U-Haul Only Arizona-Based Company Honored on Work-Life Balance List
PHOENIX (Oct. 10, 2018) — U-Haul® is one of the “Best Companies for Work-Life Balance” in the U.S., according to a national survey published by Comparably.
Comparably.com, a site that solicits employee feedback for the purpose of portraying company cultures and employer brands, ranks U-Haul No. 8 among all large companies for providing employees the best work-life balance – a leading predictor of employee happiness.
U-Haul, headquartered in Phoenix since 1967, is the lone Arizona-based company on the top 25 list for large or small/midsize companies.
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“From the flexibility of our work-from-home jobs to encouraging healthier lifestyles, our goal is to create an environment that allows Team Members to become the best version of themselves,” U-Haul Chief of Staff Jessica Lopez stated.
“We understand the importance that family time, a social life and good health can play in having a happy, energized and productive Team Member. It truly is a balance. Having U-Haul recognized by its Team Members as a leader in establishing that work-life balance is a credit to what we’re doing at a company that has been serving the public since 1945.”
Comparably’s lists for companies with the best work-life balance and the best perks and benefits were shared by Inc.com last week. Starbucks® ranked first for work-life balance in the large company category. Facebook® received top billing for perks and benefits.
Rankings were determined by online polls of visitors to Comparably.com.
“This set of Comparably Awards focuses on companies that most reward their employees,” said Jason Nazar, CEO of Comparably. “These employers stand out as the best of the best providing amazing benefits and great work-life balance to foster some of the happiest employees in the United States.”
U-Haul employs 30,733 Team Members across the U.S. and Canada, and 3,978 in Arizona.
About 5,000 Team Members participated on Sept. 22 in the third annual U-Haul Active Day, one of the Company’s many “Healthier U” programs and events created to improve employee wellness, happiness and productivity through healthier lifestyles.
U-Haul, which has been repeatedly honored as one of the Valley’s healthiest workplaces and most veteran-friendly employers, will soon be building a state-of-the-art conference and fitness center on its Midtown Phoenix campus for Team Member use.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 21,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 now offers customers access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the self-service options on their internet-connected mobile devices. U-Haul customers’ patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 161,000 trucks, 118,000 trailers and 42,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 632,000 rooms and 55.2 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry and is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S.