PHOENIX – Computerworld named Avnet, the leading technology distributor, as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in IT. This award recognizes top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing next-level benefits and compensation.
Avnet’s IT team regularly sets itself apart with cutting-edge solutions that drive digital enablement. Most recently, the team earned recognition on Foundry’s CIO 100 list for its work on the newly-launched Design Hub, a solution that brings together Avnet’s widespread resources and expertise to enable engineers to accelerate their product design process.
“At Avnet, we recognize that innovation in technology is driven first and foremost by our people, and as such, we are extremely proud to be named among Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT,” said Max Chan, CIO, Avnet. “At the heart of our success are our incredible employees. They are the driving force behind our initiatives, propelling us to be among the world’s top distributors. Making it onto this list is a reflection of the genuine efforts we put in every day to ensure our team feels not just valued, but truly seen, supported, and successful in their endeavors.”
Avnet was recognized for its commitment to driving diversity and innovation through initiatives designed to ensure all employees – within the IT organization and beyond it – feel supported and included. As a company, Avnet values employee health, work-life balance and well-being, with a strong focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I). To encourage and support these initiatives, the company prioritizes employee resource groups and regular employee achievement recognition programs.
As the technology industry grapples with the challenge of integrating a more flexible work environment, Avnet remains steadfast in its commitment to empowering employees to cultivate a work setting that caters to their individual needs, all while ensuring the continued success for the company. The efficacy of these programs is evident in the longevity of its IT employees’ careers, boasting a notably low turnover rate that underscores Avnet’s persistent efforts to elevate employee retention and satisfaction.
“Technology is playing an increasingly important role in modern business. IT professionals continue to benefit from this trend, as this year’s winning organizations increase staffing and offer a variety of pathways to upskill, reskill, and diversify their teams,” said Rob O’Regan, global director, content strategy, Foundry. “These companies provide a model for IT and HR leaders who are looking for new ways to attract, engage, and retain talent in an increasingly competitive IT environment.”
Organizations named to Foundry Computerworld’s 2024 Best Places to Work in IT List will be covered on Computerworld.com along with results from the 2024 Best Places to Work in IT survey.