Best Places to Work in IT 2009 Employer Profile

No. 62

Penn National Insurance

Harrisburg, Pa. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.pennnationalinsurance.com
http://www.pennnationalinsurance.com/portal/Careers/default.aspx

Why you want to work there

Every employee in the IT division at this Harrisburg, Pa., insurance firm, which does business in nine Eastern states, is eligible to earn payments through a bonus program that links employees directly to corporate objectives and results. IT employees are also well connected to their internal business customers in order to ensure that they are aware of corporate and divisional strategies and can see how their technology projects directly connect to divisional and corporate objectives.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 8

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 830

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 115

IT employee turnover in 2008: 6%

IT promotions in 2008: 6%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2008: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2008: $667

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 41%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 50%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 41%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 5%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 0%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 6%