Construction technology corporation Hilti is one of the best multinational employers in Europe. It has secured a top position at the Great Place to Work Award for the fourth consecutive year.
The Hilti Group, which is headquartered in Liechtenstein, ranked tenth in the Great Place to Work Award 2016, announced a statement. It added that the award is one of the most renowned accolades that employers and workplaces can achieve. The award defines a good workplace as one in which employees trust the people they work for, have pride in the work they do and enjoy the people they work with.
Sabine Krauss, head of Global Human Resources, said of the award: We are excited to once again have been recognised for the excellent culture of our workplace. One of the things that Hilti employees consistently mention is our inspiring working environment, engaging colleagues and managers as well as the individual development opportunities. She added that the diversity of the workforce contributed to solving customers problems and building a better future.
The statement highlighted that Hilti employees go through a thorough review and coaching process, allowing high performers to quickly move into leadership positions. Consequently, internal candidates fill around 80 per cent of Hiltis management positions. 93 per cent of Hilti employees revealed in an internal survey that they were proud to work for the company. The reasons they cited included the challenging jobs, the development opportunities across areas and geographical borders, and the strong corporate culture.