Best Places to Work in IT 2008 Employer Profile

No. 75

Northern Trust Corp.

Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
http://www.northerntrust.com

Why you want to work there

This asset management, asset servicing and banking firm has offices in 13 locations on three continents. Employee benefits include flextime, a day-care facility and fitness center on-site, and a recognition and reward program. But a strong sense of job security might be the most valued here: Northern is in growth mode, and the range of products and services that the firm offers its private and institutional clients expands every year, creating new opportunities for the IT workforce.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 24

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 8,000

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,057

IT employee turnover in 2007: 7%

IT promotions in 2007: 1%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2007: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2007: $776

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 30%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 29%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 31%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 32%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 20%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 37%