About SAS Institute France

Founded in 1976, SAS Institute is recognized as the biggest independent supplier of analytic solutions and help its clients to make factual decisions to improve performance, to identify the best product or the best market, to predict customer demands and behaviors. In 2015, SAS recorded its 39th straight year of growth with more than $3 billion of revenue. Its French subsidiary was created in 1983 and employs 296 people. The work setting combines high-tech with the classical architecture of the buildings in grounds of 25 hectares. Employees can enjoy a company restaurant, an intra company day-care, sport facilities, concierge services…

The Research

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The employee offerings of SAS Institute France

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

Communication Channels

  • Works councils
  • Instant messaging
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching 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
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Profit sharing
  • Training investment
  • Secondary benefits
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Crèche/childcare facilities (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)
  • Onsite nursing/feeding/mothers’ room

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

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
  • 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
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

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

Secondary benefits

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

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Burn-out recovery programme
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Occupational Health professional
  • On-site sports facilities
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Wellness programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Nutritional information programmes