06/23/2014

Computerworld Announces the 2014 Best Places to Work in IT

The 21st Annual Best Places to Work in IT list names Quicken Loans, LinkedIn and Noah Consulting No. 1 for large, midsize and small organizations, respectively

Framingham, Mass. – June 23, 2014 – IDG’s Computerworld— the voice of business technology—is proud to announce the 2014 Best Places to Work in IT list. The Computerworld editorial team compiled this extensive list based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding organization offerings such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention, as well as a worker satisfaction survey completed by a random sampling of IT employees at the participating organizations. The 100 winning organizations were then categorized by company size based on the number of employees (large, midsize, small).

“Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year’s Best Places to Work in IT list,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees.”

What Makes an Organization a Best Place to Work in IT?
Consistent with previous winners, 100% of this year’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT organizations offer health insurance, paid vacations and 401(k)/403(b) plans. This year also saw an increase in organizations offering an employee assistance program (97%). Offering flexible work hours debuts in this year’s top 5 benefits among winning organizations (97%).

For the first time this year’s list of top 100 Best Places to Work in IT list is organized by company size based on the number of employees. Large organizations are classified as having 5,000 or more U.S. employees, while midsize organizations have between 1,000 and 4,999 U.S. employees and small organizations have fewer than 1,000 U.S. employees. Some of the companies featured are divisions of larger, global organizations, though they may have a small U.S. footprint.

Additional information about the 100 organizations named to the 2014 list, as well as the results of the 21st annual Best Places to Work in IT survey, can be read on Computerworld.com. The dedicated website features a smart tool that lets readers sort and filter the winner’s list, an interactive map to find Best Places by region, and — new this year — video highlights of the three No. 1 organizations.

Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT 2014:
Large Organization Rankings (5,000+ employees)

  1. Quicken Loans
  2. USAA
  3. General Mills
  4. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
  5. DHL Express
  6. Genentech
  7. Sharp HealthCare
  8. Texas Health Resources
  9. Qualcomm
  10. OhioHealth
  11. Caesars Entertainment
  12. Prudential Financial
  13. Booz Allen Hamilton
  14. Erickson Living
  15. CSX
  16. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  17. CDW
  18. Principal Financial Group
  19. Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  20. Carolinas HealthCare System
  21. Cedars-Sinai Health System
  22. Medtronic
  23. SAS Institute
  24. CA Technologies
  25. University of Notre Dame
  26. VMware
  27. Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  28. Hewlett-Packard
  29. Altria Client Services
  30. Verizon Wireless
  31. Nationwide Mutual Insurance
  32. Dow Chemical
  33. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  34. International Paper
  35. ADP
  36. Vanguard Group
  37. Cerner
  38. Grant Thornton
  39. Ascension Health
  40. Southern Co.
  41. PPG Industries
  42. HCA (Hospital Corp. of America)
  43. Edward Jones
  44. Jack Henry & Associates
  45. Kaiser Permanente
  46. Owens Corning
  47. Paychex
  48. BNSF Railway
  49. AT&T
  50. McKesson
  51. AMC Theatres
  52. Discover Financial Services
  53. DirecTV
  54. Quintiles
  55. Northwestern Mutual

Midsize Organization Rankings (1,000-4,999 employees)

  1. LinkedIn
  2. Credit Acceptance
  3. MasterCard
  4. Informatica
  5. Johnsonville Sausage
  6. CHG Healthcare Services
  7. CareerBuilder
  8. Miami Children’s Hospital
  9. Avanade
  10. Transocean
  11. FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)
  12. Genesis HealthCare System
  13. Janney Montgomery Scott
  14. Astellas Pharma US
  15. LINN Energy
  16. CME Group
  17. ARI (Automotive Resources International)
  18. American Fidelity Assurance
  19. Clearlink
  20. Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  21. Enova International
  22. Black Hills Corp.
  23. Securian Financial Group

Small Organization Rankings (fewer than 1,000 employees)

  1. Noah Consulting
  2. UHC (University HealthSystem Consortium)
  3. Sev1Tech
  4. Coca-Cola Enterprises
  5. Commonwealth Financial Network
  6. NRECA (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association)
  7. GlobalScape
  8. NISC (National Information Solutions Cooperative)
  9. SimpliVity
  10. Datto
  11. Secure-24
  12. Avaap
  13. Liquidnet
  14. Connectria
  15. Reed Technology & Information Services
  16. Independent Purchasing Cooperative
  17. Penn National Insurance
  18. SquareTwo Financial
  19. HAVI Global Solutions
  20. The Ironside Group
  21. Radiant Logic
  22. OCLC (Online Computer Library Center)

To learn more about Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT, and to nominate your organization for 2015, visit:http://bit.ly/1lxgmY0. Nominations are open through November 2014. If you have questions about the program contact: bestplaces@computerworld.com.

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About the Best Places to Work in IT list
The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings. New in 2014, the 100 winning organizations are organized by company size based on the number of employees (large, midsize, small).

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.3 million monthly page views (Omniture, March 2014) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

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