Ultimate Software Ranked #3 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Diversity List for 2017
Date: December 5, 2017 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 ranked #3 on this year’s Best Workplaces for Diversity list by Fortune and Great Place to Work. The ranking considers feedback from more than 440,000 U.S. employees surveyed nationwide at organizations representing a range of industries.
"At Ultimate, we pride ourselves in fostering an all-inclusive environment that respects and welcomes people from all backgrounds, and where employees feel comfortable being their true selves every day," said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. "It's an absolute honor to be ranked on this list, as our 'People First' culture thrives on an appreciation for the unique knowledge, views, and experiences each person brings to work. We commend those organizations joining in our commitment to celebrating and supporting diversity."
To further promote and ensure a workplace culture of inclusivity, equality, and acceptance of all individuals, Ultimate encourages employee participation in companywide Communities of Interest. There are four groups: PrideUS, Women in Leadership, UltiVETS, and UltiHOPE, which was established in October as a support network for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. Because Ultimate's Communities of Interest are intended to be inclusive, "allies" are welcome to join any Community of Interest they choose to support and advocate. The groups host a variety of networking, social, and community service events year-round.
In determining the Best Workplaces for Diversity list for 2017, Great Place to Work based its rankings on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from 442,624 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. The surveys evaluated more than 50 elements of employees’ experiences on the job, covering such factors as professional development, behaviors linked to innovation, confidence in leadership, and consistent treatment among employees of different backgrounds.
For more information and to view the complete 2017 list of the Best Workplaces for Diversity, visit http://fortune.com/best-workplaces-for-diversity.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for millennials, women, diversity, small and medium companies, industries, and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention, and stock performance.
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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