October 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // Parsippany, N.J. - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, received the 2014 Award of Excellence for Outstanding Employer from New Jersey Business & Industry Association. This prestigious award is presented annually to a company that demonstrates a creative and forward-looking approach to managing its human resources. Wyndham Worldwide was recognized for its Be Well program, a holistic approach to associate health and wellness.
"Our culture at Wyndham Worldwide is based on our 'Count On Me!' service philosophy, and we take pride in our associates knowing that they can count on Wyndham Worldwide and our Be Well program to provide the support and resources they need to live healthier lives," said Mary Falvey, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, Wyndham Worldwide. "Receiving this recognition is a tremendous honor and reflection of our associates who are highly engaged in our values and our mission."
The award honors a select group of New Jersey employers for their outstanding achievements in business expansion, environmental quality, and outstanding employer and public service. Wyndham Worldwide's Be Well program addresses the physical, emotional, and financial wellness, through a comprehensive offering of benefits and special initiatives and resources, with many services available at low or no additional cost to the associate.
"Be Well may have started as a health program, but has quickly become a part of our culture," said William Skrzat, senior vice president, compensation and benefits, Wyndham Worldwide. "It's now become a major part of who we are as a company, and with the support of our executive leadership, has enabled the program to continue growing and delivering great results for our associates, our partners, our shareholders and our customers."
In addition to offering employees a wide variety of exciting and challenging opportunities to explore and develop their personal and professional potential, Wyndham Worldwide is committed to helping associates achieve a work/life balance through a variety of programs that focus on the health and wellness of the body, mind and spirit. Programs include an on-site, full-time nurse practitioner, a no-cost, on-site fitness center that is open 24/7, allowing associates to utilize it at times that best fit their schedules, no-cost flu shots and a corporate mammography service in coordination with a local medical center's breast center. In addition, the Company hosts regular learning sessions focused on health and financial wellness for all stages of your life.
This is the second consecutive year the Company received an Award of Excellence. Last year Wyndham Worldwide received the Award for Excellence for Environmental Quality. Earlier this year, the Company was named among the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ for the fifth consecutive year.
One of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality services and products through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands. The world's largest hotel company based on the number of properties, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world's best-known hotel brands, with approximately 7,500 franchised hotels and 650,200 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, providing more than 5 million leisure-bound families annually with access to over 107,000 vacation properties in over 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 200 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 907,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs approximately 32,800 associates globally.
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