Ultimate Software Ranked #1 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology List for 4th Consecutive Year

January 17, 2019

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January 17, 2019-Ultimate Software, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that the company is ranked #1 on 2019’s Best Workplaces in Technology list by Fortune and Great Place to Work. Rankings for the list considered survey feedback from more than 220,000 employees at technology companies across the United States. This marks the 4th consecutive year Ultimate has been named the top large company on the list.

“We are honored to be a leader in creating the kind of positive, collaborative workplace that fuels creativity and ingenuity,” said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. “Our people strengthen our culture and company every day through their commitment to continuous innovation, personalized support, and always doing the right thing. We take care of one another, and, through our cloud solutions and services, we help companies across the globe put their own people first. It’s been Ultimate’s way of life from the beginning, and we’ll continue to dedicate ourselves to serving the holistic needs of others.”

Driven by our founding principle of “People First,” Ultimate designs and delivers innovative HR, payroll, talent, time management, employee sentiment analysis, and HR service delivery solutions to companies in diverse industries, with employees working around the world. Our award-winning HCM cloud technology is backed by a range of comprehensive services and personalized customer support. To be more accessible to our customers, Ultimate has offices across the United States, and additional offices in Canada, England, France, Germany, and Singapore.

Ultimate facilitates a productive, caring work environment through a variety of benefits and programs for employees. These include 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for all full-time employees and their families, including same-sex married couples; company equity in the form of restricted stock units (RSUs) upon hiring, with the ability to earn additional shares for outstanding performance; a 401(k) retirement plan with a 45% dollar-for-dollar company match, with no cap, up to federal limits; paid maternity, paternity, and adoption leave, with up to $10,000 (per child) in financial assistance to support employees who adopt children; unlimited PTO to relax and recharge; and 3 paid service days annually for volunteering at nonprofit organizations of their choice. Ultimate also offers a range of leadership-development courses and interactive learning paths for current and potential leaders, and employees are encouraged to join companywide Communities of Interest that promote personal growth and continued success throughout their careers.

To determine final rankings on the 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology list, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey responses from more than 220,000 employees at technology companies nationwide. The Trust Index survey evaluated more than 60 elements of employees’ daily experiences at work, covering everything from company values and levels of innovation to opportunities for career development and the overall effectiveness of managers and leaders.

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.



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