Best Places to Work in IT 2012

Which employers made the list?

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The Top 5
1.

USAA

Offers $10,000 tuition reimbursement per year

2.

CareerBuilder

Awarded employees $236,000 for innovative ideas in 2011

3.

Commonwealth Financial Network

Staffers get free stay at the chairman's vacation home

4.

General Mills

$4,688 annual training budget per employee

5.

Quicken Loans

IT staffers have 4 hours a week for personal tech projects

Top Stories
The No. 93-ranked organization on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list seeks out IT pros who enjoy challenges and fit into its team culture.
The corporate culture at the No. 72-ranked company on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list emphasizes respect, communication and challenging work.
IT staffers rotate through various tech specialties and team up with business partners at the No. 84-ranked organization on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list.
Employees at the No. 66-ranked company on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list are motivated by access to cutting-edge technologies and an array of rewards and recognition programs.

Best Places to Work in IT 2012: Employee scorecard

What's the key to job satisfaction for IT employees at our 100 best places to work?
Businesses that cut training and development during the recession will be challenged to recruit IT professionals to help them grow as the economy improves.
In addition to an array of on-site perks, the No. 46-ranked organization on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list offers collaborative workspaces where members of business and development teams can gather to work on projects.

The No. 1 Place to Work in IT: USAA

Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT 2012 / USAA team
A day in the life of several IT staffers at USAA shows a supportive work...
If you invest in the development of IT professionals outside your company, you help improve the level of talent in the entire IT ecosystem -- and, in turn, the quality of candidates who apply for your jobs.

Best Places spotlight: SAS stresses flexibility

IT employees have a say in both how and when they work at the No. 14-ranked organization on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list.
IT employees at the No. 33-ranked company on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list are offered technical and soft skills training, and they can take advantage of mentoring and formal job rotation programs.

How we chose the Best Places to Work in IT 2012

An explanation of the methodology Computerworld used to determine the Best Places to Work in IT list for 2012.
A diverse staff, global opportunities and a strong career development program earn the hotelier the No. 22 spot on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list.
The No. 2-ranked company on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list encourages and rewards innovation in a fast-paced but fun work environment.
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