SAS again ranks as one of Fortune’s best places to work for millennials
Analytics leader SAS continues to rank among Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials list. Millennials are drawn to SAS because of its culture, which focuses on providing employees with a balance between professional development and a healthy lifestyle.
SAS is dedicated to fostering employees’ growth with the belief that investing in everyone reflects in the resulting work delivered. Young professionals appreciate the variety of opportunities SAS offers for networking and career development. As recent graduates, employees can enroll in SAS academies for full-time training combining both classroom and experiential components. There is also a Certified Young Potential internship program and variety of developmental programs such as Emerging Leaders that help guide future leaders.
“Millennials appreciate a work environment where we can be independent with a strong team dynamic that trusts us to do our role effectively and creatively,” said Thiago De Souza, Corporate Creative Intern at SAS. “SAS constantly provides me with opportunities to be independent and to use what I have learned. Not only do I know that my team always has my back, but they know that I have theirs.”
In addition to the variety of career development opportunities, the SAS campus provides employees with the resources to balance personal needs, including an on-site recreation and fitness center; an on-site health care center; and countless campus conveniences such as a hair salon, dry cleaning and subsidized cafeterias. These benefits paired with the company’s commitment to education offer a holistic learning and growing environment for young professionals and other job-seekers alike.
“At SAS, all employees are empowered to be their best selves and encouraged to bring fresh ideas and innovation to everything they do,” said Anna Prorock, Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition at SAS. “You truly own your career and are provided with endless opportunities to learn. As a millennial, I could not ask for a better environment to learn and grow.”
As one of Fortune’s Best Places to Work in the US for more than 20 years, SAS is also considered a best place to work for diversity and inclusivity, women and gender equity, as well as a top company for recent grads and IT professionals.
“Great Place to Work is proud of these Best Workplaces that give their millennial employees the tools they need to succeed,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like SAS set the bar for other workplaces seeking to retain and develop the next generation of leaders, and prove that giving millennials jobs with purpose and meaning drives them to give their best at work, benefiting the company as a whole.”
The ranking considered assessed employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning.
In addition to ranking No. 3 as a World’s Best Multinational Workplace, SAS is also considered a best workplace for diversity and inclusivity, women and gender equity, as well as a top company for giving back, recent grads and IT professionals.
About the Best Workplaces for Millennials
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 434,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on the work experience for every employee – our research shows there’s a clear and direct relationship between employee engagement and financial performance. Over the past 30 years, we have surveyed more than 100 million employees to help organizations around the world identify and build high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through our certification programs, we recognize outstanding workplaces and produce Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as a variety of other Best Workplace rankings in the United States and in more than 60 other countries.