ASB Earns Great Place to Work® Certification

Thursday, March 18, 2021

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This month, American Savings Bank was officially certified a Great Place to Work®, a designation awarded to the top companies around the world.

ASB joins an elite group of certified companies globally that have worked hard to create an excellent workplace culture for its teammates. The certification process includes a company-wide survey and written nomination. Highlights from the survey results include:

  • 90% of teammates say ASB is a great place to work (compared to 59% at a typical U.S.-based company)

  • 94% of teammates say that when you join ASB, you are made to feel welcome

  • 94% of teammates feel they are treated fairly, regardless of their gender

  • 95% of teammates feel good about the ways ASB contributes to the community

“We’re proud to renew our Great Place to Work® Certification, a recognition that validates our commitment to providing a top-notch teammate experience at ASB,” said Rich Wacker, President and CEO of American Savings Bank. “This means so much to us, especially after a challenging year like 2020. We owe this recognition to our outstanding teammates who work hard, each and every day, to make dreams possible for our customers.”

ASB has garnered both local and national awards for its unstuffy and teammate-focused culture, tremendous growth opportunities and one of the best benefits packages in the state – including weekly paydays, a casual dress code, generous Paid Time Off program, pet insurance and more. It has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Hawaii” by Hawaii Business magazine for 12 consecutive years and honored nationally as one of the “Best Banks to Work For” by American Banker magazine. Fortune magazine has also recognized ASB as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women and 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that American Savings Bank is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

About Great Place to Work CertificationTM
Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For AllTM.

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