COLUMBUS, Ga., June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranked No. 17 among large organizations, Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., announced today that it has been named to the 2020 Best Places to Work in IT list by IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld. Aflac is one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. The insurer has been named to the coveted list for the 20th time.
"While the COVID-19 pandemic has put us all into unchartered waters, our IT team has displayed agility and performed in ways that have enabled Aflac to quickly adapt to our new environment, including shifting more than 5,000 employees from working in the office to home," said Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos. "Our Digital Services team did stellar work using technology to make it easier for our sales teams to reach consumers and to fulfill Aflac's promise to be there for our customers when it matters most. We are proud to be recognized among the best-in-class innovators in the nation by Computerworld."
The Best Places to Work in IT 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 professionals, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
"As technology continues to evolve more rapidly than ever, attracting and retaining top IT talent to research, deploy and maintain that technology has never been more important or more challenging," said Mark Lewis, vice president of audience development at IDG Insider Pro. "Companies that have earned a spot on the Insider Pro and Computerworld 2020 Best Places to Work in IT list share a common denominator: They create an environment that not only rewards workers with competitive compensation and benefits, but they also foster a spirit of diversity, social responsibility, training and innovation."
"Aflac employees continue to demonstrate resilience and a genuine care for our clients, in response to COVID-19," said Aflac U.S. President Teresa White. "It's great to witness their agility and innovative thinking through this crisis."
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About Aflac Incorporated
Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) is a Fortune 500 company, helping provide protection to more than 50 million people through its subsidiaries in Japan and the U.S., where it is a leading supplemental insurer by paying cash fast when policyholders get sick or injured. For more than six decades, insurance policies of Aflac Incorporated's subsidiaries have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. Aflac Life Insurance Japan is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance in Japan where it insures 1 in 4 households. For 14 consecutive years, Aflac Incorporated has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2020, Fortune included Aflac Incorporated on its list of World's Most Admired Companies for the 19th time, and Bloomberg added Aflac Incorporated to its Gender-Equality Index, which tracks the financial performance of public companies committed to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation and transparency. To find out how to get help with expenses health insurance doesn't cover, get to know us at aflac.com or aflac.com/espanol.
About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top-100 work environments for technology professionals by Insider Pro and Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, IDG conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
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Insider Pro provides its subscribers with access to in-depth journalism, exclusive research, enterprise product reviews, hands-on advice, editor-curated special reports and feature articles on topics such as AI, machine learning, cloud platforms, analytics, network security, cyber threats, IoT, tech careers and much more. Insider Pro is published by IDG Communications Inc. Company information is available at www.idg.com.
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