Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 5, Large

Prudential Financial

Newark, N.J. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 2 for benefits
Ensuring that employees have work/life balance is a priority for this Newark, N.J.-based life insurer. Toward that end, the company maintains flexible office hours, allows people to work from home and offers child care and elder care services, on-site fitness centers and financial counseling services. Prudential provides a paid day off for volunteer work, matches employees' charitable donations and schedules an annual health summit. The CIO sponsors IT-centric programs through which tech employees can learn, share ideas and network.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 20,090

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,142

IT employee turnover in 2014: 4%

IT promotions in 2014: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,494