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What Top Employers can reveal about HR communication channels Wednesday, December 10, 2014

It has become increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd when offering newly developed products and services, which has made corporate culture an essential element of success. Analyses conducted worldwide by the Top Employers Institute show that cultural and organisational changes have become some of the main priorities for HR elements of global companies. It has also been observed that communication is the keystone to implement these changes successfully.

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Don’t let budget get in the way of engaging your employees Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Engagement is the recipe for ending the crisis and pushing the restart button. Motivating employees is the top priority of companies, as documented in the research of the Top Employers Institute. This includes an increase in mission courses and a focus on facilitated career planning, as well as increased attention in creating an optimum work environment, a “competitive element that can encourage not only personal growth, but also growth of the business”.

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How important is your office gym facility to lower your absenteeism rate ? Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Yoga, pilates, and cardio fitness are other healthy options, even corporate gyms with personal trainers available during Office hours. These also cause a significant decrease in absenteeism. The research results of the Top Employers Institute make it blatantly obvious: Top Employers companies that have a gym inside and offer guided activities (personal trainer or courses) see a greatly reduced absenteeism rate: from an average of 4.3% to 2.9%.

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The nature of great CSR programs. Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Our certification programme results reveals a 12% growth for sustainable practices and environmental certifications. Of the 79% of companies participating in CSR programs, 56% choose sustainable suppliers and 48% require training programs for employees and stakeholders. This also means more involvement and active participation by top managers, rather than more traditional charitable activities.

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Top Employer Pepsico, Anastasia Makarigaki testimonial On behalf of Certified Top Employer Pepsico Anastasia Makarigaki speaks about why they participate in the Top Employer Certification Programmes View video

Top Employer Goodyear, Rajita D'souza testimonial On behalf of Certified Top Employer Goodyear, Rajita D'souza speaks about why they participate in the Top Employer Certification Programme View video

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Top Employers South Africa Research Results 2013 Infographic Best Practices In this infographic you will find some of the findings from our research into companies for the Top Employers South Africa 2014 certification. Read more

Top Employers Automotive Research Results 2014 Infographic Best Practices The Top Employers certification is only awarded to organisations that achieve the highest standards of excellence in employee conditions. *in German Read more

Working Conditions HR Trends Working conditions that the certified Top Employers in 2012 around the globe have in place for their staff Read more

The route to becoming a Top Employer HR Trends To become a certified Top Employer, organisations participate in the HR Best Practices research of the Top Employers Institute. Read more

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