Ultimate Software Named to Canada’s Best Workplaces in Technology List
Date: September 13, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that it has been named to Canada’s Best Workplaces in Technology list by Great Place to Work, for the second consecutive year. The list is based directly on feedback from employees at hundreds of organizations across Canada representing the tech sector.
“It brings us great pride to be included on Canada’s Best Workplaces in Technology list for the second consecutive year,” said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. “Our people have made this honour possible—through their unending commitment to putting people first, their daily focus on creating and providing HR solutions that help our customers and their employees do their best work, and their selfless service and charitable giving in our communities. It’s been Ultimate’s mission from day one to create a caring, productive workplace for all individuals. The trust and respect shared among our people enables our culture to thrive every day.”
Ultimate fosters the career success of its people through ongoing mentorship, learning, and leadership-development programs. Employees are also encouraged to join and participate in Ultimate's diverse Communities of Interest: PRIDEUS for LGBTQIA individuals; Women in Leadership for women at all levels of the organization; UltiVETS for veterans and active service members; and UltiHOPE, a peer support network for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.
As part of a comprehensive benefits package for Canada-based employees, Ultimate provides extended healthcare coverage for all employees and their families; a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with a 40% match on all employee contributions; paid maternity and adoption leave (10 weeks each), as well as paid paternity leave (4 weeks); unlimited PTO throughout the year; three annual paid service days for employees to volunteer at charities of their choosing; and an annual stipend (up to $300 per child) to help cover costs of extracurricular activities. Ultimate also offers a companywide wellness program, with access to onsite group-exercise classes such as yoga and boot camps. Additional offerings include free daily snacks and weekly lunches, birthday celebrations, team outings, video games, table tennis, foosball, and more.
For more information on Canada’s Best Workplaces in Technology list, visit www.greatplacetowork.ca/en/best-workplaces/best-workplaces-in-technology-2018.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world’s Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Visit us at www.greatplacetowork.ca or find us on Twitter at @GPTW_Canada.
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with approximately 40 million people records in the Ultimate cloud. Our award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, time management, employee sentiment analysis, and HR service delivery solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs approximately 4,700 professionals. In 2018, Ultimate ranked #3 on Fortune’s prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list, our seventh consecutive year in the top 25; #1 on its Best Workplaces in Technology list for the third year in a row; and #1 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials list, our second year at the top. Also in 2018, PEOPLE magazine ranked Ultimate #3 on its 50 Companies That Care list, and our Services organization was named #1 Customer Service Department of the Year by Customer Sales and Service World Awards. In 2017, Forbes ranked Ultimate #7 on its list of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies. Ultimate has approximately 4,400 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, 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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