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Voluntary employee reviews show high marks for Hyatt’s workplace environment, culture and commitment to fostering success

CHICAGO (December 11, 2013) — Hyatt has been honored as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2014 by Glassdoor in its sixth annual Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award. Glassdoor, a jobs and careers community website, compiles the annual award by relying solely on the input of employees, who voluntarily elect to provide feedback on their job, work environment and company through Glassdoor’s anonymous online company review survey.

“At Hyatt, the satisfaction and well-being of our associates is fundamental to the success of our business, because they are the ones who care for our guests each and every day,” said Robb Webb, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “We’re proud that these colleagues continue to demonstrate their appreciation for our strong workplace environment and the values, diversity and culture that define us as a global company.” 

The Glassdoor Awards symbolize employees’ support for how their employers operate, drive culture and foster success. Companies on the list tend to see high marks for career advancement opportunities, clear company vision and a sense of respect among colleagues. The survey includes both quantitative and qualitative questions to capture a genuine and authentic look at what it’s like to work at particular jobs and companies. It asks employees to rate their satisfaction with the company overall, and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensations and benefits, work/life balance, senior management, as well as culture and values.

“Glassdoor is working to create greater workplace transparency and is committed to helping people find jobs they love,” said Glassdoor CEO & Co-founder Robert Hohman. “Through the Employees’ Choice Awards, we aim to highlight those employers that excel in keeping employees satisfied and engaged.”

The 50 Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by U.S. based employees who elected to participate in the survey between November 14, 2012 and November 12, 2013. To be considered for the Best Places to Work list, a company must have at least 1,000 or more employees and have received at least 50 approved company reviews during the window of eligibility.  The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews.

The complete list of Glassdoor’s Top 50 Best Places to Work is available at www.glassdoor.com

Hyatt’s Record as a Preferred Employer

Hyatt continues to receive a variety of national distinctions for its workplace environment, including being named to the list of Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2013 by Glassdoor.com’s Employees’ Choice Awards and receiving the 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award for success in creating an engaged workplace culture for the second consecutive year. Additionally, The Wall Street JournalBusinessWeek, Chicago Tribune and Experience.com have named Hyatt as a desired employer for recent graduates and young professionals. AARP has named Hyatt as a top employer for older Americans, and CareerBliss recently named Hyatt the happiest hotel company.

Hyatt is continually recognized as a leader in promoting and nurturing a diverse workforce. The company has been honored by numerous respected third-party organizations, including the Human Rights Campaign, Diversity MBA magazine, Hispanic Network magazine, Hispanic Business magazine and the NAACP, for its programs supporting women, LGBT, Hispanic and African-American associates. 

Hyatt is currently seeking to fill approximately 900 open positions in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean, including many in the Chicago area. All opportunities are available at http://hyatt.jobs, and more information about careers at Hyatt is available at https://www.facebook.com/hyattcareers and https://twitter.com/hyattcareers.  

A Career at Hyatt

Hyatt is a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over its more than 50-year history. Hyatt’s mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people it touches every day. 

Hyatt actively seeks out, hires and retains the most talented, competent, upbeat people and offers numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth.

The benefits of a career at Hyatt can include:

  • Competitive wage and benefits packages
  • Free or subsidized meals and free stays at Hyatt hotels across the world
  • Wide variety of healthcare options to help associates and their families stay healthy

The term “Hyatt” as used in this release is used for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation or one or more of its affiliates.

About Glassdoor

Glassdoor is the world’s most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Founded in 2007, Glassdoor offers members the latest job listings, as well as access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and reviews, office photos and more. Members also have the ability to see Inside Connections™ at particular companies via their Facebook network. In addition, thousands of employers are using Glassdoor’s Talent Solutions to support their recruiting and employment branding efforts. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global. Glassdoor’s mobile app is available on iOS and Android platforms. More information about Glassdoor can be found on the Glassdoor BlogGlassdoor Talent Solutions Blog and by following the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

Glassdoor.com is a registered trademark of Glassdoor, Inc. 

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About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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 manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt ZilaraTMand Hyatt ZivaTM brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of September 30, 2013, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 535 properties in 47 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.


Jamie Rothfeld
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