Ultimate Software CEO Scott Scherr Ranked #5 Nationwide on Glassdoor’s 2015 List of Highest-Rated CEOs at Large Companies
Date: June 10, 2015 11:00 AM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that Ultimate Software has been named to Glassdoor’s “Highest-Rated CEOs” list for 2015. Glassdoor, a jobs and careers marketplace, released its annual report highlighting the top executives, this year recognizing leaders in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe.
Among CEOs recognized in the U.S. at large companies, Ultimate’s CEO, Scott Scherr, was ranked #5 nationwide and received a 95% approval rating based on the anonymous and voluntary reviews Ultimate Software employees shared on Glassdoor throughout the past year. Other companies on the 2015 list included Google, Nike, Facebook, Apple, LinkedIn, and Starbucks.
“We are honored that Glassdoor has recognized our CEO for his leadership in creating a culture that puts our employees first,” said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software. “We believe that employees are the number-one priority—if employees are happy, engaged, and taken care of, then they in turn are more engaged in their jobs and deliver our customers the best human capital management solutions possible. This award is especially meaningful to us because it tells us that our employees appreciate and value the culture we have worked so hard to create, and that culture starts with our leadership.”
“Gaining the trust and approval of an entire workforce is one of the most difficult tasks for a CEO to undertake,” said Glassdoor CEO and Co-founder, Robert Hohman. “I celebrate the leaders appearing on this list because they’ve managed to inspire and engage their employees, as proven by the feedback shared on Glassdoor around the clock and around the world.”
CEO approval ratings are gathered through Glassdoor’s online company review survey, which seeks to gain current and former employee sentiment about job and company satisfaction, the work environment, and the culture. Employees are asked to rate a number of workplace factors such as compensation and benefits, as well as work-life balance, and asked whether they approve or disapprove of the way their CEO is leading the company. In addition, employees are asked to describe some of the upsides and downsides of working for the company and provide any advice for senior management.
See the complete list of all Highest-Rated CEOs in 2015 at www.glassdoor.com/Highest-Rated-CEOs-LST_KQ0,18.htm.
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 19 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, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 2,500 professionals. In 2015, for the fourth consecutive year, Ultimate was ranked in the top 25 on FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For; recognized for the third year in a row as one of Achievers’ 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America; and named among the InformationWeek Elite 100, honoring innovation in business technology. In 2014, Ultimate was ranked #8 on Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies, and recognized as a “Leader” in Nucleus Research’s HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has more than 2,800 customers with employees in 150 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, 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.
Glassdoor is the most transparent jobs and career marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines free and anonymous reviews, ratings and salary content with job listings to help job seekers find the best jobs and address critical questions that come up during the job search, application, interview, and negotiation phases of employment. For employers, Glassdoor offers recruiting and employer branding solutions to help attract high-quality candidates at a fraction of the cost of other channels. Glassdoor, which has approximately 30 million members from more than 190 countries, operates one of the most popular job apps on iOS and Android. The company launched in 2008 and has raised approximately $160 million from Google Capital, Tiger Global, Benchmark, Battery Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group, and others.
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