Die DZ BANK AG ist Spitzeninstitut der Genossenschaftlichen FinanzGruppe und Zentralbank für mehr als 850 Genossenschaftsbanken, denen sie mehrheitlich gehört. Sie ist zudem als Geschäftsbank aktiv und hat die Holdingfunktion für die Verbundunternehmen der DZ BANK Gruppe.

Facts & Figures

Industry Banking
Number of employees 4100
Number of active countries 10

The Research

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The employee offerings of DZ BANK AG

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Term-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Crèche/childcare facilities (above legal requirements)
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Pension
  • Long-term incentives
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Overpay

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Alumni club (association of former employees)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Secondary benefits

  • Telephone allowance
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • Burn-out recovery programme
  • In-house doctor
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Health screening programme
  • Weight loss programme
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Nutritional information programmes