SOURCE: Wyndham Worldwide
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2013) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, was named among the Top 10 Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ. Ranked number six among large companies (250+ employees), this is the fourth consecutive year that the Company has been named to the list. The annual survey honors the top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.
"At Wyndham Worldwide, we are proud of our culture of strong values and signature Count On Me! customer service, which provides great experiences for our guests and associates," says Stephen P. Holmes, chairman and chief executive officer, Wyndham Worldwide. "It is an honor to receive this recognition as it acknowledges the unique culture built by our associates."
Produced by NJBIZ and managed by Best Companies Group (BCG), the survey included evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics in addition to an associate survey to measure associate experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.
"This recognition means so much more to us because it's based on our New Jersey associates' opinions and experiences," says Mary Falvey, chief human resources officer and executive vice president, Wyndham Worldwide. "In order to remain a successful company, industry leader and a great employer, it is essential that our associates feel that the Company provides a supportive environment for them to advance personally and professionally."
Offering associates a wide variety of exciting and challenging professional experiences 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 "Mammovan" service in coordination with a local breast screening facility.
As part of its people-focused culture, the Company also offers many family-friendly benefits, including a variety of personal, on-site services such as car wash/detailing, a credit union, a shoe shine service, dry cleaning, an on-site store for basic items, free shuttle service to/from a local train station, a Starbucks and a cafeteria.
"What continues to set Wyndham Worldwide apart is our Count On Me! service culture, which is focused on delivering great experiences," says Falvey. "Through the programs and services we offer to support our associates, both at work and at home, we aim to provide great experiences for our team so they can provide great experiences for our customers around the world."
About Wyndham Worldwide
One of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality products and services 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 7,380 franchised hotels and over 631,800 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 106,000 vacation properties in 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 190 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 915,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs approximately 32,500 associates globally.
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