Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 15, Small

kCura

Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
https://www.kcura.com/
https://www.kcura.com/join-the-team/our-culture-and-benefits/
kCura
Credit: Kerry Conway

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: No. 7 for retention
Clear communication, accountability and a commitment to professional growth make this Chicago-based vendor of e-discovery software appealing to IT pros, who are given access to new technologies as part of their daily work. Managers are encouraged to schedule monthly two-way feedback meetings with their employees, and workers keep their skills fresh via career mapping, coaching sessions and attendance at workshops and professional conferences. Each kCura department receives a yearly budget for training that is well above the industry average -- roughly equal to $3,000 per team member.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 616

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 41

IT employee turnover in 2016: 6%

IT promotions in 2016: 25%

Training

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

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,488

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 18

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 24

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 83%