The Ultimate Software and Kronos Merger is Official!

Ultimate Software

It’s hard to believe nearly two months have passed since we announced a definitive merger agreement between Ultimate Software and Kronos Incorporated ! Both Ultimate and Kronos consistently rank as great places to work , and our complementary cultures make us a perfect match.

Ultimate Software and Customers — Partners for Life

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software began 25 years ago with a mission of creating the industry’s best HR software—because we believe people are the heart of every organization. That’s why we view our customers not as users of our software, but as our partners for life. Ultimate Software is committed to providing preeminent human capital management (HCM) solutions that seamlessly connect people with the information and resources they need to work more effectively.

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Where to Find Ultimate Software, PeopleDoc at HR Tech 2018

Ultimate Software

Tomorrow marks the 21st Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition, and all of us at Ultimate Software are excited to once again join the thousands of HR professionals, tech innovators, and industry experts convening in Las Vegas to explore the latest advancements in HCM and preview what’s to come. This year, we’re especially thrilled to celebrate with and welcome Paris-based PeopleDoc , who joined the Ultimate family in July. It’s that time of year!

How Ultimate Software Cultivates the Best Workplace in Technology

Ultimate Software

I’m proud to announce that Fortune recently named Ultimate Software the #1 Best Large Workplace in Technology-for the second year in a row. Ultimate invests in our employees’ futures and supports them through each step of their careers. Currently, 95% of our interns who are offered full-time jobs with Ultimate accept, and at least a third of our product developers began as interns—including me!

Ultimate Software + PeopleDoc = A Very Happy Holiday Season — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Earlier this year, Ultimate Software acquired PeopleDoc as a wholly owned subsidiary in a union that couldn’t have been more fitting. Coupled with Ultimate’s cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution, UltiPro®, organizations are being ushered into an era of seamless automation and even greater cloud accessibility.

Ultimate Software Connections Conference 2020

Ultimate Software

We hope you’ll be joining us next week at the Ultimate Software Connections Conference 2020 for three full days of collaboration, knowledge sharing, and learning so you and your entire organization can “Breakthrough.” Connections Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software’s Dream Big #UltiConnect Conference: A Recap via @HRmarketer

Advos

Note: I was invited by Ultimate Software to attend their Dream Big user conference #UltiConnect to get a better understanding of their product. Ultimate Software’s user conference ( Dream Big , April 2-5, Las Vegas Nevada) from what I heard—unofficial—attracted over 3,500 customers. Each station was staffed by Ultimate personnel doing demos on big screens and answering questions from customers.

Diversity & Inclusion Efforts During and After Pandemic & Protests

Ultimate Software

The post Diversity & Inclusion Efforts During and After Pandemic & Protests appeared first on Ultimate Software Blog. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit us hard. Seemingly overnight we were told we had to stay home, and we didn’t know how long it would last.

Service: It’s More Important Than You Think

Ultimate Software

As Ultimate Software’s Chief Services Officer, my views on the importance of service might seem slightly biased. But Ultimate has always been committed to providing world-class service to our customers, and more than 80 percent of our employees are staffed in customer service and product development roles. At Ultimate, we’ve never wavered on our commitment to customers. Service Customer Service Ultimate Software

People Inspired: Ultimate Software and Kronos Merger

Ultimate Software

It’s official: Ultimate Software and Kronos are merging to form one of the world’s largest cloud companies! Both Ultimate Software and Kronos have a proven track record of delivering industry-leading solutions to organizations around the world.

Taking Action to End Racial Injustice

Ultimate Software

Over the past few years, Ultimate and Kronos have actively engaged in the conversations around equity, inclusion, and unconscious bias at work as part of our belief that as an HCM provider, it’s our responsibility to help the HR industry evolve and improve the experience of employees at work.

Celebrating National Volunteer Week With a Relentless Heart

Ultimate Software

There’s a shared characteristic amongst Ultimate Software’s employees that is integral to keeping our organization strong. Ultimate’s people are relentless in their efforts to put people first. Culture Ultimate Software community service National Volunteer Week

How Ultimate Software’s “People First” Workplace Culture Built Us

Ultimate Software

Today, we’re incredibly honored to announce that Fortune and Great Place to Work have ranked Ultimate Software #2 on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 2020. In reality, it’s the culture that built Ultimate into a success. Culture Ultimate Software

Service-Design Thinking: Product + Service = Success — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

The best solutions are a thoughtful blend of both products and services, which is why, at Ultimate Software, we’ve always differentiated ourselves by excelling at both. When you truly put people first, you can’t separate software and service. The post Service-Design Thinking: Product + Service = Success — #12DaysofHCM appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog. I’m a big fan of technology.

