Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has been named among the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ Magazine, marking the first time the Parsippany-based global hotel company has been recognized by the ranking. The annual list recognizes the top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state’s economy, its workforce and its businesses.
“We know that providing great experiences for our team members is the foundation for the great experiences we provide for our guests,” said Mary Falvey, chief administrative officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “Based on our values, our Count on Me service culture and driven by our mission to make hotel travel possible for all, we create an engaging, safe and rewarding environment that attracts the best people to deliver value for our guests, franchisees, shareholders and communities.”
With over 9,000 hotels across approximately 90 countries on six continents, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties. Through its network of over 813,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is represented in the Garden State with its global headquarters in Parsippany as well as a portfolio of company-managed and independently owned and operated franchised hotels.
Team members are provided paid time-off each year to volunteer in their communities. The Company offers career development opportunities, including continuing education reimbursement, professional development courses and a wide range of affinity business groups. In addition to comprehensive benefits, there are special recognition programs, regular on-site learning hours and celebrations, team member discounts and flexible work arrangements. The Company also provides low and no-cost health and wellness programs, including in its Parsippany offices, a full-time nurse practitioner. Additional amenities include an on-site fitness center; an expansive, serene courtyard for team members to enjoy lunch; and various outdoor events, a weekly car wash, a credit union, dry cleaning, general store, coffee barista and an award-winning cafeteria featuring fresh, sustainable, locally-grown antibiotic- and hormone-free choices. Additionally, its Parsippany Campus is home to a sprawling walking trail that surrounds the campus to promote wellness as well as a community garden, created and managed by team member 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.