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Top Employers Italy 2015: Award for the highest standards for work conditions offered to employees


February 2015 – Attesting the quality of human resources management, YOOX Group has obtained the important certification of Top Employer 2015 from among 63 other companies put forward for the award, a list which includes companies such as Gucci, PepsiCo, Telecom Italia, UniCredit, Volkswagen, British American Tobacco, Lamborghini and many others.

The Top Employer certification is given exclusively to companies that meet the highest standards for work conditions offered to their own employees.

“An optimal work environment,” explains Alessio Tanganelli, Regional Director for Italy, Spain and Brazil of the Top Employers Institute, “can promote not only professional growth, but also the personal and human development of individuals. The Top Employers search confirms and certifies that the certified companies present excellent HR conditions and that they offer a wide range of benefits and proactive initiatives for their employees, from work conditions, to non-monetary benefits, to structured training and development policies, all consistently in line with the corporate culture”.

Conditions of all workers

The Top Employers Institute search analyses and evaluates work conditions of all workers according to 9 criteria: talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning & development, performance management, leadership development, career & succession management, compensation & benefits, and culture. After validating the results and conducting an external audit, the performance marks are evaluated according to an international standard. A company that meets the required quality level qualifies for the certification.

The institute’s search, which uses independent methodology and objective data, recognised the excellence of YOOX Group in terms of the work conditions offered to employees, the training and development policies disseminated at all corporate levels, and the HR management strategies, thereby demonstrating that it is a leading company in the field of HR, and that it is committed to continually improving the policies and Best Practices in this arena.