Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 11, Small


Vernon Hills, Ill. [North Central]
Credit: Adam Bialy

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: No. 8 for benefits
IT workers at this credit union, headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., can take advantage of a range of career-development tools, including a formal mentoring program, tuition and certification reimbursement plans, leadership development programs, an internal certification program, and employee resource groups where employees can come together to brainstorm and share information about defined topics. On-site benefits include a game room, massage and manicure services, a hair stylist, a fitness center and flu vaccinations. During the summer, BCU's management team hosts monthly cookouts, where the managers themselves cook and serve the food.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 509

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 42

IT employee turnover in 2016: 10%

IT promotions in 2016: 5%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,571

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: 76%