Ultimate Software Ranked #1 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology List for Third Consecutive Year
Date: January 17, 2018 11:00 AM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that the company has been ranked #1 on the Best Workplaces in Technology list for 2018, created by Fortune and Great Place to Work. Rankings for the list considered survey feedback from more than 79,000 employees at technology companies across the United States. This is the third consecutive year Ultimate has been named the top large technology company on the list.
“From day one, we’ve dedicated ourselves to our people, and they’ve always returned the favor tenfold by caring for one another, serving our customers, and helping to better our communities,” said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. “Our employees believe in always doing the right thing, and they consistently put others above themselves. Together, we’ve been able to build a workplace that respects individuality, runs on trust and collaboration, empowers productivity, and enables career success. We are humbled by this recognition, and we share this honor with each and every one of our employees.”
Founded in 1990 on the core principle of “People First,” Ultimate remains committed to providing a collaborative, employee-centric culture that values all individuals, fosters innovation, and encourages work-life balance. To help support employees’ professional and personal growth, Ultimate offers an extensive benefits package highlighted by 100%-employer-paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for all employees and their families (including same-sex married couples); a 40% dollar-for-dollar match on all employee 401(k) contributions, with no cap, up to federal limits; company ownership in the form of restricted stock units upon hiring; paid maternity, paternity, and adoption leave; unlimited paid time off; and two paid service days annually that employees can use to volunteer in the community and support charitable causes of their choosing. Frequent workplace perks also include free meals; monthly visits from the ice cream truck; onsite massages, acupuncture, and cupping; and a variety of wellness programs and group exercise classes such as yoga, Pilates, and boot camps.
To determine final rankings on this year’s Best Workplaces in Technology list, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey responses from more than 79,000 employees at technology companies nationwide. The Trust Index survey evaluated more than 50 elements of an employee’s experience on the job, including communication, professional development, and recognition related to innovation.
For more information on the Best Workplaces in Technology list for 2018, visit http://fortune.com/2018/01/17/best-workplaces-tech-2018.
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About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 35 million people records in the cloud. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 4,000 professionals. In 2017, Fortune ranked Ultimate #7 on its prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list; #1 on its 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology; and #2 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Also in 2017, Ultimate ranked #7 on Forbes’ 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies and #2 on People’s 50 Companies That Care; the National Customer Service Association named Ultimate the top Service Organization of the Year in the Large-Business category; Gartner positioned Ultimate a “Leader” in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises; and Nucleus Research named Ultimate a “Leader” in its HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has more than 4,000 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, Red Roof Inn, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.
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