Ultimate Software Ranked in Top 5 of AnitaB.org’s Top Companies for Women Technologists
Date: September 19, 2018 3:00 PM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that the company is ranked as one of AnitaB.org's 2018 Top Companies for Women Technologists, a national program that recognizes companies building workplaces where women can thrive. Ultimate earned one of the five highest overall scores in the workforce-size category of 1,000-10,000 technical employees.
"Our participation in this program is a testament to our deep commitment to putting all people first, and keeping Ultimate focused on diversity, inclusion, and universal respect," said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. "We are extremely proud to be recognized as an example of a technology company that understands the vital role of women. Women comprise about half of Ultimate's total employees, and nearly 50% of our frontline manager positions. We remain committed to the success of everyone at Ultimate and strongly value the contributions of our female employees at all levels of our organization."
AnitaB.org's program analyzes data on representation, employee experience, programs, and policies so that companies can continue to build more inclusive workplaces. The report for Ultimate highlighted company policies that support female employees, including:
• Paid maternity and adoption leave (10 weeks)
• A formal flex-time policy that includes remote work, flexible hours, and accommodating schedules
• A gender-diversity accountability policy to eliminate gender bias in performance reviews
• A pay-equity policy requiring pay equity by gender and the completion of annual audits to monitor policy execution
• A leadership-development program for women at all levels, from entry level to executive. Ultimate's companywide Women in Leadership group offers Ultimate's women an outlet to learn, connect, and succeed through a variety of networking, social, and community service events engineered to inspire women everywhere
• A formal, continuing-education sponsorship program that plays an important role in accelerating the advancement of women technologists, offered to women at all levels of the organization
Eighty companies participated in AnitaB.org's 2018 program, representing over 628,000 technical employees across multiple industries. More than 150,800 women were included in the sample. Each company that participated in the survey received a score based on seven metrics: representation of women at the entry, mid, senior, and executive levels, and recruitment, retention, and advancement rates. For more information on AnitaB.org's 2018 Top Companies for Women Technologists, visit https://anitab.org/accountability/top-companies/.
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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