The Hershey Company proudly announced that its U.S. business has been certified as a Great Place to Work® based on feedback from current employees. The certification recognizes Hershey’s commitment to providing a fulfilling work experience focused on well-being, growth, and career advancement. The company’s workforce embraces a people-first culture of co-creation, empowering employees to be their authentic selves and unlock their career potential.
Hershey’s U.S. business joins its operations in Canada, Brazil, India, Mexico, and Malaysia in earning this esteemed certification, which signifies a high-trust workplace and exceptional employee experience. Great Place to Work® is a global authority on workplace culture and leadership behaviors that drive revenue, employee retention, and innovation.
Michele Buck, CEO of The Hershey Company, emphasized their belief in an equitable workplace and culture that fosters innovation, collaboration, and growth. The company actively invests in professional development and upskilling opportunities for its employees, recognizing them as their greatest asset.
Hershey has made significant strides in creating an inclusive and supportive workplace environment. Initiatives include launching a bilingual manufacturing facility, enhancing support for veterans through partnerships, and increasing salaried parental leave to up to 20 weeks. The company’s commitment to diversity, career-building, and community is central to its evolving culture.
Great Place to Work® research reveals that job seekers are more likely to find a great boss at a certified workplace. Certified employees also have a higher likelihood of looking forward to work, being paid fairly, earning a fair share of company profits, and having opportunities for promotion.
For those interested in joining a company that prioritizes its people, Hershey invites individuals to explore career opportunities on their website. With iconic brands and a commitment to doing the right thing for its people, planet, and communities, The Hershey Company continues to deliver moments of goodness worldwide.