Household International Inc.
Prospect Heights, Ill.
Number of Employees: 29381
Number of IT Employees: 2189
IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 12 percent
IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 6 percent
Percentage of women IT managers: 40 percent
Percentage of minority IT managers: 17 percent
Percentage of women IT staff: 32 percent
Percentage of minority IT staff: 31 percent
Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 11
Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$1600
Acquired in 2003 by HSBC Holdings, Household is the No. 2 consumer finance company in the U.S., making secured and unsecured consumer loans, mostly to lower-middle-income and working-class customers. IT employees work on projects and assignments to help further develop project management, technical and soft skills. Benefits packages include health and work-life balance programs.