Company named by Inc. Magazine’s
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alation Inc.the leader of the company data intelligence solutionsis on Inc. magazine’s annual Best Workplaces list for the third time. The list, which is published annually, recognizes organizations with high-quality cultures and is produced by surveying companies on validated workplace factors. through research that impact employee engagement and satisfaction.
The survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, asked employees questions about the effectiveness of company management, benefits, employee confidence in the company’s future, opportunities for growth, and more. . The results were then audited and analyzed by Inc. magazine to complete its list.
This year, Alation received a total score of 92.45 out of 100. Of the employees surveyed, more than 91% indicated that they were highly engaged in their work at the company. When it comes to employee development, 86% of employees agreed with the statement, “I see opportunities for professional growth and career development for me in this organization.” Alation also had an above-average benefit score compared to similarly sized businesses in the region.
“We know that a strong corporate culture balances productivity and empathy and we’ve worked hard to support our teams with policies that provide the flexibility to adapt to a new normal,” said Joy Wolken, Director of Human Resources at Alation. “While the pace of life continues to pick up speed and the work is certainly not done, it is exciting to know that our efforts are having a positive impact on our employees.”
Alation was created on the vision of empowering a curious and rational world, a foundation that drives the company’s external actions and its commitment to creating an environment where employees can share their thoughts, ask questions and feel supported.
In 2021, attacks on the black community and AAPI made headlines and affected many Alationauts, CEO of Alation Satyen Sangani sent a note to the organization stating, “At Alation, we oppose hatred towards any human being – black, Asian or otherwise. We oppose prejudice, discrimination, racism and violence. Additionally, Alation has established a perpetual matching donation program that matches employee contributions to organizations that support the company’s mission to fight hate. Alationauts has also formed a “Fighting Hate” steering committee to identify organizations to which employees can donate and volunteer.
As the pandemic has had far-reaching impacts on work and daily life, the company has created a “Women at Alation” group where female Alationauts participate in quarterly events that discuss and provide support around the challenges of balancing the “new normal”. “This group serves as a safe space to connect and discuss topics such as the pay gap, setting boundaries and family support.
“Not so long ago, the term ‘best place to work’ would have conjured up images of open office designs with stocked snack fridges,” says Inc.. editor Scott Omelianuk. “Yet, given the widespread adoption of remote work, the concept of the workplace has changed. This year, Inc. recognized organizations dedicated to redefining and enriching the workplace in the face of the pandemic .
What Alation employees are saying:
“The combination of the people, the product and the opportunity not only makes this a fantastic company, but also a fantastic time to be in the company. Everyone has a team mentality, where people collaborate and are ready to put in the hours and be creative in solving the problems at hand I haven’t encountered the politics guiding the decisions The shared commitment to delivering results, solving problems that matter to the world, and doing the difference for our customers and users is inspiring and contagious.
“Alation is a fantastic organization to work for! I have never seen so many people so clearly focused on the success of an organization. My immediate work team is amazing; they feel like family. My manager is very insightful and an excellent leader. She can tell when things are going wrong and helps me and the team get us back on track. Compensation and benefits are more than competitive. I feel like I’m part of something bigger working at Alation.
If you would like to join the growing Alation team, visit careers page to see open positions. Readers can also visit alation.com to learn more about the founding, evolution and management team of Alation.
Alation is the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, including data search and discovery, data governance, data management, analytics and digital transformation. Alation’s initial offering dominates the data catalog market. With its powerful behavioral analytics engine, built-in collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle the most demanding data and metadata management challenges. Over 350 companies are driving data literacy, improving decision-making and driving business results with Alation, including AbbVie, American Family Insurance, Cisco, Exelon, Fifth Third Bank, Finnair, Munich Re, NASDAQ, New Balance, Parexel, Pfizer, US Foods, and Vistaprint. Based in Silicon Valley, Alation has been named to Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces list and is backed by leading venture capital firms including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire and Snowflake Ventures. For more information, visit alation.com.
About Inc. Media
The World’s Most Trusted Business Media Brand, Inc. provides entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools, connections and community to build great businesses. Its award-winning cross-platform content reaches over 50 million people every month across a variety of channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced annually since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest growing private companies in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives founders of top companies the 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. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
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, employee recognition peer reviews, performance reviews, goal tracking and leadership assessment. For more information, visit QuantumWorkplace.com.
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