Submitted by: MGM Resorts International
Posted: Jan 21, 2014 – 02:28 PM EST
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - A top technology firm that tracks companies that use leadership and innovation to engage their employees, has named MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) as one of the 50 most engaged workplaces in the United States.
For the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces, Achievers Software and Service measures companies on “Eight Elements of Employee Engagement”: Communication; Leadership; Culture, Rewards and Recognition; Professional and Personal Growth; Accountability and Performance, Vision and Values, and Corporate Social Responsibility.
“The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ analysis understands that employee engagement is not just a buzz word, but that engaged employees provide businesses with a unique competitive advantage. Companies that focus on employee success have better engagement and alignment with business objectives and company values,” said Achievers CEO, Patrick D. Quirk. “These companies serve as role models for other businesses to engage their own employees and build success.”
Achievers Software and Service reinforces and inspires employee behaviors that impact business success.
“We’re honored to be selected as one of the country’s most engaged workplaces by Achievers Software and Service,” said Michelle DiTondo, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for MGM Resorts International. “As a leader in the hospitality and entertainment industry, MGM Resorts knows just how valuable customer engagement is to guest satisfaction. Employee engagement is fundamental to our continued success. We are continuously searching for new and better ways to engage our 62,000 employees.”
The awards panel consisted of 14 judges from various backgrounds, including academics and thought leaders on employee engagement. Organizations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), and Human Capital Institute (HCI) and Northern California HR Association were represented on the panel.
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50% of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA resort and casino. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.
Achievers delivers the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™ that enables remarkable business success. Designed specifically to meet the complex needs of today’s changing, modern workplace, it is the most engaging software specifically designed to engage, align and recognize employees. It is software employees love to use every day in over 110 countries. Achievers is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco. Learn how your company can change the world works at www.achievers.com.
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