Dell has been ranked as the 'Best Place to Work in Ireland' for the second consecutive year, according to the job site's data. The multinational, which has teams in Limerick, Cork, and Dublin is joined in the top five companies listed by Apple and Google, while HP and Intel also feature in the top ten ranking. Aongus Hegarty, President, Dell EMC EMEA said that Dell works hard to create a "welcoming workplace" where employees can "carve out a rewarding and valuable career for themselves". "We invest significantly in creating an environment that is motivating and inspiring while also giving them flexibility to maintain a good work-life balance," he said. Indeed's '2018 Top 25 Best Places to Work in Ireland' index is created based on thousands of employee reviews posted on its site. A new entry to the top ten, the Irish Defense Forces take sixth spot on the list following a high-profile recruitment campaign last year. Paul Wolfe, Indeed's Senior Vice President of … [Read more...] about Revealed: Ireland’s best place to work
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Is your company the Best Place to Work in the North East? Now is the time to prove it. A search to find the best workplaces in the region has been launched by The Journal with companies being urged to tell us what they do to make them a great employer. The initiative ties in with the Journal’s Invest in the North East campaign, which aims to make the region a better place in which to live and work, and has won support from the North East England Chamber of Commerce, the CBI and the Federation of Small Businesses. A supplement outlining the North East’s Best Places to Work will be published in The Journal this summer and there will also be an awards evening at Wylam Brewery in Newcastle on June 27 where a number of prizes will be handed out. Journal business editor Graeme Whitfield said: “There are lots of awards for the region’s best companies, or the biggest or the fastest growing. “What we want to celebrate here is the companies that go out of their … [Read more...] about Is your company the Best Place to Work in the North East?
A SWINDON-based business group has been named one of the best places to work by The Sunday Times. For the fourth year in a row, Business West, based in Park House, beat competition from across the country to scoop the prestigious accolade. Based on a nationwide survey of employees working at more than 900 companies, The Sunday Times ranked employers in terms of how they shape up in terms of perks, pensions, equal opportunities and engagement. Phil Smith, Business West’s managing director, said: “People are everything at Business West, and to be recognised by the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit organisations to work for four years in a row is fantastic. “As a not-for-profit company with 200 staff, we aim to make this area the best place to live, learn and work. 21,000 businesses trust us to help them start, grow, innovate and trade internationally - as well as lobby government on their behalf, so it is vital that our people feel valued and that they do the … [Read more...] about Business West named one of the best places to work by The Sunday Times
A new study aimed at finding the best city in France to work has ranked Nantes as top of the pile for the second consecutive year. Rose Trigg explains why we should pack our bags and head out west. The study by L’Express newspaper ranked Nantes top of the tree for the best place to work out of France's biggest towns and cities apart from Paris. But it's not just the L'Express study that suggests Nantes is thriving. In The Local's own study on the best cities in France to live for foreigners, Nantes was ranked second, above Paris (5th) and was only beaten by its close neighbour Rennes. So why is Nantes the place to be right now? The president of the city's Chamber of Commerce and Industry previously spelled it out for The Local. “It’s got a privileged location in the heart of the “Great West” region,” said Yann Trichard. But it’s also not far from Paris, has a balanced economy and powerful industrial base, he added. He also … [Read more...] about Why the best place to work in France right now is… Nantes
Sky has been named as one of the best places to work for LGBT+ people in the UK by equalities charity Stonewall. The media company came in 29th equal in Stonewall's top 100 employers list.It shared the placing with Swansea University.Sky is the only media business to be included in the 100 companies.Stephen van Rooyen, Chief Executive Officer UK & ROI, Sky said: "We are incredibly proud to be the only organisation from the media sector to be recognised by Stonewall as a Top 100 Employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people."This achievement demonstrates Sky's ongoing commitment to inclusion, at all levels within our business."It is also testament to the engaging initiatives led by our [email protected] employee network."Increasing diversity, thereby accessing most diverse set of experiences and ideas helps to ensure that we reflect our customer base and make balanced business decisions."Sky marks and celebrates key LGBT+ events across its sites and the HR team makes sure all … [Read more...] about Sky one of best places to work for LGBT+ people, Stonewall says