Wyndham Worldwide (No. 27 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) has been named among the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJ Biz Magazine, marking the eighth consecutive year the Parsippany-based global hospitality company has been recognized. The annual list recognizes the top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state's economy, its workforce and its businesses.
"As a hospitality company, we know that providing great experiences for our associates is the foundation for the great experiences we provide for our guests," said Mary Falvey, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, Wyndham Worldwide. "Based on our values, and driven by our mission to welcome people to experience travel the way they want, we create an engaging and rewarding environment that attracts the best people to deliver value for our customers, shareholders, and communities."
One of the largest global hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide provides travelers with access to a collection of trusted hospitality brands and established market leaders in hotels, vacation ownership, and unique accommodations including vacation exchange, holiday parks, and managed home rentals. With a collective inventory of nearly 130,000 places to stay across 110 countries on six continents, Wyndham Worldwide is represented in the Garden State with its global headquarters in Parsippany, theWyndham Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center in Florham Park, Wyndham Skyline Towers in Atlantic City, Dolce Basking Ridge, Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club in Galloway, as well as numerous independently owned and operated, franchised hotels.
Associates are provided paid time-off each year to volunteer in their communities. The Company also offers career development opportunities, including continuing education reimbursement, professional development courses, and a wide range of associate business groups. In addition to comprehensive benefits, there are special recognition programs, regular on-site events and celebrations, associate discounts, and flexible work arrangements. The Company also provides low and no-cost health and wellness programs, including in their Parsippany offices, a full-time nurse practitioner. Additional amenities include an on-site fitness center, weekly car wash, a credit union, dry cleaning, general store, coffee baristas, and an award-winning cafeteria featuring fresh, sustainable, locally-grown antibiotic- and hormone-free choices. Additionally, its Parsippany-campus is home to a community garden, created and managed by associate volunteers who harvest fresh vegetables for donation to local food pantries.
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.