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Empowered Hospitality Earns 2023-2024 Great Place To Work Certification™

New York, New York — Empowered Hospitality is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work® for its commitment to creating a workplace where people thrive. This prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Empowered. This year, 86% of Empowered Hospitality’s employees said it’s a great place To Work – 19 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

“Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work. She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that Empowered Hospitality stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees.”

“As we continue to help hospitality companies of all sizes build great workplaces for their people, we are thrilled to become Great Place To Work-Certified™ as evidence of our commitment to our own team,” said Empowered Hospitality founder and principal Sarah Diehl. “Our incredible HR and talent professionals know firsthand how to create great workplaces and are excited to share their perspectives with the hospitality businesses they support. This recognition will amplify our efforts to positively impact even more people in our industry.”

In recent years, Empowered Hospitality has introduced leading benefits and additional perks for its team, including enhanced paid time off and wellness days, funding for continuing education, a leading 401(k) program, and a workplace where flexibility and balance are prioritized. “The combination of meaningful work, a supportive and collaborative team, flexible ways of working and world class total rewards perfectly aligns with what human resource leaders in hospitality are looking for. And we’re just getting started,” added Sarah.

According to Great Place To Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

“We at Empowered are so proud of what we are building and hope to spread our commitment to all people in our industry.”