About Vauxhall Motors

Vauxhall Motors has been manufacturing motor vehicles in the UK continuously since 1903. Its range includes best-selling models such as the Corsa, Astra, Meriva, Zafira and Insignia. Vauxhall is also the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the UK and is parent company General Motors’ 4th largest global market.

Facts & Figures

Industry Automotive
Number of employees 3994
Number of active countries 120

The Research

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The employee offerings of Vauxhall Motors

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

Communication Channels

  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Formal sessions
  • Participation structures
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet or internal groups on social media
  • Instant messaging (e.g. MSN/Skype/Connector)
  • Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
  • Special/social events
  • Employee surveys

Development Programmes

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Talent management/high performer programmes
  • Leadership development programmes
  • Coaching/mentoring programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • General training programmes
  • Industry-related/job specific training programmes
  • Self-selected training
  • International exchange programmes

Benefits

  • Company car
  • Laptop
  • Childcare facilities/vouchers
  • Gym or gym subsidy
  • Health insurance
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)
  • Sabbatical/approved extended leave of absence
  • Extended maternity leave/payment (above legal requirements)
  • Study leave (time)
  • Study support (financial or other)
  • Other insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance-related bonuses based on individual/team performance
  • Profit sharing/variable pay based on the organisation's performance
  • Share options

Onboarding Activities

  • A tour around the organisation
  • Induction course (covering the organisation's mission, vision, values)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hardcopy or online)
  • Networking events for new employees
  • Follow-up session one year after joining
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Standard meeting after specified period
  • Meeting with the CEO
  • Meeting with Executive Management
  • Formal session on targets