Occasionally, we are asked “What differentiates The Service Companies from a staffing vendor?” There are many differentiating factors, which we’ve touched on previously on the blog. One very important one is our investment in our associates and their careers by offering career paths for every position.
We invest in each of our team members and their careers. All associates, no matter their position, have career paths available to them. When possible, we fill open positions with our internal candidates. 250 internal promotions were given in 2017, a number we look to increase as our company grows.
We have a number of tenured associates who have risen through our ranks from Kitchen Cleaners or EVS Attendants to Vice Presidents. Victor Vargas, Regional Vice President of Operations – Central Region, joined The Service Companies as Third Shift Kitchen Cleaner in 2002. Within two months, he was promoted to Supervisor, then joined our casino opening team in Lake Tahoe. Shortly thereafter, he became a Project Manager, City Manager and Director of Operations, until being promoted once again to Vice President of Operations – Central Region in 2009. He has held this leadership position for over 10 years.
In addition to the numerous opportunities available within our housekeeping, EVS, stewarding, window cleaning, and engineering departmentss across the country, we also offer career development through our Developing Future Leaders Program. Our Management Training Program, Internship Program and Veteran Management Training Program, all introduce new associates to the tools needed to succeed at The Service Companies and the hospitality Industry. Our Emerging Leaders Program selects high performing individuals within our team and fosters their growth by providing management and leadership training. We also offer scholarship programs for our team members and their children who are enrolled in college or university courses.
For more information about our culture of investing in our associates, visit our website: http://theservicecompanies.com/careers/why/
The Service Companies is your trusted integrated services partner providing unparalleled and innovative facility and hospitality services to hospitality, corporate cafeteria, university, school, stadium, and commercial facilities. Whether you are interested in our services for your facility or are interested in joining our team, we look forward to working with you.