JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc., (NYSE: NEE) has been selected as one of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT" for 2012.
"We're extremely proud of our team of nearly 900 engaged and accomplished information technology professionals across the company," said Lakshman Charanjiva, vice president and chief information officer. "Over the past few years, NextEra Energy has earned recognition as one of the most respected companies in the world and one of the most innovative. A company of this standing requires world-class IT capabilities and talent, and professionals who bring those capabilities can find a lot of opportunities here." At NextEra Energy, IT team members, products, systems and processes support virtually every aspect of the company's infrastructure and operations, from power generation, transmission and distribution, and customer service and billing, to supply chain, finance, human resources, cyber security, emergency preparedness and other functions.
Computerworld's best places to work list is based on an evaluation of companies' offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. In addition, a company's IT employees are surveyed by Computerworld, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings. Topics covered in the survey included satisfaction with training and development, compensation, benefits and work/life balance. In addition, employees were asked to rate employee morale in their IT departments, the importance of various benefits, and their agreement with a variety of statements on subjects ranging from career growth to management's fair and equal treatment of employees.
"The organizations on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list consistently seek out and hire the most talented IT people, offer them competitive pay and provide great benefits," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Many of these organizations have spent years building top-notch IT workplaces, and we applaud the amazing work they've done to sustain dynamic environments where IT professionals can work with the latest technologies and play a key role in business-critical projects."
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. 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.
NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with revenues of more than $15.3 billion, more than 41,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 15,000 employees in 24 states and Canada as of year-end 2011. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the country, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with affiliated entities is the largest generator in the United States of renewable energy from the wind and sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy operates the third largest number of commercial nuclear power units in the United States. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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