Positive Impact Learning and Development

Ultimate Software

The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software. This post was commissioned by Ultimate Software and the author has or will receive compensation for their work. The post Positive Impact Learning and Development appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog. Today on the blog, Janine Truitt dives into learning and development.

Courageous and Innovative Acts of Humanity and Service

Ultimate Software

Even during difficult times, Ultimate Software has remained committed to those principles —and we’re not the only ones. Here are just a few of those stories from some of Ultimate’s amazing customers. Service Ultimate Software community service COVID-19

Here are the next steps in the Kronos, Ultimate Software merger

HRExecutive

About six months ago, HCM giants Kronos and Ultimate Software announced they would merge in a record, industry-changing merger valued at $22 billion. 1, the newly formed company will be called UKG, standing for Ultimate Kronos Group, the organization announced this week.

Defining Your Company’s Core Values

Ultimate Software

And that’s what can ultimately set you apart from all others. From day one at Ultimate Software, we made it our mission to put people first—always. As we’ve evolved, we’ve recognized the importance of distilling Ultimate’s core values and defining what really makes our company and culture unique. Throughout the course of a year, individuals from teams across Ultimate collaborated to identify six words that define us. Culture Ultimate Software core values

Ultimate Software Connections Conference 2020

Ultimate Software

In March 2020, join us at the Ultimate Software Connections Conference 2020 for three full days of collaboration, knowledge sharing, and learning so you and your entire organization can “Breakthrough.” What to Expect at Ultimate Software Connections Conference 2020. We look forward to celebrating our UltiPro customer family at the Ultimate Software Connections Conference 2020 !

New for 2019: Announcing UltiPro Slack Integration — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, our “People First” approach means helping teams get their work done as effortlessly and intelligently as possible. Ultimately, our goal is to design and optimize people-centered solutions that increase convenience, engagement, and efficiency. The post New for 2019: Announcing UltiPro Slack Integration — #12DaysofHCM appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog. Service Technology Ultimate Software Slack

Saying “Thank You” on Employee Appreciation Day

Ultimate Software

It’s a chance for me—and Ultimate Software’s entire leadership team—to take a moment and express our gratitude for being part of the best company in the world. It’s a time to personally, and publicly, say “Thank You” to the more than 5,100 people across the globe who focus every day on making Ultimate the best. Because, at Ultimate, every day is Employee Appreciation Day. The day we started Ultimate back in 1990, we made a commitment.

Ultimate Software is Prepared for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Ultimate Software

” For the purposes of the services provided by Ultimate Software, our customers with employees who are residents in the EU are considered data controllers and Ultimate Software is considered a data processor per the GDPR. What is Ultimate Software responsible for under GDPR? Ultimate Software has no ownership of employee personal data, and we only take processing actions that are defined in the contract and actions our customers instruct us to take.

Kronos and Ultimate Software Unveil Plans to Rebrand as “UKG”

Empower Software

Ultimate Software and Kronos Incorporated today announced plans to rebrand the company. The combined company’s new name will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), effective October 1, 2020

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Customer Service Week 2018: Continual Innovation

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software was founded 28 years ago on a “People First” philosophy, and this core principle has shaped every aspect of our organization ever since. Every employee is a member of our “Ultimate Family” and supported by a workplace environment that fosters both personal and professional development. At Ultimate, our goal has always been to be the undisputed leader in HCM customer experience by delivering both the best technology and the best service to our customers.

Dream Big at Connections — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Every year, thousands of HR professionals, UltiPro® users, and industry experts convene in Las Vegas for Ultimate Software’s customer conference, Connections. It’s a way to experience firsthand what we mean when we say, at Ultimate, you’re more than a customer—you’re our Partner for Life. The post Dream Big at Connections — #12DaysofHCM appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog. Ultimate Software Connections

Immedis Joins Ultimate Software’s UltiPro® Connect Partners Program

Immedis

Immedis Joins Ultimate Software’s UltiPro ® Connect Partners Program. Dublin, Ireland 9 th July, 2020 – Immedis , the leader in global payroll and part of the successful Taxback Group , today announced that it has joined Ultimate Software’s UltiPro Connect Partners program.

