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[June 23, 2014]

IDG's Computerworld names Grant Thornton to 2014 list of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology

CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--

IDG's Computerworld has named Grant Thornton (News - Alert) LLP to its 2014 Best Places to Work in IT list, one of 100 top organizations that challenges its IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation.

Grant Thornton knows that work/life options are essential for its employees and provides unique solutions that balance competing demands. In addition, the firm encourages employees to take advantage of nontraditional career opportunities that fit their skill sets. The firm also actively solicits and acts on feedback, capturing ideas, suggestions and concerns of its IT employees.

"We are proud to be recognized for the 11th consecutive year by Computerworld magazine on its Best Places to Work in IT list," said David Holyoak, Grant Thornton's chief information officer. "Our appearance on this list year after year is reflective of our commitment to maximizing potential for success by offering our employees maximum opportunity, including a variety of work/life and professional options."

The Best Places to Work in 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 questinnaire 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.


"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees."

About Grant Thornton LLP

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. In the United States, Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 56 offices with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees. Grant Thornton works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations.

"Grant Thornton" refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms. GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate, one another and are not liable for one another's acts or omissions. Please see GrantThornton.com for further details.


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