Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 22, Small

OCLC (Online Computer Library Center)

Dublin, Ohio [North Central]

Why you want to work there

Flexibility is the byword at this Dublin, Ohio-based nonprofit computer library service and research organization. IT pros can choose from a variety of alternative work arrangements and scheduling options, including flextime, compressed workweeks, job sharing and telecommuting. OCLC strives to ensure that IT staffers will be able to complete their projects, no matter where they choose to work. The organization sets realistic project deadlines, allocates resources appropriately, provides workers with access to the latest technology and ensures that they have support of top management. OCLC encourages employees to continue their professional development through ongoing training, membership in professional groups and attendance at conferences.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 893

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 388

IT employee turnover in 2013: 11%

IT promotions in 2013: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $696