Carrefour is top employer in France

    Carrefour is top employer in France

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    Following its success in 2009, has featured again this year among France’s 20 employers, receiving a “Top Employeur” award for the excellence of its offering. Carrefour also received the special Corporate Culture award for the quality of its HR offering in this respect.

    At the awards ceremony, which took place ealier in February at the Automobile Club de Paris, the Carrefour Group was recognised for its worldwide human resources policy. As France’s largest private sector employer, Carrefour is committed to developing a strong corporate culture centred on a unifying customer culture. The company is also introducing measures to improve working conditions for all Group employees including the active application of the Parenthood and Workplace Charter, a robust system for monitoring staff satisfaction, formalised detection of skills and talents, annual career committees and a dynamic training policy. The Carrefour HR policy also incorporates career development, remuneration and recognition.

    Cécile Cloarec, Human Resources Director of the Carrefour Group, commented: “Carrefour is delighted to be honoured for the second consecutive year. This award recognises our inclusive HR policy, which is testimony to our commitment to our employees.”

    “The ‘Top Employeur’ companies exhibit high levels of performance in human resources and are distinguished by effective policies and practices to manage skills and talents, to identify, support, protect and retain them. These awards will help young graduates, professionals and investors to judge companies on their human qualities,” concluded Nicolas André, director, Top Employeurs France project.

    With over 15,000 stores in 33 countries and more than 475,000 employees, the Carrefour Group is the world’s second largest retailer and the leader in Europe.

    — IndiaRetailing Bureau