Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 48, Large

Vanguard

Wayne, Pa. [Mid Atlantic]
http://www.vanguard.com
http://www.vanguardjobs.com
Vanguard

Why you want to work there

The IT crew at this Wayne, Pa.-based financial services company recently delivered new mobile apps to help the company's workforce be more flexible and mobile. IT also led the introduction of an on-demand IT support desk called Tech Central, which includes an open kiosk component where employees can self-fulfill simple requests for computer accessories and equipment. To ensure that IT employees have the expertise they need to do this kind of work, Vanguard offers a variety of career development initiatives, has a policy of promoting from within, and maintains an office environment that features state-of-the-art technology and is designed to promote collaboration, flexibility and creativity.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 13,220

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,415

IT employee turnover in 2015: 6%

IT promotions in 2015: 8%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,408

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 23

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 26

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 86%