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Inc. Magazine Reveals Annual List of Best Workplaces For 2020

SourceDay is one of the highest-scoring businesses, with standout employee engagement

AUSTIN, Texas — SourceDay has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020. Hitting newsstands May 12 in the May/June 2020 issue, and as part of a prominent Inc.com feature, the list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits. 

SourceDay’s supplier collaboration software brings people, data, and processes together to modernize how companies work with their suppliers to make and ship orders on time. SourceDay’s customers range from medical device, outdoor grill and jet bridge manufacturers to global beauty brands. All use SourceDay to save money and ensure they never miss their customer commitments. To meet these expectations, SourceDay’s culture is centered on hiring the best talent and creating a work environment where employees can thrive. 

Collecting data from more than 3,000 submissions, Inc. singled out 395 finalists for this year’s list. Each nominated company took part in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, on topics including trust, management effectiveness, perks, and confidence in the future. Inc. gathered, analyzed, and audited the data. Then we ranked all the employers using a composite score of survey results. This year, 73.5 percent of surveyed employees were engaged by their work.

The strongest engagement scores came from companies that prioritize the most human elements of work. These companies are leading the way in employee recognition, performance management, and diversity. It is a different playbook from a decade ago, when too many firms used the same template: free food, open work environments, and artifacts of “fun.”

“‘Be the best,’ or #BtheB, is a saying that permeates daily conversation here at SourceDay. This motto is at the heart of our culture and serves as the foundation for everything we do. It drives how each of us does our job each day, how we serve customers, and how we treat one another,” said Tom Kieley, CEO, SourceDay. “Living up to this motto is how we put culture first, and we’re incredibly honored to be recognized by Inc. for the ways that we prioritize our people.”

“Building a great corporate culture comes only from strong leadership,” says Inc. magazine editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “The companies on Inc.’s Best Workplaces list are setting an example that the whole country can learn from, especially now, when company culture is more important to the workforce than ever.”

While researching the finalists, Inc. and Quantum saw distinct themes:

  • 100% provide health insurance.
  • 50% allow employees to bring pets to work.
  • 62% take employees to offsite retreats to relax and recharge.  
  • 20% offer paid sabbaticals to reward length of service.

About SourceDay

SourceDay is the collaboration software that brings people, information, and processes together to modernize how companies manage orders with their suppliers to make and ship orders on time. From Fortune 100 companies to mid-size manufacturers, thousands of organizations use SourceDay to connect their teams with their suppliers, centralize order data, and drive their businesses forward. Since 2015, SourceDay has helped more than 6,000 manufacturers, distributors and suppliers process more than $66B in total spend.

About Inc. Media 

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc.

About Quantum Workplace 

Quantum Workplace, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is an HR technology company that serves organizations through employee-engagement surveys, action-planning tools, exit surveys, peer-to-peer recognition, performance evaluations, goal tracking, and leadership assessment.

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