Chicago, IL (November 30, 2011) – Hyatt announced that Hyatt Regency O’Hare was named the #2 midsize company to work for in the Chicagoland metro area, according to Chicago Tribune’s “Chicago’s Top Workplaces 2011” poll of employees of almost 200 companies. Associates at Hyatt Regency O’Hare credited the hotel as having a dynamic, supportive and inclusive culture, and being tops for career advancement.
The hundreds of associates surveyed in the poll praised these three Hyatt hotels in Chicago for their excellent pay and benefits, positive management and career advancement opportunities, and favorable working conditions.
David Jacobs, General Manager of Hyatt Regency O’Hare, praised the hotel’s associates for making Hyatt Regency O’Hare a wonderful place to work. “Our associates are committed to providing outstanding service and genuinely care about the customer. The hotel team feels like my second family,” said Jacobs.
Hyatt provides industry-leading wage and benefits packages, including health care coverage and generous retirement contributions. Additionally, Hyatt associates receive perks such as free or subsidized meals during their work day, as well as discounted or free stays at Hyatt hotels throughout the world.
Media from Chicago to California have included Hyatt hotels on their Best Places to Work lists. The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek have named Hyatt as a desired employer for recent graduates and young professionals. AARP 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. It has been honored by numerous respected third-party organizations, including the Human Rights Campaign, Hispanic Business magazine and the NAACP, for its hiring of GLBT, Hispanic and African-American employees.