Thanks to hundreds of dedicated and compassionate employees, two senior living properties in Scottsdale, Vi at Silverstone and Vi at Grayhawk, both Vi & Plaza Companies Communities, are changing how older adults and their families perceive Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). Committed to providing residents unparalleled upscale living, Vi’s award winning training programs support the staff in delivering quality services and programs to enrich the lives of older adults. Recognizing Vi’s commitment to attracting and retaining top talent, CareerBuilder awarded Vi, the only CCRC company, one of the 2013 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona.
The company’s Management Development Program (MDP) is one way Vi ensures employees deliver on their brand promise. This signature experience for frontline employees and emerging managers draws upon a variety of learning opportunities including classes, online learning plans, webinars, projects, reading assignments, mentoring, and job rotations.
“This is just one of the many investments we make to attract, retain, and engage the very best employees in the senior living industry. We know that satisfied employees have a significant impact on the service delivered to our residents,” said Judy Whitcomb, Vice President of Human Resources for Vi. The recognition that means the most to Vi is that more than 95 percent of their residents in Scottsdale would recommend Vi to a friend. This feedback is a key testament to the exceptional environment created for employees to love what they do and what they do for the residents.
“The residents are a joy to work with; they view our employees as their extended family in retirement. I think most of us leave at the end of the day thinking that we have made our residents’ lives more fulfilled and enjoyable in their retirement years,” said Kay Schulz Care Center Administrator.
CareerBuilder Top Companies to Work for in Arizona recognizes organizations that are creating quality jobs and work environments, making Arizona a better place for the workforce. Vi has also previously been awarded Training magazine’s Top 125 for their training and development programs, Chief Learning Officer’s LearningElite and “Best Small Company for Learning,” and Learning! 100 Awards.