has been selected as one of the best places to work in technology for the second consecutive year by IDG`s Computerworld, the newspaper for IT leaders. The distinction comes as part of the weekly newspaper`s annual Best Places to Work in IT survey, which was published in the May 6 issue and online.
The Best Places to Work list is an annual ranking of the best work environments in the U.S. for IT workers. In 2002, the feature was expanded for the first time to include a unique view of companies from around the world. To compile the lists, Computerworld
measured companies in several categories including diversity, training, career development, benefits, hot projects, retention and other criteria prospective IT employees find most compelling.
“It is an honor for Galileo to be named a `Best Place to Work` for the second year in a row,” said Mickey Lutz, Galileo`s CIO. “We take great pride in empowering, encouraging and rewarding our employees. Job satisfaction and an employee focus is a top priority for our leadership team.”
“Our employee base has extensive industry and technical knowledge as well as an enormous focus on the customer and on quality,” said Jo-Anne Kruse, Galileo`s senior vice president of Human Resources. “We are fostering a work environment that emphasizes speed, performance, collaboration and openness, and our IT-dedicated work force is embracing those attributes.”
“The companies selected to our Best Places to Work rankings really understand that it takes more than salary increases to keep technology workers satisfied, even in a slowly recovering economy,” noted Maryfran Johnson, editor in chief of Computerworld. “These organizations offer a chance to pitch in on challenging, rewarding projects. They create opportunities for career advancement. They provide a balanced set of benefits. In short, the best employers build a positive environment that keeps their best IT employees.”
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