Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 8, Large

DHL Express

Plantation, Fla. [South Atlantic]
http://www.dhl-usa.com/en.html
http://www.dhl-usa.com/en/careers.html

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 4 for training, No. 8 for retention
All employees at this Plantation, Fla., company have yearly development plans for professional and personal growth, and those plans help technologists thrive in an increasingly complex IT environment. On-the-job and external training and certification programs help employees improve their skills. The company, which is the U.S. arm of express delivery giant DHL, has a program through which IT employees get to know customers. Those interactions help the technologists understand how their work makes a difference, and that insight enables them to develop systems that best meet customers' needs.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 5,500

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 83

IT employee turnover in 2014: 1%

IT promotions in 2014: 30%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 8

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,867