Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 13, Midsize

Cars.com

Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
http://www.cars.com
http://www.cars.com/careers
Cars.com
Credit: Ken Nesbit

Why you want to work there

IT employees at Cars.com often lead the decision-making process when it comes to determining which technologies to adopt and deploy. Senior leaders at this Chicago-based online car-shopping exchange host regular lunches with groups of IT employees, giving them an opportunity to network in a casual environment. The company recognizes and rewards people for their achievements, and awards spot bonuses to employees who share their expertise with the public via speaking engagements. Other perks include happy hours, video games, table tennis, company parties, gym discounts, and flexible scheduling and work-from-home options.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,278

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 107

IT employee turnover in 2015: 2%

IT promotions in 2015: 25%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,966

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 20

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 30

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 70%