Ultimate Software Named to Fortune’s 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back List
Date: February 9, 2018 3:30 PM 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 #16 on the 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back list, created by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work. Rankings for this year’s list considered survey feedback from more than 385,000 employees in organizations across the United States.
"Every day, we're focused on making a difference in people's lives," said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. "We give not only because it's the right thing to do, but because we believe it's our greater calling as a company and our top responsibility as a society. You don't have to look far to see there are people all around us in need, people we can all do our part to help-whether through volunteerism, charitable support, or even daily acts of kindness. We are humbled to receive this honor, and hope that we can inspire others to join us in serving our communities."
As part of our companywide commitment to giving, Ultimate provides all full-time employees with three paid days per year for community service and volunteer work with charities of their choosing. The company also matches dollar for dollar the total amount of donations that its employees generously donate for certain global aid to victims of natural disasters and support for coworkers and their families in need.
One example is Ultimate's companywide National Week of Service in September 2017, when we partnered with the nonprofit Rebuilding Together, which assembles teams of licensed professionals and everyday volunteers to assist with home repairs for veterans, the elderly, and low-income homeowners. More than 200 Ultimate employees from across the United States spent consecutive days painting, landscaping, gardening, and completing other beautification projects to help restore houses for seven families.
To determine rankings on this year’s Best Workplaces for Giving Back list, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey responses from more than 385,000 employees at companies nationwide, representing a variety of industries. The Trust Index© survey evaluated more than 50 elements of an employee’s experience on the job, including pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling that their work has special meaning. The ranking also accounted for how women, people of color, Baby Boomers, and LGBT individuals experience giving in the workplace.
For more information on the 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back list, visit http://fortune.com/2018/02/09/best-workplaces-giving-back-2018.
About Great Place to Work®
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About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with more than 37 million people records in the Ultimate 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 4,200 professionals. In 2018, Fortune ranked Ultimate #1 in the Large Company category of its 40 Best Workplaces in Technology list, making it our third consecutive year to be recognized as #1. In 2017, Fortune ranked Ultimate #7 on its prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list, our sixth consecutive year to be ranked in the top 25; #1 on Fortune's Best Workplaces for Millennials; and #2 on Fortune's 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Also in 2017, Forbes ranked Ultimate #7 on its list of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies, the National Customer Service Association named our services division the top Service Organization of the Year in the Large-Business category, People magazine ranked Ultimate #2 on its list of 50 Companies That Care, Brandon Hall Group honored Ultimate with a Gold Award in Technology, HfS Research rated Ultimate the top HCM vendor for predictive people analytics in its Blueprint Market Guide, and the Stevie Awards honored Ultimate with its People’s Choice Award for Favorite Customer Service. Ultimate has more than 4,100 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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