Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has been named one of the top three companies to work for in Greater China by global research and consulting firm Great Place To Work® Institute, for the second consecutive year. Hilton is also the top-ranking hospitality company on the 2016 list. In addition, 51job Inc., an integrated HR solutions provider, has named Hilton one of China’s top 100 employers and also honored Hilton with an Excellent Campus Recruitment Strategy award.
Hilton won the Best Hospitality Company to Work For in Greater China
“We work hard to be an employer of choice that fosters a high performance culture and creates meaningful opportunities for our team members,” said Brendan Toomey, Vice President Human Resource, Asia Pacific, Hilton “By offering great careers, great rewards and a great environment, we have been able to support our expansion in China by continuing to attract, develop and retain top talent. We recognize that our team members are the heart of Hilton, who provide the world-class service for which Hilton is known and who help achieve our goal of being the most hospitable company in the world.”
Great Place to Work Institute’s highly anticipated annual list of Best Companies to Work For identifies the best workplaces and celebrates the companies with the best talent management programs and workplace cultures. As part of its rigorous methodology, Great Place to Work evaluates the programs and practices of participating companies, while gathering employee feedback through an in-depth survey, focusing on the credibility of the management, the respect that employees feel they are given, the extent to which employees expect to be treated fairly, the level of pride employees have in what they do, and the camaraderie they experience at work. This year, 137 companies in Greater China were evaluated. Only 30 made it to the shortlist.
51job Inc.’s Employer Excellence awards recognize the top 100 companies in China whose HR practices have contributed significantly to their development. After an initial screening of hundreds of thousands of companies, 206 were selected for further evaluation. 51job Inc.’s wide-ranging criteria included the companies’ growth plans, financial results, HR strategy, and the proportion of millennials in their workforce, as well as wages and promotions, achievements in talent attraction and development, corporate social responsibility practices and reputation.
Hilton was lauded for its best practices in recruitment, training, retention, and corporate social responsibility, which have helped to reinforce the company’s position in the market. In 2014 and 2015, Hilton was included in 51job Inc.’s list of 100 Best Human Resource Management Companies. Hilton also won the Best e-Learning Development award in 2014 and the Best Human Resource Management Team award in 2015.