Vision Service Plan

Vision Service Plan

Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Overall Rank: 3

Number of Employees: 2038

Number of IT Employees: 258

IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 9 percent

IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 6 percent

Percentage of women IT managers: 40 percent

Percentage of minority IT managers: 16 percent

Percentage of women IT staff: 37 percent

Percentage of minority IT staff: 18 percent

Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$1100

What's special?

This eye care benefits provider, which has 38 million members, has its headquarters in Rancho Cordova, a suburb of Sacramento. It was ranked 17th on Fortune Magazine's 2004 list of the 'Best 100 Companies to Work For.' Informal lunch meetings are held with the division vice president and IT employees twice a month. IT on-call workers are paid for one extra hour for each day they are on call during the workweek and two extra hours for every day on weekends. They receive compensation whether they get called or not. Other benefits include work/life balance programs and company-sponsored department activities.

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