Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 12, Large

Prudential Financial

Newark, N.J. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

This Newark, N.J.-based life insurer supports its employees on many fronts, from career development to wellness. More than 70% of employees have chosen some form of alternative working arrangement. IT employees can take advantage of programs that provide investment opportunities and support for career and personal growth. To attract a new generation of talent, the company has set up community partnerships and it runs a robust summer internship program and recruits at local high schools, colleges and universities. A new IT recruiting effort called "Why Pru, Why IT," features IT employees sharing stories explaining why they think Prudential is a great place to work.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 47,355

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

IT employee turnover in 2013: 6%

IT promotions in 2013: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,976