At Collaborative Solutions, 95 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 218 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.72. It was published on Mar 31, 2017. 15270 Visitors

What Employees Say

You can count on people to cooperate.
97%
 
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
97%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
97%
 
I am treated as a full member here regardless of my position.
96%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
96%
 

What They Do

We asked Collaborative Solutions to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Collaborative Solutions is a leading global Finance and HR Transformation consultancy that leverages world-class cloud solutions to help deliver successful outcomes for its customers.

About this Company

Website: http://collaborativesolutions.com/ Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Reston, Virginia, 20191 US Sites: 6
Major Locations: Pleasanton, California; Chicago, Illinois; Tampa, Florida; New York, New York; Atlanta, Georgia US Employees: 391
Employees Worldwide: 396 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2003

Collaborative Solutions has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Chicago 2017 (ranked 8)

Best Medium Workplaces 2016 (ranked 39)

Best Workplaces for Millennials 2015 (ranked 59)


We raised over $40,000 for Autism Speaks in 2016, and had a blast supporting the local community at the annual walk!

Perks and Programs

We asked Collaborative Solutions to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Unlimited Time Off: At Collaborative Solutions, the task at hand determines the hours on the job. While that can mean working the occasional weekend, the company also offers unlimited paid time off and trusts its people to set aside downtime that works for them.
  • Healthy Inspiration: The company helps its team stay in shape with monthly fitness challenges, in office biometric screenings, healthy snacks in office kitchens and even free gadgets that help track diet, sleep and physical activity.
  • Social Hour: Employees at Collaborative's headquarters gather for Fiesta Fridays and after-work corn hole tosses on sunny days. Meanwhile, its California office prefers to host guacamole- and cocktail-making contests.
  • Mentoring: Lead consultants routinely team up with new hires for job shadowing that helps bring them up-to-speed on the company and its work.
  • Regional Team Parties: Every year we bring our employees together around the holidays to celebrate our year and a job well-done. Remote employees are invited to fly in to join their fellow Collabies in the nearest office location for the festivities.
  • Bonus Plan: Collaborative offers a robust, achievable bonus plan in addition to competitive compensation.
  • Collabies Giving Back: Collaborative encourages their employees to give back to local charities with their time and energy with unlimited volunteer days.
  • Opportunities Around The World: Collaborative Solutions has a global presence with seven regional offices as well as offices in Canada and Europe. If you enjoy traveling, there are many opportunities within Collaborative.
  • Learning & Development: Team members master new skills through the company's Collaborative &U program, as well as employee-hosted webinars and presentations. Full-time salaried employees receive an average of 120 hours of training each year. The company also sends consultants to Workday's annual professional services conference. Employees can earn certification across the full Workday platform.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 4% of salary90% Company-paid health coverage for employees
55% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 90% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance
The Barenaked Ladies' performance for our Customer Appreciation Party was one of the many highlights of Workday Rising 2016, and our marketing team was lucky enough to get to meet them!

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 40 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (90% use it)
  • Telecommute option (90% use it)
  • Subsided On- or Off-site Fitness (15% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (- On-site lunches and breakfast bi-weekly/monthly - Healthy snacks and drinks in each office location - Complete bio-metric screening - Blood pressure screening - Cholesterol tests)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 60 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
20 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)20 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)20 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

40 hours Paid time off to volunteer $40,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
Yes Sustainable commuting program Yes Renewable energy program
Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • Mngr of People Services is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
Outrageous Office Olympics was a success in our Reston office!

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Collabies came together for Workday Rising 2016 and had a great time at our annual party!

How to Get Hired

We asked Collaborative Solutions for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Collaborative Solutions is built on talented, hardworking professionals. These individuals are flexible and supportive of each other. They have excellent follow up and follow through, and they show great passion for the work they do and compassion for the customers they work with. Any prospect with proven success in these areas is likely to be a great fit for Collaborative.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Reach out, more than once, and do so creatively. Collaborative Solutions receives dozens of applications each day, and a well-crafted, thoughtful cover letter or LinkedIn InMail will ensure someone takes a good look at your resume or profile. And do your homework! To set yourself apart from other prospects, make sure you know what Collaborative and Workday are all about. Don’t forget to visit the careers page of the Collaborative website frequently and follow social media accounts (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). Interacting with us on social media is a great way to learn more about the culture here (and get noticed by the People Services team).

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

In 2017,  Collaborative Solutions will be hiring across all departments within our organization. We're seeking hardworking, talented individuals with fresh ideas and perspectives. Whether you're just getting started in your career, looking to take your role in a new direction, or wanting to expand your skill set within Workday or consulting, we likely have an opportunity for you. 

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

There are a few candidates can find further information on our opportunities: Visit the careers page of our website frequently (we post new positions often); reach out to any one of our recruiters on LinkedIn (they are happy to assist); and follow our social media accounts (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). Our People Services and Marketing teams frequently post updates to each of these sites.

hiring Outlook

100 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 30% Job Growth
21 Average applicants per opening 4,069 Total job applicants
26% New hires by employee referrals 10% Openings filled by current employees
26 Recent graduates hired 11% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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