Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 10, 2012

Hyatt is proud to announce today that Hyatt Regency McCormick Place was named the #3 top workplace for women in the Chicagoland area by Crains Chicago Business Top Workplaces for Women 2012 poll, which surveyed hundreds of employees of Chicagoland area companies. Associates at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place credited the hotel as having a dynamic, supportive and inclusive culture, as well as being a leader in career advancement.

I have been incredibly fortunate to be a part of the Hyatt family for more than 30 years and I see Hyatt as a company that fosters an inclusive culture, accommodates my needs, and has been responsive to work-life balance issues from the very beginning, said Pat Fabijanski, senior director of catering convention services, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. What I find so wonderful is that many of my colleagues at this hotel and at other Hyatt hotels in the area will share stories with me about how their job has given them the chance to balance work and life, and how the company supports them and gives them opportunities, so I know its a consistent experience in every position.

In early April, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place was also recognized on Crains Chicago Business list of Top Workplaces 2012 with hotel associates noting that their work environment offered excellent pay and benefits, positive management and career advancement opportunities, and favorable working conditions.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is proud of its commitment to associates, which is reflected in low turnover at the hotel. The average length of service at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is seven years, and more than 145 associates have more than ten years of service. In 2011, the hotels turnover rate was 18 percent, where the industry average typically exceeds 30 percent.

Tom Pagels, General Manager of Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, praised the hotels associates for making the hotel a wonderful place to work. Our associates are committed to providing outstanding service and genuinely care about our customers and each other. The hotel team is my second family, said Pagels. As we prepare to welcome the world to Chicago with the upcoming NATO Summit later this month, Im so proud that our associates will be ambassadors of our city and representative of Hyatts wonderful workplace culture.

Hyatt provides industry-leading wage and benefits packages, including health care coverage and generous retirement contributions. Additionally, Hyatt associates receive numerous perks, such as free or subsidized meals during their work day, as well as 12 free stays at Hyatt hotels throughout the world each year.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place celebrates the success of its associates throughout the year, including: