RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Discover has once again been recognized by IDG’s Computerworld as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in IT, marking the 16th year the company has been recognized as a best place to work for information technology professionals.
Discover ranks No. 9 among large companies on this year’s list. Computerworld developed the list based on extensive feedback from IT professionals at small, midsize and large companies. The evaluation is based on company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention.
“At Discover, we recognize the importance of a culture that embraces collaboration and creativity,” said Glenn Schneider, executive vice president and chief information officer at Discover. “We offer growth opportunities and promote a healthy work-life balance for our technology employees to enable them to deliver innovative and customer-driven capabilities.”
“The market for IT talent remains very tight, and employers continue to focus on finding and holding on to the best people," said Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis. "Our 2019 survey shows again that the Best Places to Work in IT are dynamic organizations that provide top pay and a broad array of programs and benefits designed to make them attractive places to work. Many show that they have a commitment to training, to diversity and to improved communication and teamwork.”
Discover continues to provide a competitive benefits package to all of its employees including tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, generous 401(k) match and PTO package, commuter benefits, and a flexible work environment. The company provides various training programs to help foster career growth. In addition, through the Discover College Commitment program launched last year, eligible employees have the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree at no cost to select universities and programs on day one of employment. The company also has ten Employee Resource Groups, which provides tools and resources to help employees connect, build communities at work, and foster an inclusive environment.
Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance around the world. For more information, visit www.discover.com/company.
About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in 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.
Computerworld is the leading technology media brand empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today's abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld is published by IDG Communications, Inc. Company information is available at www.idg.com.
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