Best Places to Work in IT 2008 Employer Profile

No. 76

Maritz Inc.

Fenton, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.maritz.com

Why you want to work there

This company is in the business of making employees happy. Maritz designs employee incentive and reward programs and customer loyalty programs, and in January introduced a wellness program for its own employees that's focused on prevention, education and consumer awareness, along with detection and fitness. Web resources offer comprehensive medical, wellness, nutrition and fitness information through interactive tools, tests, calculators and games. Online seminars target healthy meal planning, healthy aging, men's and women's health issues, stress, emotional health, weight management, heart health and diabetes. A healthy living program includes personalized feedback, a program success summary and a recommended personal action plan.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 25

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 5,279

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 665

IT employee turnover in 2007: 12%

IT promotions in 2007: 7%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2007: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2007: $1,317

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 31%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 27%

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

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 10%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 5%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 11%