Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 9, Small

Commonwealth Financial Network

Waltham, Mass. [New England]
http://www.commonwealth.com/
http://www.commonwealth.com/work-here/overview.aspx
Commonwealth Financial Network

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: No. 4 for career development
The IT department at this Waltham, Mass.-based financial services company takes an agile, fast-paced approach to work. Micro-scrum teams meet and collaborate both in-person and virtually to produce the best products possible for Commonwealth's clients. Perks include prime seats and VIP access at concerts, baseball games and premium golf courses around the world. After three years of service, employees are eligible to stay for free in one of the chairman's 10 vacation homes at a skiing, beach or lakefront locale in the United States or the Caribbean.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 807

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 234

IT employee turnover in 2016: 13%

IT promotions in 2016: 17%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $5,000

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 17

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 29

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%