Mexico, November 21, 2019 - For the third consecutive year, Grupo Vidanta, the leading developer of resorts and tourism and entertainment infrastructures in Mexico and Latin America, has been named by Great Place to Work Mexico in the Millennial category for companies with 5,000+ employees.
Great Place to Work annually researches and recognizes excellent workplaces in more than 45 countries on 6 continents, representing more than 10 million employees worldwide. The rigorous and objective methodology sets a global standard for defining excellent workplaces in all sectors. The rankings represent the greatest distinction that can be obtained from employees for quality in the workplace for companies.
Grupo Vidanta currently employs around 17,000 people, of which 6,000, or 35% of their workforce, are Millennials. Grupo Vidanta’s consistent recognition relies on their programs and incentives that inspire employees to grow and develop within the company. Because Grupo Vidanta values the Great Place to Work pillars of respect, impartiality and credibility, it continues to inspire generations of happiness through its exceptionally high service standards; its various inclusion initiatives; and its training programs, development and integration—all of which aim to bring dignity and a high quality of life to all work. Grupo Vidanta boasts a high retention rate of 86%, the highest in the market.
Grupo Vidanta offers several programs to encourage Millennials, including their successful initiative, JUMP (Jóvenes Universitarios en el Mundo Profesional) where young women and men enrolled in a University have the opportunity to live at Vidanta for a period of one to three months to gain authentic professional experience. During 2018, Grupo Vidanta received over 600 young students in the final semesters of their bachelor degree, and in 2019, close to 30% of those “Jumpers” returned to Vidanta with permanent employment following graduation.
“We are very proud to be recognized by voters as a Great Place to Work, giving credit to our diversity and inclusion policies,” said Iván Chávez, Executive Vice-President of Grupo Vidanta. “As a company, we are committed to reinforcing and increasing the opportunities, career paths, and development programs for millennials and all our 17,000 employees.”