Immedis Joins Ultimate Software’s UltiPro® Connect Partners Program

Immedis

Immedis Joins Ultimate Software’s UltiPro ® Connect Partners Program. Dublin, Ireland 9 th July, 2020 – Immedis , the leader in global payroll and part of the successful Taxback Group , today announced that it has joined Ultimate Software’s UltiPro Connect Partners program.

Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

Ultimate Software

In fact, while women make up 47% of the workforce , just 28 percent of proprietary software jobs are filled by women. The post Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog. March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. Looking for more ways to join the conversation?

Portraits of Employee Engagement

Ultimate Software

The post Portraits of Employee Engagement appeared first on Ultimate Software Blog. Ultimate Software Employee EngagementNote: The photographs in this article were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Employees Define Their Own Visions of Employee Engagement.

Visit Us at Ultimate Software CONNECTIONS 2019

HRsoft

As one of the foremost conferences bringing together human resources professionals from across the nation, Ultimate Software CONNECTIONS 2019 has an exciting, full agenda this year and promises to be a rewarding experience for all those in attendance. As a proud Silver Sponsor, HRsoft looks forward to the show, where we’ll be exhibiting at the Ultimate Experience. Say hi, pick up some product information, or take a tour of our compensation planning software.

How Ultimate is Responding to COVID-19

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, the well-being of our people is always our top priority. Ultimate has always been a staunch supporter of remote work and 40% of our people already work remotely full time. Ultimate Software

Kronos and Ultimate Software Complete Merger

Empower Software

Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software have completed their planned merger as announced on Feb. 20, creating the world’s most innovative human capital management (HCM) and workforce management company to help organizations across all industries manage their people more effectively with an unparalleled combination of cloud solutions

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software was founded in 1990 with four people: two men, two women. Women comprise about half of Ultimate’s total workforce and hold nearly 50% of front-line manager positions. We will look back on this and understand that they were good, necessary and ultimately beneficial to business. I did temp work and ultimately landed a job as a coordinator at a staffing company.

Making Connections at the Ultimate Software User Conference

marenated HR

By Maren Hogan: You might already know this, but I’m currently running around Connections 2018, Ultimate Software’s user conference in Las Vegas. However, I can’t help but stop for a moment and reflect on the cutting-edge things Ultimate Software has been working on. Ultimate Software is taking their “People First” motto to a whole new level with their newly launched, mobile-friendly UltiPro Workforce Management solution.

A Thriving Community Built on Collaboration

Ultimate Software

In celebration of Customer Service Week, October 3–7, we share the following post highlighting the importance of collaboration—a cornerstone component of Ultimate Software’s commitment to service and to ensuring our customers’ continued success. In our more than 25 years as a “People First” company, we’ve created a culture of collaboration throughout Ultimate Software. After all, Ultimate, UltiPro, and our User Communities were all built on collaboration.

Ultimate Software Connections 2018 Recap

benefitexpress

Yes, they're all legends in their respective fields, but there's more — all four intersected at this year's Ultimate Software Connections conference. What do Kenny Chesney, Katy Perry, UltiPro, and benefitexpress have in common? Keep reading for our recap of this spectacular event! Benefits Technology

Today’s a Great Day to Make a Difference — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Service in our community has been a core part of Ultimate Software’s “People First” culture from day one. We believe giving to be our greater calling at Ultimate, and we encourage our employees to find new ways to serve others, both at work and away from the office (that includes providing all employees with three paid days off each year for charitable giving). Culture Ultimate Software giving week of service

Benefits Shopping Made Easy — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, we’re committed to providing human capital management solutions that make life easier for companies and their people. The post Benefits Shopping Made Easy — #12DaysofHCM appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog. Benefits Ultimate Software Benefits PrimeBenefits selection is one of the most important decisions employees make all year—but it can also be among the most challenging, or even most confusing.

Growth Through Innovation

Ultimate Software

For the second consecutive year, Ultimate Software is ranked in the top 10 on Forbes magazine’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies , this year earning the #7 spot. Throughout this time, our customers have progressed, new needs have emerged, and industry trends have changed— and Ultimate Software has evolved. In the second quarter of 2015 ended June 30, Ultimate Software’s recurring revenues grew by 21.8%

In a World of Chatbots, People are Still Your Biggest Asset

Ultimate Software

Unfortunately, this is something SaaS (software as a service) companies often overlook. While the average customer churn rate for a SaaS company of its size is between 6% and 10%, at Ultimate Software, it’s just 3%. The post In a World of Chatbots, People are Still Your Biggest Asset appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog.