SAS among Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology
Analytics leader invests in innovative workplace culture to attract tech talent
Cultivating an innovative and creative culture has earned SAS a spot on Fortune’s list of 2020 Best Workplaces in Technology. In today’s job market, attracting and retaining top talent isn’t easy –technology skills are crucial for all organizations and the demand for employees with technical training is high. As a workplace culture trailblazer, SAS has always been committed to successfully inspiring, motivating and retaining employees.
Engaged and empowered employees directly correlate to SAS’ consistent success and history of satisfied customers. Valuing and nurturing the right talent are vital for SAS to uphold its high standard of company culture and remain the leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics solutions.
“I’m proud of this recognition because it means we’ve achieved two things core to our existence,” said Jim Goodnight, CEO of SAS. “We’ve maintained a culture of trust – the foundation of a great place to work. And we are committed to continuous innovation. Employees have the opportunity to do creative, challenging work that makes a difference in the world.”
SAS believes that when employees feel valued, they thrive and make a positive impact both at work and in their community. Employees are provided with numerous opportunities to expand their skills, develop professionally and participate in projects featuring the latest trends across technology. SAS also prioritizes employee health and well-being by investing in an array of services, programs and benefits such as work/life resources, subsidized childcare, exceptional health care and fitness benefits, and modern collaborative workspaces.
“The companies appearing on this year’s list of the Best Workplaces in Technology are doing the work to improve equality for every employee,” said Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush. “They have created cultures of fairness and inclusion in an industry that is still grappling with representation across gender, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation. While not at the tipping point, they are the leaders that are creating a more equitable path forward.”
To determine the 2020 Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology, Great Place to Work® analyzed survey feedback from more than 100,000 employees working in the tech industry in the US. Employees responded to more than 60 survey questions anonymously rating their employers.
SAS is also recognized annually as one of Fortune’s Great Places to Work in the US and a World’s Best Workplace, and was recently recognized as a Best Employer for Diversity. In addition to numerous workplace rankings in countries around the world, SAS was honored as a Best Workplace in Asia and Europe.
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. Emprising®, their culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list published annually in Fortune.
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