Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 20, Large


Vernon Hills, Ill. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

CDW's IT organization offers flexible working arrangements, provides multiple training days throughout the year and reimburses employees for the cost of earning certifications. IT leaders encourage staffers to pursue opportunities for both lateral and upward movement within the organization. The $12 billion Vernon Hills, Ill.-based company is a provider of technology products and services, and it takes advantage of its relationships with business partners to give employees access to the latest technologies.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 7,211

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 251

IT employee turnover in 2014: 9%

IT promotions in 2014: 16%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,355