About Grupo Cortefiel

Grupo Cortefiel is one of Europe’s leading fashion retailers operating in the specialised chain segment. Founded in 1880, the Group is present in 86 countries with 2,081 points of sale. Its network of international buying offices are located in Spain, Hong Kong and India. It is made up of four brands: Cortefiel, Springfield, women'secret, and Pedro del Hierro and an outlet chain: Fifty Factory. Each brand has its own management structure (design, buying, marketing, visual, product, sales, etc.) which is supported by our departments of finance, technology, ecommerce, expansion, sourcing, supply chain, works, corporate social responsibility and human resources.

Facts & Figures

Industry Retail
Number of employees 9824
Number of active countries 86

The Research

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The employee offerings of Grupo Cortefiel

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

Communication Channels

  • Works councils
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Social media
  • Employee website (separate URL)

Learning and development programs

  • Internship programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events

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
  • Post-hire assessment
  • 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

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

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

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Employee debt support
  • In-house doctor
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Health screening programme
  • On-site flu vaccinations