Ultimate Software Ranked #2 on PEOPLE’s 50 Companies That Care List
Date: July 25, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Ultimate Software, a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM) and employee experience solutions in the cloud, announced today that Ultimate has ranked #2 on PEOPLE magazine’s 50 Companies That Care, marking Ultimate’s third year appearing in the top three of the list. In compiling the list, PEOPLE partnered with Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, to analyze 4.5 million U.S. employees’ survey feedback on how their workplaces make a difference in their lives and communities, and to consider the generosity of each organization's benefits, philanthropic efforts, and community support.
“All of us at Ultimate cherish the PEOPLE 50 Companies That Care honor because giving back to our communities and sharing our good fortune are so close to our hearts and a huge part of our core values,” said Vivian Maza, chief culture officer at Ultimate. “Since Ultimate was founded, our mission has been to care for all people—beginning with our employees, continuing to our customers, extending into our communities. As we’ve grown over the past 29 years, we’ve been extremely fortunate to be able to give and serve others on a global scale. Our people dedicate themselves every day to doing the right thing and making a difference for others. We commend the individuals who remain committed to their communities, and congratulate the 49 other companies on this list.”
As part of fostering a “People First” culture of care, Ultimate provides employees with three paid service days each year for volunteering at charities of their choice. Teams often organize community service outings together, participating in groups and as part of offsite department-wide meetings. Employees also donate to a variety of causes and nonprofit organizations through charitable giving drives throughout the year—coming together to help people impacted by natural disasters, unforeseen tragedies, or personal crises—with employee donations matched 100% by Ultimate. With a long-term commitment to caring for the whole person, Ultimate offers a variety of educational resources, workshops, and programs to support employees’ physical and mental wellbeing, both at the office and outside the workplace.
Ultimate’s extensive benefits package includes 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for all full-time employees and families, including same-sex married couples, with coverage for IVF treatments and gender reassignment surgery; a 45% dollar-for-dollar company match on all employee 401(k) contributions, with no cap, up to federal limits; paid maternity, paternity, and adoption leave, with $10,000 in financial assistance (per child, up to two children) to help cover the legal costs of adoption; and unlimited PTO, so employees can take time to relax and recharge, as needed. Ultimate’s people also have access to a range of onsite benefits and wellness programs, such as massages, meditation spaces, yoga, private rooms for nursing mothers, and access to a full-time wellness coach.
Rankings on PEOPLE’s 50 Companies That Care list represent feedback from millions of employees at organizations of all sizes and industries across the United States. Those surveyed answered questions about how their workplaces make a difference in their lives and in their communities, as well as the overall generosity of their organizations’ benefits, philanthropic efforts, and community support, particularly over the past 12 months.
For more information on PEOPLE magazine’s 50 Companies That Care list, visit https://people.com/human-interest/people-50-companies-that-care-2019/. The list will also be featured in the August 5 print edition of PEOPLE magazine, available nationwide on July 26.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified companies and the Best Workplaces in the United States.
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate Software is a leading global provider of cloud-based human capital management and employee experience solutions, with more than 51 million people records in the cloud. Our award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management, as well as HR service delivery solutions. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 5,400 professionals. In 2019, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work ranked Ultimate #1 on their Best Workplaces in Technology list, in the “Large Companies” category, Ultimate’s fourth consecutive year to top the list. American Business Awards also recognized Ultimate’s customer service as its 2019 #1 Customer Service Department of the Year in the category of Computer Software–More than 2,500 Employees. Ultimate has more than 6,400 customers worldwide, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, First Horizon National Corporation, Red Roof, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate’s products and services can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.
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