Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 52, Large

Discover Financial Services

Riverwoods, Ill. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

This Riverwoods, Ill.-based financial services firm actively supports its workers' health and well-being, offering services ranging from health risk assessments and annual health screenings to ergonomic workstations, lunchtime health seminars, an on-site nurse and a fully equipped fitness center. Discover promotes work/life balance with flexible schedules and telework options, and employees receive 25 days or more of paid time off that they can use for sick time, personal days or vacation as they see fit.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 14,118

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,485

IT employee turnover in 2013: 5%

IT promotions in 2013: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,405