For its ability to hire a galaxy of autonomous stars capable of swiftly helping to increase the company’s competitive advantage, Ultimate Software is the 2010 winner of the Optimas Award for Financial Impact.
For working with Virgin HealthMiles to develop a wellness strategy that effectively engages employees in their health and well-being, Protective Life is the winner of the 2010 Optimas Award Partnership.
For its ability to swiftly respond to the economic downturn, restore customer confidence and increase employee skills with a new corporate model, OppenheimerFunds is the winner of the 2010 Optimas Award for Managing Change.
Tata Consultancy Services, part of India's largest industrial conglomerate, is the winner of the 2010 Optimas Award for General Excellence for its ability to recruit and train a huge, multilingual workforce and to align its workforce strategy with swiftly changing business demands.
In the past decade, SAS has nearly doubled its staff—to more than 11,000 from about 6,000—and more than doubled revenue—from $1 billion to $2.31 billion last year. It has made Fortune magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking every year since it was first compiled 13 years ago. This year, SAS ranked No. 1.