PLANO, TX (May 22, 2019) – Rutronik, a leading global broad-line stocking distributor, has been named one of Germany’s best employers in 2019, according to a survey by market research institute Statista, on behalf of Focus Business magazine. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 140,000 reviews by employees of their companies.
The award winners were determined based on the following criteria: employees’ willingness to recommend their employer to others, as well as ratings from XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, and information from Kununu.com, an online platform for employer reviews and ratings. The previous year’s data was also included with a lower weighting. Overall, Statista gathered a total of 143,500 employee reviews, and on the basis of this study, Rutronik was ranked among the 1,000 best employers in Germany.
Award Validates Rutronik’s Current Strategy
“We’ve implemented a clear employer branding strategy to position ourselves as an attractive employer, which includes our new recruitment website (rutronik-careers.com), as well as continuously expanding our range of attractive benefits and challenging training opportunities," said Dominik Schmidt, head of HR Development and Recruiting at Rutronik. “The award shows that our employees appreciate our efforts. We’re on the right track. At the same time, it also serves as motivation to continue improving.”
“Recruiting qualified, motivated employees – especially at a time when there is a shortage of skilled workers – is absolutely critical to us as a company,“ said Thomas Rudel, CEO of Rutronik. “The image that a company conveys internally and externally is extremely important to applicants. Being named one of Germany’s top employers in 2019 s