Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 61

Sherwin-Williams

Cleveland, Ohio [North Central]
http://www.sherwin-williams.com/
http://careers.sherwin-williams.com/careers/

Why you want to work there

This Cleveland-based paint manufacturer continues to expand internationally. Currently the company has locations in 116 countries on six continents, giving employees an opportunity to travel the world as part of their jobs. The company has a Global Travel Training system that helps workers prepare their international trips or improve their ability to communicate with overseas employees with whom they work remotely. IT employees can also pursue training to master soft skills such as coaching, communication and project management.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 29

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 30,758

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 714

IT employee turnover in 2012: 6%

IT promotions in 2012: 20%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,050

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 26%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 18%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 28%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 24%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 15%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 27%