Once more, Discover has gained recognition from IDG’s Computerworld as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in IT. This recognition is coming just as the company marks their 16th year in operation. The company was recognized as one of the best places for information technology professionals to work.
Computerworld created the list based on broad feedback from IT professionals working in their respective small, midsize and large companies. The evaluation is on the basis of the company’s offerings in categories including career development, benefits, retention and training.
Glenn Schneider, executive vice president and chief information officer at Discover reported that at Discover, they have fully realized how essential it is for a culture which embraces creativity and collaboration. He talked on how they present growth opportunities and foster a healthy work-life balance for their technology employees, so as to enable them to supply innovative and customer-driven abilities.
Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis said that the market for IT talent continues to retain its position as a tight one and employers continuously focus on searching for and holding on to the best people.
Discover continuously provides a competitive benefits package to every employee. This includes paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits, as well as a flexible work environment. The company gives various training programs to foster growth in career. Additionally, through the Discover College Commitment program started up last year, competent employees are possession of the opportunity to secure a bachelor’s degree at almost no cost and to choose universities and programs on the first day of employment.
The company is also in possession of ten Employee Resource Groups, which supplies resources and tools to enable employees to connect, create communities at work, and enable an inclusive environment.