“Computerworld’s annual summary of the best places to work in IT lists companies that excel in five areas of employment: career development, retention, benefits, diversity, and training. According to the scorecard, the top five retention methods are: competitive benefits; competitive salaries; work/life balance; flexible work hours; and tuition reimbursement. Of the top 100 companies, 64 expect the number of U.S.-based IT staffers to increase in 2007, on average by 7%. Here is the whole list. The top three are Quicken Loans, University of Miami, and Sharp HealthCare.”
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So, ya wanna be in IT?
More than that though, you want to work at a place you like. To that end, Slashdot has linked to an annual survey done by Computerworld on the best I.T. departments in the USA to work at. Check it out to see if there’s one would apply at. Be forewarned though, the workers that completed this survey may have done so under the vengeful eye of a representative from the H.R. department.