Hilton has claimed the top spot for the first time in the World’s Best Employers list prepared by Hilton, Fortune magazine, and Great Place to Work. Hilton has consistently been on the “World’s Best Employers” list for eight consecutive years. With this significant achievement, Hilton becomes the first hospitality company to secure the first position in this category.
Hilton first appeared on this list in 2016 and has been continuously working to maintain its strong corporate culture, enabling the continuous development of its global workforce of 460,000 employees. The company remains committed to being an inclusive and supportive workplace that provides meaningful and strong career opportunities.
Simon Vincent, Hilton’s Executive Vice President and President for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, expressed pride in winning the title of the world’s best employer, especially after receiving numerous awards in over 20 countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He highlighted the dedication of the team members and the success of Hilton’s century-long commitment to innovation and inclusivity.
For Hilton, supporting every stage of its team members’ personal and professional journeys is a priority. The company continues to foster an inclusive culture that supports team members in being themselves in the workplace.
Hilton offers exciting travel benefits through extended maternity leave, adoption assistance, and the popular Go Hilton team member travel program. These privileges encompass both hourly and salaried team members, showcasing Hilton’s commitment to providing exceptional perks in the industry.
In addition to this achievement, Hilton and the Hilton Global Foundation announced the Hilton Cares program, providing $500,000 in scholarships and financial aid to community members passionate about pursuing careers in the hospitality industry. Applications for the program will open in the first months of 2024.
Continuously seeking new methods to enhance flexibility in their facilities and corporate offices, Hilton is dedicated to providing a supportive and flexible work environment for its team members.
The Four Elements of Being the Best Employer
Hilton aims to provide a completely human-centered experience in the workplace, focusing on the following four pillars:
1. **Inclusivity:** Hilton strives to create an equitable and inclusive workforce that reflects diverse cultures and perspectives, aligning with the guests and communities it serves.
2. **Healthy Living:** Through the Thrive at Hilton platform, the company supports team members in safeguarding not only their own health but also that of their loved ones. Hilton has pioneered the Care for All Mental Health Support, a robust platform with useful tools and resources to support the mental health and care needs of team members.
3. **Development:** Hilton takes pride in offering an environment where team members embark on a journey not only to have a job but to achieve their career goals. The company provides free courses through Hilton University, skill development for human resources leaders, and free educational opportunities through its partnership with Guild. Additionally, leadership and development programs like Lead@Hilton are available.
4. **Purpose:** Hilton team members continue to fulfill Conrad Hilton’s vision of filling the world with the warmth of hospitality for over a century. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, team members work tirelessly to provide an exceptional guest experience while creating a positive impact in the community.
The Best Employer Award and Hilton’s Recognition
Great Place to Work conducts a data-driven assessment to determine the world’s best employers each year, measuring companies and employee experiences meticulously. Through surveys and information gathering about company culture, workforce, and certification status, the assessment process ensures that the selected companies have proven themselves as elite employers globally by being listed in at least five Best Workplaces™ lists in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, North America, or Australia in 2022 or early 2023.
This award covers positive feedback directly from the massive team of 460,000 members working in 124 countries and regions. In addition to the World’s Best Employer award, Hilton received the Best Employer for Women award in the United States earlier this year. Furthermore, in 2023, Hilton was recognized as the Best Employer in Argentina, Austria, China, the Dominican Republic, France, India, Italy, Peru, Portugal, Switzerland, and Uruguay. Hilton has consistently been on over 450 Great Place to Work lists since 2016. For more information about the methodology of Great Place to Work, visit www.greatplacetowork.com.tr.
To learn more about the comprehensive benefits offered to team members, the award-winning workplace culture, and current job opportunities at Hilton, visit jobs.hilton.com.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio that includes approximately 7,400 properties across 22 world-class brands in 124 countries and territories. Committed to its mission of being the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its 100-plus-year history, consistently ranked high on Fortune’s Best Places to Work list, and has been a global leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for six consecutive years. Hilton has pioneered many technologies in the industry, such as the Digital Key Sharing application, offering digital room upgrades, and connected room reservations. Through its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, with over 173 million members making direct bookings, guests can earn Points for hotel stays and unique experiences that cannot be purchased with money. The free Hilton Honors app also allows guests to select rooms, make reservations, and perform instant contactless check-in and check-out with Digital Key. For more information, visit stories.hilton.com, and follow Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.