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

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hard work is recognized and valued at the No. 94-ranked company on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list.
Ringing in at No. 63 on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list, the hospital is committed to helping IT workers advance their careers with challenging projects and interesting opportunities.
Global operations give IT staffers a chance to learn best practices and review technologies from around the world at the No. 39-ranked organization on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list.
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.

Best Places spotlight: SMUD promotes work/life balance

This Sacramento utility, ranked No. 24 on our 2012 Best Places to Work in IT list, offers flexible hours, fantastic benefits and the chance to work with state-of-the-art tech.
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.
Shared values, a supportive environment and the ability to experiment with new technologies attract IT pros to the No. 54-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.
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