Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 3, Small

Commonwealth Financial Network

Waltham, Mass. [New England]
http://www.commonwealth.com
http://www.commonwealth.com/work-here/career-opportunities.aspx

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 2 for training, No. 4 for retention, No. 5 for career development
An agile and fast-paced yet supportive style of work attracts tech professionals to this Waltham, Mass., financial services firm. Commonwealth's commitment to investing in technology ensures that IT employees can feel confident that they're producing the best systems possible for the company's clients. After three years of service, employees are eligible to stay for free in one of the chairman's six vacation homes in the Dominican Republic, Florida, Las Vegas and New England.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 704

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 211

IT employee turnover in 2014: 8%

IT promotions in 2014: 27%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 15

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $4,929