06/17/2013

Computerworld Recognizes Top 100 Workplaces for Technology Professionals

The 20th Annual Best Places to Work in IT List Names Quicken Loans #1

Framingham, Mass. – June 17, 2013 – IDG’s Computerworld—the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results—releases the 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list.  The list is compiled by the Computerworld editorial team based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories 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. To honor the 20th anniversary of the Best Places to Work in IT list, an online package including a database of all the organizations that have made the list over the past 20 years has been created.

“We applaud the organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list for creating and sustaining dynamic IT work environments,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “This year, several new organizations have joined the stalwarts that make the list year after year. It’s clear that the best IT workplaces are constantly raising the bar with great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging business-critical projects.”

What Makes an Organization a Best Place to Work?
Benefits are one of the most valued criteria used in determining if an organization makes the Best Places to Work in IT list. These are the top 5 benefits offered by employers on this year’s list:

  • 100% offer health insurance
  • 100% offer paid vacation
  • 100% offer a 401(k)/403(b) plan
  • 99% offer an employee assistance program
  • 98% offer reimbursement for technology certifications

Additional information about the 100 organizations named to the 2013 list, as well as the results of the 20th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey, can be read in the June 17, 2013 issue of Computerworld and at http://bit.ly/19lYrCJ.

Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT 2013:

  1. Quicken Loans
  2. USAA
  3. CareerBuilder
  4. Commonwealth Financial Network
  5. World Wide Technology
  6. Sharp Healthcare
  7. Transocean
  8. Qualcomm
  9. Genentech
  10. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  11. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
  12. General Mills
  13. Erickson Living
  14. National Information Solutions Cooperative
  15. Verizon Wireless
  16. Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  17. Applied Materials
  18. Securian Financial Group
  19. CSX
  20. Lehigh Valley Health Network
  21. OhioHealth
  22. Prudential Financial
  23. Vanguard Group
  24. SAS Institute
  25. Monsanto
  26. American Fidelity Assurance
  27. Principal Financial Group
  28. Nationwide Mutual Insurance
  29. CHG Healthcare Services
  30. Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  31. Texas Health Resources
  32. Caesars Entertainment
  33. LINN Energy
  34. Kaiser Permanente
  35. University of Notre Dame
  36. Cedars-Sinai Health System
  37. Reed Technology & Information Services
  38. Discover Financial Services
  39. Jack Henry & Associates
  40. UHC (University HealthSystem Consortium)
  41. Altria Client Services
  42. HCA
  43. Miami Children’s Hospital
  44. NextEra Energy
  45. Cerner
  46. Palmetto Health
  47. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  48. MetroStar Systems
  49. AT&T
  50. George Washington University
  51. DTE Energy
  52. PPG Industries
  53. Ascension Health
  54. Medtronic
  55. DHL Express
  56. Rackspace
  57. Secure-24
  58. Raytheon
  59. Intuit
  60. Grant Thornton
  61. Sherwin-Williams
  62. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  63. Northwestern Mutual
  64. BNSF Railway
  65. Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  66. OCLC Online Computer Library Center
  67. Carolinas HealthCare System
  68. Chesapeake Energy
  69. Genesis HealthCare System
  70. Johns Hopkins Medicine
  71. Campbell Soup
  72. FedEx
  73. CME Group
  74. SimpliVity
  75. Enova International
  76. International Paper
  77. Paychex
  78. WellPoint
  79. FireHost
  80. Dow Chemical
  81. Avanade
  82. DeVry
  83. Edward Jones
  84. Heartland Payment Systems
  85. Kellogg
  86. CDW
  87. Aflac
  88. Noah Consulting
  89. Health Care Service Corp.
  90. Ping Identity
  91. Coca-Cola Enterprises
  92. SEI
  93. Nova Southeastern University
  94. Southern Co.
  95. Astellas Pharma US
  96. American University
  97. Humana
  98. Automatic Data Processing
  99. NIIT Technologies
  100. Quintiles

To learn more about Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT and nominate your organization for 2014 visit: http://bit.ly/1bsmsEJ. Nominations are open through November 2013. If you have questions about the program contact: bestplaces@computerworld.com.

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About the Best Places to Work in IT
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, diversity, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), bi-weekly publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, August 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. 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 http://www.idgenterprise.com/.

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