Dallas, Texas – Emler Swim School, a longstanding expert in the field of swim and water safety education, announced their placement in The Dallas Morning News (DMN) Top 100 places to Work for 2018. With 11 D-FW locations and 280 employees, Emler won number nine ranking in the midsize company category.
Nominations were solicited this spring in 10 counties across the metroplex. Businesses across the board were assessed on the performance of company culture, leadership, core values, pay and benefits. 78,710 employees at 298 DFW companies participated in the survey process.
“Receiving this particular award is especially rewarding because it’s earned by, and from, our employees, as a result of how they feel about our company,” shared Christina Harris, Human Resources Manager at Emler Swim School. “This honor reinforces that our focus on our core values, on having a fun and caring workplace, and on supporting our employees allows them to enjoy the daily magical moments that happen with the families and kids who choose us and creates a work environment like no other. We’re thankful to have the great employees that we do, and strive to give back to them with benefits and actions that demonstrate how important they are to us.”
Emler is a growing company that employs those who are supportive, kind, lively and action-oriented. The company provides continual feedback to all employees and year-round development. “The fun, competitive and winning environment where employees are given the opportunity to learn, grow and contribute attracted me to Emler Swim School over 25 years ago,“ Kendra Walker, Vice President of Operations stated. “It is a heartfelt honor to be named a Top 100 Place to Work.”
Emler offers premium perks: a 401(k) plan with matching; medical, dental and vision insurance, discounted pet insurance; paid time off; and a Tuition Reimbursement Program. Employees receive lots of recognition, company swag, a free swim party and referral bonuses. The goal is to celebrate all achievements.
About Emler Swim School:
Since 1975, Emler has perfected the art of teaching children to love swimming while staying safe in the water. Founded on the principle that every child has the ability to swim, Emler Swim School’s mission is to keep children safer by giving them the gift of lifetime water safety. Emler’s Swim Script© curriculum, developed over years of teaching swimming lessons, helps children learn swim skills in a caring and supportive environment. Swim teachers are highly trained to educate with care. An award-winning swim school, Emler Swim School employs a semester-based, year-round approach to swim education that integrates child development best practices and is the only swim school to offer a 100% swimmer guarantee, ensuring that no child finishes the semester without having met the goals of the curriculum. For more information about joining one of the Top 100 Places to Work in DFW, visit us online.