About Smollan

Smollan is an international retail solutions company that delivers growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents through leading retail solutions in field sales and retail execution, activation, information and technology. We partner with our clients - retailers and brand owners - to achieve growth through increasing breadth and depth of distribution and driving sales by creating exceptional shopper experiences. We cover every aspect of how brands are managed in retail environments.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services, Retail
Number of employees 27000
Number of active countries 23

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Smollan

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

Learning and development programs

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

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee referral bonus
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Secondary benefits

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

Career and succession management

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

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Employee surveys

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Time management
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • Wellness programmes
  • Nutritional information programmes

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions