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Workday Named #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 23, 2012) - Workday, Inc., the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management, today announced that the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal ranked Workday #1 for large companies on its annual list of Best Places to Work in the Bay Area. This is the fifth consecutive year Workday has received recognition on the list.

Employees from more than 250 Bay Area companies participated in an independent, third-party survey, ranking their companies on topics including team effectiveness, alignment of goals, trust with coworkers, individual contribution, manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, work engagement, and people practices.

Founded by Workday Co-CEOs Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri in 2005, Workday now has more than 1,200 employees and 280 customers. Workday plans to hire more than 600 employees in 2012.

"We've grown our team and business substantially over the last year, and our ability to continue to live our core values and reinforce a culture where employees love what they do is our most important focus," said Dave Duffield, Workday co-founder and co-CEO. "Being recognized as a best place to work is significant, because it's the employees who decide, and they are the people who make the difference in our business every single day."

About Workday
Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers unified Human Capital Management, Payroll, and Financial Management solutions designed for today's organizations and the way people work. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, Workday offers a fresh alternative to legacy ERP. More than 280 customers, spanning medium-sized organizations to Fortune 50 businesses, have selected Workday. Visit us at

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