Peoria, AZ. (6/7/16) – azcentral.com and Republic Media (The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com, La Voz) announced today that HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CENTRAL ARIZONA has earned a spot on the list of 2016 azcentral.com® Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. All participating companies completed a two-‐‑part assessment process conducted by the independent workplace research firm, Best Companies Group (BCG). Part one of process was the Employer Questionnaire, assessing benefits, HR policies and culture development. Part two was the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey which measures the employee experience in 8 core focus areas: Leadership and Planning, Corporate Culture and Communications, Role Satisfaction, Work Environment, Relationship with Supervisor, Training, Development and Resources, Pay and Benefits, and Overall Engagement. Using the combined data from both parts of the survey process, BCG determined the top 100 organizations that made the grade. “This Top Company list gets more competitive each year”, says Denise Gredler, Founder and CEO of BestCompaniesAZ and consulting partner for the program. “The list of winners had very impressive employee survey results averaging an overall favorable rate of 90 percent and an overall employee engagement score of 92 percent, which is more than double the national average. These winners should be very proud of their engaged workforces. This presents a powerful opportunity for award winners to promote their company culture to retain and attract the best talent.” President and CEO, Jason Barlow stated, “We are extremely pleased to not only serve our community well, but also be recognized as a top employer in the great state of Arizona. Our staff is simply the best.”
Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is one of nearly 1,400 Habitat organizations in the U.S. and has worked in Maricopa County for more than 30 years, helping families achieve the strength, stability and self-‐‑reliance they need to build a better future for themselves through decent and affordable housing. In fiscal year 2015, Habitat partnered with 243 individuals to build or improve places they call home. The 100 “Top Companies”ʺ were honored at an awards breakfast reception on June 7, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and will be published in a special supplement in the June 12, 2016 issue of The Arizona Republic, as well as online at topcompanies.azcentral.com and www.BestCompaniesAZ.com. For complete details visit habitatcaz.com, bestcompaniesaz.com or topcompanies.azcentral.com.
About Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona
Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is a local nonprofit organization that partners with families in need of decent, affordable housing to build strength, stability and self-‐‑ reliance through shelter. This faith-‐‑based organization builds affordable housing, improves communities and revitalizes neighborhoods and has been serving Central Arizona since 1985. This affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International is one of the most active and is consistently listed in the top ten among the nearly 1,400 Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the United States. Habitat has completed more than 1,100 homes in the metro Phoenix area.