Computerworld's Best Places to Work in Information Technology 2013 List Open for Nominations

Program Recognizes the Top 100 Work Environments for Technology Professionals

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 18, 2012) - IDG's Computerworld, the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results, is accepting nominations for its Best Places to Work in IT 2013 list. Computerworld's 20th annual report will rank the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, highlighting organizations that offer their IT staffs top benefits, competitive salaries, opportunities for training and advancement, interesting project work and more.

Past honorees cite the value of being named to Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT list. The distinction provides multiple benefits, aiding employee recruiting and retention efforts as well as spreading a positive message about an organization's commitment to its IT workers.

"The competition to recruit top IT talent is intense," says Roger Fugett, SVP Information Technology at CareerBuilder. "Appearing on Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT is a great recruitment tool because of the exposure that CareerBuilder's technology group gets to a vast pool of diverse IT professionals who may be looking for that next great career move."

"Quicken Loans' ranking in Computerworld is a point of pride for our 900+ technology team members. Our entire company looks forward to the award announcement," adds Linglong He, CIO of Quicken Loans. The detailed report Computerworld offers to organizations that participate in the program "acts as a reference point of the many great things our technology team does and what we are working toward improving," she notes. "The list motivates our technology leadership to strive to reclaim the top spot each year."

Computerworld reaches 3.5 million unique online visitors each month, more than 40% of whom say they come to the website for information regarding careers and their development as IT leaders. The Best Places to Work in IT special report is hotly anticipated each year by both online and print readers.

On the 20th anniversary of the Best Places to Work in IT program, Computerworld has streamlined the participation process. In addition, the number of IT employees an organization must have to participate has been lowered to allow more organizations to participate, and the definition of an IT employee has been broadened to keep pace with changing roles and workplaces.

To learn more about Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT and nominate your organization for the 2013 list, visit: Nominations are open through December 13, 2012.

Organizations named to the Best Places to Work in IT 2013 list will be announced in the June 17, 2013, issue of Computerworld and on If you have questions about the program, please contact:

About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (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, diversity, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

The organizations that topped the Best Places to Work in IT 2012 list come from a variety of industries and include USAA, CareerBuilder, Commonwealth Financial Network, General Mills and Quicken Loans. The full 2012 list, as well as results from the 19th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey, can be found on

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld's award-winning website (, bi-weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research forms the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Best Website by American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) in 2012, Best Website by TABPI in 2012 and Magazine of the Year by ASBPE in 2010. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, September 2011). Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

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