Workiva Ranks Number 12 on the 25 Best Large Workplaces in Chicago List by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE

CHICAGO - May 22, 2018 -- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, today announces that it has been ranked #12 of the 25 Best Large Workplaces in Chicago by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. The ranking considered more than 11,000 employee surveys from Chicago companies.

“At Workiva, we follow a human asset management approach that puts our employees first, listens to their voices and responds to their needs,” said Matt Rizai, Chairman and CEO of Workiva. "Our culture fosters close-knit teams of people who truly care about each other and our customers.”

Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. The Best Workplaces in Chicago stand out for excelling in the nation’s competitive marketplace.

“Chicago has one of the largest metropolitan economies in the United States. It plays a significant economic role not just domestically, but globally,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “As one of our nation’s economic main staples, the city of Chicago can be proud that organizations like Workiva are building this country’s economy by creating great places to work for all.”

The Best Workplaces in Chicago is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Workiva also was named one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.



About Workiva

Workiva delivers Wdesk, a leading enterprise cloud platform for data collaboration, reporting and compliance that is used by thousands of organizations worldwide, including over 70 percent of the Fortune 500®. Companies of all sizes, state and local governments and educational institutions use Wdesk to help mitigate risk, improve productivity and gain confidence in their data-driven decisions. For more information about Workiva (NYSE:WK), please visit workiva.com.

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    About the Best Workplaces in Chicago

    Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index survey responses from more than 11,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

    About Great Place to Work

    Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

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