About Philip Morris Slovakia

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is the leading international tobacco company, with six of the world’s top 15 international brands, including the number one cigarette brand worldwide. We have a diverse workforce of more than 82,000 employees around the world and sell our products in more than 180 markets. An affiliate of PMI, Philip Morris Slovakia employs 140 employees across different functional areas and in various locations throughout the country. We are committed to operate with integrity and we actively participate in CSR programs. We support our employees through development programs that recognize potential and reward achievement.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services
Number of employees 140
Number of active countries 180

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 Philip Morris Slovakia

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
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation 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
  • Mobile Learning
  • 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

  • Employee referral bonus
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)

Networking Activities

  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • 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
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • 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

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

Secondary benefits

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

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Time management
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements