Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 36, Large

Vanguard Group

Malvern, Pa. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

This Valley Forge, Pa.-based investment firm says it hires IT professionals for careers, not jobs. Career development initiatives include a tuition reimbursement plan, a mentoring program, specialized career development plans for each employee and job rotation programs that provide hands-on learning opportunities. An internal website promotes collaboration via discussion boards, wikis for sharing expertise and best practices, a multimedia center and an IT campus that houses a collection of technology-related reference materials. Family-friendly perks include flexible scheduling options, family leave programs and financial aid for child care.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 13,627

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,557

IT employee turnover in 2013: 4%

IT promotions in 2013: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,173