Germany's best employer: AGRAVIS at the top once again
With the 2nd place in the Wholesaler category, AGRAVIS Raiffeisen AG secured a place at the top among Germany's best employers. For the second time in a row, the agricultural trade company based in Münster and Hanover was praised in the nationwide "Best Employer Award" from the news magazine Focus in cooperation with the employment portals Xing and Kununu, and was awarded the title "Top National Employer 2015".
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- Alexander Schmidt, head of AGRAVIS Personnel Development, and Thorsten Krüger, AGRAVIS Personnel Manager, are excited about the award.
AGRAVIS won a place in the top group in three categories. In the overall ranking of all participating companies, AGRAVIS was ranked 140th.
"We are proud an honoured to have been praised once more. As a result, we feel simultaneously confirmed and inspired to continue on the path being taken," explained Dr. Clemens Große Frie, CEO of AGRAVIS Raiffeisen AG, and Uta Löffler, Head of HR. The result is proof of the corporate culture with AGRAVIS, which is one of valuing. The activities of the HR Department and the crossmedia and target-group oriented communication of AGRAVIS as an attractive employer has also been rewarded by this success, continues Grosse Frie.
The prize was presented to Alexander Schmidt, head of AGRAVIS Personnel Development, and Thorsten Krüger, AGRAVIS Personnel Manager, at an awards ceremony.
What was assessed were leadership behaviour of line managers, professional prospects, salary and the company's image. In addition, the employees' willingness to recommended their employer we also evaluated. Overall, more than 70,000 participants took part in the representative survey.
In the wholesale category, AGRAVIS cam 2nd among large companies with more than 2,000 employees. A large number of famous employers have been left behind as a result. In the area of Commodities, Energy, Supply and Disposal, 7th place stood out among the large companies, again ahead of other famous groups. In the retail category, 8th place was awarded among companies with more than 2,000 employees.
The opinions of employees from all careers and age groups were surveyed in order to determine the ranking. Additionally, employer evaluations in the online portal Kununu were included in the full evaluation. Overall, the best 806 employers with more than 500 employees in 22 branches were ranked.