Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) announces it has been recognized by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), as the 2016 Global Aon Best Employer. The Aon Best Employers program evaluates employee opinions to measure engagement, leadership, performance culture and employer brand and recognizes employer excellence worldwide.
Marriott is the only company to receive Global recognition consecutively for the past three years. To achieve this global recognition, a company must achieve regional certification in at least 2 regions. Marriott qualified by achieving certification in five regions.
“Marriott is honored to again receive this distinguished recognition,” said David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer. “Marriott’s reputation as a global best employer reinforces our conviction that the most sustainable way to lead a successful company is to ensure that everyone has the opportunity and support to succeed, grow and live their best life. That’s why this distinction from Aon Hewitt is so meaningful to us.”
The Aon Best Employers program compares organizations to identify those that strive to create a competitive advantage through their people and become employers of choice. To achieve global recognition through the Aon Best Employers program, Marriott was assessed on four measures:
- Engagement Index: employees speak positively about their employer, intend to stay and are motivated by their employment experience to do their best work every day.
- Leadership Index: leaders clearly define the vision for the future, recognize employees’ critical importance and lead them to success.
- Performance Culture Index: employees are aligned to company goals and are rewarded and recognized for their contributions.
- Employer Brand Index: employees are proud of the company they work for and know what makes the company distinctive as a place to work.
For nearly 90 years, one of the founding principles has been to “Take care of associates and they will take care of the customers.” That commitment continues with TakeCare, Marriott’s commitment to associate wellbeing and happiness. TakeCare programs provide a global focus on helping associates live their best life – with a focus on the body, mind and spirit, while building a healthy and secure future.