The Certification Recognizes Companies That Create a High Trust Experience for All Employees
(August 21, 2019) — Terranea Resort has been designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work. This national accolade is celebrated in conjunction with Terranea’s milestone 10th anniversary as the premier oceanfront resort in Southern California.
“We are delighted and honored that our Terranea family has determined we should be nationally recognized with this Great Place to Work certification,” said Terri A. Haack, President, Terranea Resort. “Our workplace culture is dedicated to creating a positive, supportive and nurturing work environment for our associates that champions opportunities and protections for all individuals.”
The 102-acre oceanfront resort on the Los Angeles coast is Palos Verdes Peninsula’s largest employer and offers an unparalleled workplace culture and a commitment to delivering extraordinary guest experiences. In fact, more than 8.5 out of 10 employees said they were proud to work at Terranea, according to the survey conducted by Great Place to Work, an independent organization specializing on assessing workplace culture and leadership.
“Our Terranea Proud workplace initiative serves to fortify the culture and employment brand,” said Agnelo Fernandes, Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President, Terranea Resort. “It is reflective of our commitment to creating a unique workplace ethos where individuals can build their careers, provide for their families and pursue their individual dreams while creating a distinctive experience for resort guests and the local community.”
Since opening in 2009, the resort has celebrated nearly 3,000 promotions as associates grew into new roles, took on new responsibilities, and continue building their careers. More than 160 employees have been with Terranea since Day One. Terranea is also recognized as the “Top Employer in Los Angeles County” and “Best Hospitality Company to Work For” by the Los Angeles News Group. Its female leaders are encouraged to join the resort’s Women in Lodging chapter, which supports growth, community and advancement within the hospitality sector.
“We congratulate Terranea Resort on their certification,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Best Workplace List Research at Great Place to Work. “Organizations that earn their employees’ trust create great workplace cultures that deliver outstanding business results.”
Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. Terranea’s certification, which is effective from August 2019 until august 2020, is based on validated employee feedback gathered using Great Place to Work’s rigorous, data-driven “For All” methodology. The survey found that 83% of employees surveyed rated Terranea as a great place to work and 86% were proud to work at the resort.