PHOENIX, AZ (June 14, 2020) – azcentral.com and Republic Media (The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com) announced today that Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (Habitat) has earned a spot on the list of 2020 azcentral.com® Top Companies to Work for in Arizona.

This highly selective list is the result of anonymous and comprehensive employee surveys measuring culture, work environment, leadership, and employee pride and satisfaction, combined with rigorous evaluations of workplace practices, policies, perks and demographics.

“This year 120 companies were selected based on the results of a very high favorable employee survey scores averaging 90% overall survey results and an impressive 91% overall employee engagement.  This level of performance for Arizona companies is about three times the national average when compared to Gallup’s recent reporting of US engagement at about 33% favorable”, says Denise Gredler, Founder & CEO for BestCompaniesAZ, program consulting partner.  “These winners should be very proud of their Top Companies status for this presents a powerful opportunity to attract and retain the very best talent.”

President and CEO, Jason Barlow says, “We are honored to be included on this list of leading workplaces in Arizona. What a grand way to celebrate 35 years in the Valley of the Sun!  I’d like to personally thank our amazing staff for their unwavering dedication to helping those in need find decent, affordable housing, and for demonstrating love, compassion, and caring for everyone we serve.”

 

Winners for this year’s “Top Companies” list were chosen by the independent research firm Best Companies Group, based on an extensive evaluation of employer practices where employees were surveyed at each participating company.

BestCompaniesAZ is proud to see Habitat achieve its ‘Top Companies to Work for in Arizona’ ranking. It has a long-standing tradition of upholding high standards in workplace excellence and is very deserving of this honor,” said Denise Gredler, founder & CEO, BestCompaniesAZ, consulting partner for the ‘Top Companies’ program.

Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is one of nearly 1,100 Habitat organizations in the U.S. and has worked in Maricopa County for more than 35 years. With the help of generous donors and volunteers, Habitat’s been privileged to build more than 1,150 homes, affect more than 2,500 repairs and improve the shelter situation for more than 3,500 Arizona families.

To learn more about how you can get involved in Habitat’s upcoming virtual fundraising event on June 25th, click here.