April 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) proudly announced today that Hyatt has been named a recipient of the 2015 Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fourth consecutive year. The annual award recognizes Hyatt hotels for having one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world.
“We are honored to be recognized by Gallup for our workplace environment that encourages colleagues to reach their fullest potential – it is their passion that makes a difference in the lives of so many people each and every day,” said Robb Webb, chief human resources officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “We are incredibly proud of the extraordinary individuals who bring our culture and brands to life around the world.”
The Gallup Great Workplace Award is based on rigorous workplace research. To be eligible for nomination, more than half of the collective workgroup results for an organization need a grand mean score of 4.15 or higher (out of five).
More than 70,000 Hyatt colleagues around the world participated in the 2014 survey. The results showed that they feel emotionally engaged in their workplace, appreciate the professional development opportunities and training programs, and take pride in providing authentic hospitality to guests.
Hyatt is proud to be one of only two hotel companies to be honored this year. A panel of Gallup workplace experts evaluates and assesses applicants against criteria established by a comprehensive workplace study, and Hyatt was chosen as one of the top 40 organizations because of its strong results. Winners of the 2015 Gallup Great Workplace Award will be presented with their awards at a gala during the 2015 Gallup Summit, June 2-4, 2015.
For more information and a full list of winners, please visit http://www.gallup.com/events/178865/gallup-great-workplace-award-current-previous-winners.aspx.
Hyatt hotels are continually recognized as a leader in promoting a nurturing, positive and diverse workplace environment. The company has received some of the most prestigious workplace distinctions in recent years, including:
Hyatt is a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over its more than 55-year history. In order to maintain its people-focused culture, Hyatt hotels actively seek out, hire and retain the most talented, competent, upbeat people and offer numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth. In addition, Hyatt hotels are extremely fortunate to have long-tenured associates at all levels who deliver an exceptional guest experience every day.
In addition to a caring, emotionally connected culture, the benefits of a career at Hyatt can include:
For more information or to explore open positions at Hyatt hotels and offices around the world, visit http://hyatt.jobs.
The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation or one or more of its affiliates.
Combining more than 75 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup delivers forward-thinking research, analytics, and advice to help leaders solve their most pressing problems. Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviors of the world’s constituents, employees, and customers than any other organization. Gallup’s 2,000 professionals deliver services at client organizations, through the Web, and in nearly 40 offices around the world.
The Gallup Great Workplace Award recognizes the best-performing workforces in the world. Only organizations who meet a specific criteria may apply for the award. Applicants’ results are compared across a workplace research database composed of millions of work teams in more than 100 countries. A panel of workplace experts assesses each application and selects the winners.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Centric™, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of December 31, 2014, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 587 properties in 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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