Best Places to Work in IT: Employer Scorecard

By Computerworld staff, Computerworld |  Career, best places to work, career development

Computerworld's annual Best Places to Work in IT special report was released Monday. Here's how the companies stack up in key areas:

Best Benefits
1. University of Pennsylvania
2. General Mills Inc.
3. Genentech Inc.
4. Raytheon Co.
5. University of Miami

Top 5 Benefits
Highest percentage of companies that offer:
Health insurance 100%
Paid vacation 100%
Flexible hours 98%
Employee assistance programs 97%
College tuition reimbursement 96%

Best at Retention
1. General Mills Inc.
2. San Diego Gas & Electric Co.
3. Securian Financial Group Inc.
4. OhioHealth
5. Scottrade Inc.

IT Staffing Levels
Anticipated staffing changes in 2009:
Increase 34%
Decrease 11%
Remain the same 54%
To be determined 1%

Best Training Opportunities
1. Monsanto Co.
2. Verizon Wireless
3. The Mitre Corp.
4. Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
5. The George Washington University

A Typical Best Place:
Spends $1,968 per IT employee on training
Offers 6 training days annually for IT staffers

Best at Diversity
1. University of Miami
2. University of Pennsylvania
3. Genentech Inc
4. Quicken Loans Inc.
5. Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

At a Typical Best Place:
34% of IT staff members are women
32% of IT managers are women
29% of IT staff members are minorities
18% of IT staff managers are minorities

Best Career Development
1. Michelin North America Inc.
2. Apollo Group Inc.
3. Raytheon Co.
4. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
5. University of Miami

At a Typical Best Place:
62% offer IT staffers a formal mentoring programs
56% survey IT staffers about job satisfaction once a year
15% survey IT staffers about job satisfaction more than once a year

Learn more about how companies were chosen.

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