29%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 31%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 22%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 34%