Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 87

Aflac

Columbus, Ga. [South Atlantic]
http://www.aflac.com
http://www.aflac.com/careers/default.aspx

Why you want to work there

This Columbus, Ga.-based insurance company sponsors an annual employee appreciation week that includes prizes and awards. Training options include a Harvard Business Publishing learning tool called Harvard ManageMentor, which includes multimedia content such as audio and video clips, interactive activities and other tools. The company also offers more than 19 online courses at no charge to employees, and it reimburses people for the cost of exams. In addition, Aflac offers cash awards to employees to give them an extra incentive to expand their knowledge.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 26

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 4,751

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 521

IT employee turnover in 2012: 8%

IT promotions in 2012: 19%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 8

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $6,803

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 31%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 29%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 32%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 30%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 12%

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