As a woman with a longstanding career in technology, I’ve had a front-row seat to the industry’s incredible innovations, but also to its unbalanced gender representation. This important issue has received significant media coverage in recent years, but it’s … [Read more...] about Rewriting the Gender Bias in Tech
As a mother with a daughter entering the workforce, I wonder if, and hope that, she will receive career opportunities on par with what men in the same job will receive. I try to be optimistic, but the reality is that statistics on the inequitable income of … [Read more...] about Equity at Work: “No Excuses,” Please
Today is World Poetry Day. To celebrate with a poem—why, there's no better way!So in an effort to quench your poetic thirst, let Ultimate Software present:An Ode to Putting People FirstYou’ve got a great product, an all-star team All’s well for a … [Read more...] about World Poetry Day the UltiWay
Maybe I’m biased, but I have the greatest job in the world. As Ultimate Software’s Chief People Officer, I have the daily privilege of caring for our employees, spending quality time with our teams, and ensuring our programs and companywide culture continue to … [Read more...] about Thanking All of the People Who Make Ultimate Great
Women in the world of business have long complained about barriers to their professional advancement. So have many minorities (and justly so). While there are laws that prevent discrimination with regard to job promotions, these career obstacles often are hard … [Read more...] about Shattering Stereotypes and Ceilings Along the Way
The holidays are often a time for reflection—what we’re grateful for, who we’re fortunate to have in our lives, and how we can make a greater difference in the lives of others.At Ultimate Software, we have our annual tradition of the Angel Tree, where we … [Read more...] about Treating Every Day Like a Holiday – #12DaysofHCM
In September, Ultimate Software announced a multi-year partnership with the National Basketball Association’s Miami HEAT that encompasses fan experience, joint community outreach, charitable giving, and the Ultimate logo on HEAT jerseys beginning this … [Read more...] about Partnering with the Miami HEAT to Make a Difference – #12DaysofHCM
“The true measure of a company is how they treat their lowest-paid employee.”At Ultimate Software, these words—immortalized by CEO Scott Scherr—are quoted and framed above the entryway in our South Florida headquarters. They serve as a reminder, for … [Read more...] about Does Employee Engagement Equal Customer Satisfaction?
What are the traits of great leadership for the future of work? It’s a question I am often asked by audience members during my varied speaking engagements. It’s a great question, since leadership—like everything else in today’s blistering pace of change—must … [Read more...] about What is the Best Way to Lead?
I’m extremely proud to share that, this week, Ultimate Software teamed up with the nonprofit Rebuilding Together to help change the lives of seven families across the United States. In three consecutive days of service, more than 200 employees from our offices … [Read more...] about Changing Lives in Our Communities—Together