Ultimate Software Recognized as One of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States


Monday, August 27, 2012 10:30 am EDT



Public Company Information:

"A key factor in Ultimate’s high employee engagement is our unique company culture"

WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that it was recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation toward engaging their employees.

“The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ understand these practices are not only good for employees but also the bottom line. Companies that focus on employee engagement tend to perform better financially, attract and retain the best talent, and enjoy improved customer service and client retention,” said Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers. “These companies serve as role models for other businesses to engage their own employees and build success.”

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

The panel of judges included Bruce Bolger, Managing Director of Enterprise Engagement Alliance; Stacia Garr, Principal Analyst of Bersin & Associates; Debbie McGrath, Founder and Chief Instigator of HR.com; and Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers.

“Ultimate has always operated on the concept that creating a culture of engaged employees will result in the best solutions and services for our customers,” says Scott Scherr, president, founder, and CEO at Ultimate Software. “We believe employee loyalty and commitment are the most critical components to any successful business, and we are pleased that this award supports the efforts of organizations that invest in their people. We are truly honored that Ultimate Software was chosen as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces.”

The purpose of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces award is to inspire enhancements to the workplace by highlighting and championing the growth of employee-centric organizations worldwide. Ultimate will be honored alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award at the awards gala on October 25, 2012 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California.

“A key factor in Ultimate’s high employee engagement is our unique company culture,” said Lisa Sterling, senior director of people engagement at Ultimate Software. “We work hard to keep our talent motivated, promote collaboration and the freedom to innovate, and make sure our employees know that each one plays an important role in the success of our business.”

About Achievers

The Achievers mission is to Change the Way the World Works. We are accomplishing this by helping companies around the world recognize and reward positive employee behaviors on a daily basis resulting in higher employee engagement and better business results. With our award-winning technology, unmatched customer service, and industry-leading expertise, we have powered the world’s most successful rewards and recognition programs. For more information, please visit www.achievers.com.

About Ultimate Software

Ultimate is a leading SaaS provider of people management solutions, with more than 7 million people records in the cloud. Built on the belief that people are the most important ingredient of any business, Ultimate's award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions that seamlessly connect people with the information and resources they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and has more than 1,500 professionals focused on developing the highest quality solutions and services. In 2012, Ultimate was ranked #25 on FORTUNE'S “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. Ultimate has more than 2,300 customers with employees in 115 countries, including Adobe Systems Incorporated, The Container Store, Culligan International, Major League Baseball, The New York Yankees Baseball Team, and Texas Roadhouse. More information on Ultimate's products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.

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