IDG’s Computerworld Names FedEx to 2013 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 18, 2013 — FedEx (NYSE: FDX) has once again been named to the IDG Computerworld list of Best Places to Work in IT, as one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. This is the 17th time FedEx has been included on the prestigious list.
FedEx was recognized by Computerworld for its people-centric culture, including a strong emphasis on work-life balance, healthy employee initiatives and professional development programs offered throughout the organization. FedEx is consistently ranked among the world’s most-admired companies.
“Our people-first philosophy celebrates the talents of our IT team members around the world, and is the driving force behind our innovative spirit and our ability to connect millions of people around the globe every day,” said Rob Carter, EVP FedEx Information Services, CIO FedEx Corp. “We are honored to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in IT.”
“We applaud the organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list for creating and sustaining dynamic IT work environments,” said Scot Finnie, editor-in-chief of Computerworld. “This year, several new names have joined the stalwarts that make the list year after year. It’s clear that the best IT workplaces are constantly raising the bar with great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging business-critical projects.”
Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 20th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.
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.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $44 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.8 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, November 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. 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 www.idgenterprise.com.
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