At World Wide Technology, Inc., 95 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 1103 employee surveys, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.41. It was published on Aug 21, 2015. 22891 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

What They Do

We asked World Wide Technology, Inc. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Founded in 1990, WWT has grown from a small product reseller into a global systems integrator with $6.7 billion in annual revenue and more than 3,000 employees.

About this Company

Website: US Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri
US Sites: 35 Major Locations: St. Louis, MO; Edwardsville, IL; Lewisville, TX; Pleasanton, CA; Phoenix, AZ
US Employees: 3320 US revenues: $5800 million
Worldwide revenues: $6700 million Employees worldwide: 3433
Founded: 1990 Industry: Information Technology

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Perks and Programs

We asked World Wide Technology, Inc. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Onsite Family Health Center: WWT knows the importance of offering good health benefits, and the value of being concerned with the overall health and wellness of our employees and others covered by our health plan. Because of these things, WWT has decided to offer employees and families access to two on-site health centers. Our Family Health Centers will be managed by WeCare TLC, a medical management firm that operates on-site and near-site primary care clinics for employers.
  • Tread-desk Workstation: Tread-desk workstations have been established on campus to give employees the opportunity to exercise while working. The desks can be reserved through an Outlook appointment and they’re in high-demand. Employees that take advantage of this perk say that they feel better moving a little throughout the day and get more accomplished. It’s a great way to incorporate wellness into the workday and increase overall productivity.
  • Day of Caring: There’s a culture of caring throughout World Wide Technology. This culture continues to spread as we hire new employees who reflect our Core Values and want to do good things for others. In 2012, WWT rolled out its Day of Caring program that provides employees with an extra paid day off to spend time at their favorite charitable organizations.
  • Telecommuting: In 2007, feedback from our company-wide employee opinion survey showed the desire of employees to be able to work from home on a regular basis. The Executive Management Team listened. Shortly after, WWT implemented a telecommuting policy that allowed employees, depending on their job functions, to work from home 1-3 days per week. Access to advanced technology and systems made this an easy transition for the company. This benefit has allowed the organization to scale and handle global expansion while limiting the number of facilities necessary to house employees. Plus, eliminating a morning and evening commute from an employee’s day allows them to spend more time with their families ultimately enhancing work-life balance. This benefit has been very well received among employees since its inception.
  • Massage Sessions: Periodically throughout the year, WWT partners with our Employee Assistance Program vendor to provide employees at different locations with free 5-10 minute massages. These sessions are always in high-demand and fill up quickly.  In our Edwardsville, IL location, where stress levels can be high due to long hours and customer demands, we hold regular massage sessions throughout the year to provide employees with a break from the daily grind.


100% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 6% of an employee's salary 90% Company-paid health coverage for employees
90% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 30 hours Weekly hours at which part-timers receive health care coverage
$20000 College Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k) or 403b plan
  • Pre-tax savings account


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Massage therapy
  • Convenience store
  • Free beverages during the day
  • Discount ticket sales
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27 days Holidays & vacation days after one year of employment 90 days Job protected maternity leave
15 days Paid leave for adoptive parents


  • Telecommute option (70% use it)
  • Lactation room(s)
  • Compressed work weeks
  • Elder care resources


  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments


  • Breast cancer screening
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Complete biometric screening
  • Cholesterol tests
  • Flu shots
  • Medical facilities
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How to Get Hired

We asked World Wide Technology, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

The key characteristics that allow someone to be a great fit within our company centers entirely around our Core Values - THE PATH.  Trust, Humility, Embrace Change and Diversity of People and Thought, Passion, Attitude (Positive and Open-minded), Team Player, Honesty & Integrity.  Candidates who embody these values and have a track record of going above and beyond in their past and current roles will thrive at WWT.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

It's important to make sure your experience and resume aligns to the position of interest.  During the initial screening, we look for passion.  IT is a buzzword laden industry and it's important to have passion and substance beyond the jargon.  Being able to show examples of going above and beyond are important.  That's a big part of the culture at WWT.

Are there any unusual or especially rigorous steps of your hiring process that candidates should be aware of?

WWT takes its culture very seriously.  Therefore, when interviewing our interview process can be lengthy at times.  We incorporate teams into the interview process, along with HR and hiring managers to determine the best technical/functional and cultural fit within the organization. Typically there will be course of at least 3 interviews before a hiring decision is made.  We try to expedite this process by enabling our video capabilities and technology. 

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

  This year, our focus has been investing in top level talent across all areas of our business; Sales/ Engineering/ Marketing/ Business Development/ Sales Operations/ Logistics/ Professional Services.   WWT is looking for individuals that embrace our Core Values, have a strong sense of self development and are motivated to help build WWT into a global leader in full life-cycle systems integration.  

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Candidates interested in WWT should visit to learn more about the company and view current job openings.

hiring Outlook

39% Job Growth 37 Average applicants per opening
4% Total voluntary turnover of full-time employees in the past year 14079 Applicants in past year
918 Openings in past year 26% New hires by employee referrals

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