Deer Valley Resort named as one of the top 50 most engaged workplaces

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 23, 2011 10:13 pm

PARK CITY, UT – Deer Valley Resort has been recognized as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.

“We are honored to receive this recognition.  Deer Valley strives to create an engaged workplace by following the company’s three circle business model (take care of the guest, take care of the resort and take care of each other) in all decisions, policies and daily interactions,” says Kim Mayhew, director of human resources. “Our owners and president recognize that the effort of our staff to provide exceptional guest service is what sets us apart from other resorts in the ski industry. Our business model places equal value on taking care of the employee while taking care of the guest and company.”

The 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant on how they measured up to other organizations based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement The Eight Elements of Employee Engagement include: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards and Recognition, Professional and Personal Growth, Accountability and Performance, Vision and Values and Corporate Social Responsibility. The panel of judges included Dr. Bob Nelson, PhD, Best Selling Author and President of Nelson Motivation Inc., Paul Hebert, Managing Director and Lead Consultant of i2i, Stacia Garr, SR Analyst with Bersin & Associates, Debbie McGrath, Founder and Chief Instigator at and Razor Suleman, Founder & CEO of I Love Rewards.

“More employers are realizing that the most successful organizations are those that invest in employee engagement,” said Razor Suleman, CEO and Founder, I Love Rewards. “We’re thrilled to honor those companies that are truly committed to creating positive, thriving work environments. These companies understand that their employees are their greatest asset and are leading by example as they revolutionize the workplace. All of our award winners are ahead of the curve – they should be extremely proud.”

Deer Valley Resort will be honored alongside other recipients of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Award on October 26, 2011 at the W Hotel in San Francisco, California.