Embrace Living Communities Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Aging Services by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE
Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE have honored Embrace Living Communities as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Aging Services. The ranking considered more than 162,000 employee surveys from companies in the Aging Services industry. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. Embrace Living Communities took the #5 spot on the list!
“I want to say ‘thank you’ to each of our employees who believe in the mission and vision of this organization,” said Susan Sinderson, executive vice president and COO of Embrace Living. “Ninety-Eight percent of our employees reported that they take great pride in the work they do and love being a part of a servant leadership culture, as they not only assist the residents but also each other in embracing life.”
The Best Workplaces for Aging Services stand out for excelling in the industry’s rapidly-changing marketplace. Embrace Living Communities has enhanced their culture in the last year through a variety of strategies. A few of those include:
- A 100 participation participation in an employee book club. The most recent read was “Dare to Serve” and it has served as a great catalyst for opportunities for excellence in service to others.
- A balanced life environment. The culture of Embrace Living is set to support employees, so they embrace life to the fullest by providing simple benefits that are highly rated by all.
“The aging services industry is rapidly growing and with aging Baby Boomers, consumer preferences are changing even more dramatically. Companies need to adapt their organizations and offerings to remain competitive,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Embrace Living stand out from the crowd, intentionally growing their businesses by creating great places to work.”
Embrace Living Communities is a non-profit organization that provides actively aging adults affordable, welcoming homes in communities that embrace living. The CHHSM member consists of more than 35 housing communities and serves more than 3,000 seniors and people with disabilities across three states.
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