VERO BEACH, Fla., May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the Great Place to Work Institute has honored Watercrest Senior Living Group with official certification as a Great Place to Work®, evaluating over 300 employee surveys from across Watercrest's multiple locations.
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists.
"The recertification of Watercrest as a Great Place to Work symbolizes our associates continued joy, trust, and pride in being an integral part of our Watercrest family and our cohesive mission to serve seniors with excellence," says Marc Vorkapich, principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living Group. "Our people are invaluable, and we firmly believe in developing our talented leaders, celebrating their God-given gifts, and creating a sense of camaraderie which unifies our organization."
Watercrest Senior Living Group is unique in their growth mindset, modeling servant leadership and exceptional standards of customer service within every level of the organization. Watercrest associates champion a culture which nurtures relationships in the interest of acting as trusted advisors. By continuously investing in these servant hearts, Watercrest develops value-centered leaders who deliver personalized service.
Great workplaces are defined by employees' levels of trust, pride and camaraderie, but the best workplaces are characterized by factors such as executive team effectiveness, innovation experience, complexity, and financial sustainability, all which contribute to a great workplace for associates at every level within the organization.
Watercrest associates applaud their organization for providing unique workplace experiences such as world-class leadership training with renowned partner Franklin-Covey, community-wide giving initiatives like Acts of Kindness, and oceanside retreats with nationally acclaimed entertainers from America's Got Talent.
"We are humbled to be selected by our exceptional team as a Great Place To Work. We strive to be a company that celebrates our associates, provides unique opportunities for them to use their passion, and a platform for them to reach their potential," says Hollie Kemp, Chief Experience Officer for Watercrest Senior Living Group. "We are honored by their recognition of our efforts through this award."
The Great Place to Work independent research and consulting firm evaluated more than 60 elements of team members' experience on the job. The responses include employee pride in the organization's community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning.