JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of CSX's ongoing commitment to excellence and quality in the Information Technology (IT) workplace, the company was named a "Best Place to Work in IT" by IDG's Computerworld for the third consecutive year. The company ranked 31 among large organizations receiving high marks for employee training and engagement.
"At CSX, we know that our people are the key to our continued success, and we work hard to create an environment where they can thrive," said Kathleen Brandt, president of CSX Technology. "Our dedicated team of IT professionals supports the company's business goals by creating innovative technology solutions that promote safety, foster excellent customer service and continue to drive efficiency for employees and our operations."
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily into the rankings.
"The 100 organizations on Computerworld's 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams' engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry."
The "Best Places to Work in IT" feature appears in the June 22 issue of Computerworld and online at www.computerworld.com.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).