IDG’s Computerworld Ranks Ultimate Software #1 Best Place to Work in IT Among Midsize Organizations
Date: June 12, 2017 9:30 AM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that it has been ranked the #1 midsize organization on Computerworld's 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list. Computerworld recognizes companies that provide an intellectually challenging environment for their IT staffs, along with outstanding benefits and compensation.
"We are honored to be distinguished not only for our talent management and company benefits, but also for creating and sustaining a work environment that makes our people feel valued, supported, and challenged," said Adam Rogers, CTO at Ultimate. "This recognition validates our belief that putting people first encourages innovation and fosters a culture that contributes to employees' overall happiness and satisfaction. Our workforce, running on inspiration and ingenuity, is able to design products that meet our customers' needs and exceed their expectations."
IT practices at Ultimate focus on opportunities to bolster employee creativity, and drive the creation of innovative, award-winning products. The company positions its employees for success by investing in the best available technology; supporting attendance at workshops and conferences, as well as the completion of higher-education courses and professional certifications; and offering ongoing learning and development opportunities companywide. Twice a year, Ultimate also facilitates a highly anticipated coding event that enables developers to brainstorm and actualize ideas unrelated to their current projects and roadmaps. To support personal well-being and growth, Ultimate covers 100% of healthcare premiums for employees and their families, including medical, dental, and vision, and offers a 401(k) retirement plan with a 40% company match on every employee-contributed dollar.
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals. The list is 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 workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
See the complete list of the 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list at http://www.computerworld.com/category/bestplaces2017/.
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with more than 33 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 3,800 professionals. In 2017, Fortune ranked Ultimate #7 on its prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list, its sixth consecutive year ranked in the top 25, and #1 on Fortune’s list of the 10 Best Workplaces in Technology for the second year in a row. Also in 2017, People magazine ranked Ultimate #2 on its 50 Companies That Care list, Brandon Hall Group honored Ultimate with its Gold Award in Technology, and the National Customer Service Association named Ultimate the Service Organization of the Year. Ultimate has more than 3,700 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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Darlene Marcroft, Vice President of PR and Communications at Ultimate Software
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