Workiva Inc.

100 Best Companies 2020-Workiva
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    Employees love the cloud-based enterprise software company’s culture of support, including 12 weeks of parental leave, flexible hours, and an emphasis on growth (“I don’t think I’ve worked anywhere this interested in my career development,” says one staffer), as well as the Slow Clap, a spontaneous building of applause to recognize a coworker’s achievement. Town hall meetings with executive management and inner-office feedback or requests often yield results, like designated parking for expectant mothers, in a matter of days. Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year80
    Years on list2
    HQ locationAmes, Iowa
    Job openings (as of February 2020)64
    IndustryInformation Technology
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$244
    Year founded2008
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites11


    100% health coverageYes
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersNo
    Sick days for part-timersNo
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Women36.1%
    % Minorities12.5%
    % African-American/Black1.8%
    % Asian4.5%
    % Caucasian/White87.5%
    % Hispanic/Latino3%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.2%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.2%
    % Two or more races2.7%
    % Unknown ethnicity-
    Date info providedAug. 28, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)26
    # Sick days-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)-
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth5%
    # of job applicants21,171
    Avg. # of applicants per opening50
    # New graduates hired-