Forbes magazine has selected the Michelin Group as one of “America’s Best Employers” for 2017. The France based tire manufacturer earned the top spot in the automotive Industry and 34th overall out of 500 large employers. Michelin said that the company’s ranking highlighted its commitment to “building a culture that enables every employee to leverage their unique talents to serve its diverse customers across the United States, and around the globe.”
Commenting on the Forbes ranking, David Stafford, chief human resources officer, Michelin North America said that Michelin strive to put people first – by focusing on the needs of its employees and the people who use Michelin’s products and services,” comments.
He added, “We’re guided by our company values and our purpose – to give people a better way forward. Our employees are deeply committed to that purpose, and I believe that’s why they’re so determined to make great tires and deliver great services that improve mobility for everyone.”
Forbes joined hands with online statistics provider Statista, to poll over 30,000 employees in the United States who worked for firms having more than 5,000 staff members to rate their companies on a scale of zero to ten, if they were to recommend their employer to someone else. They were also to share their perceptions of other companies in their industry. Survey participants submitted their responses through several online access panels. The ratings they submitted were analyzed using the net promotor score theory and involved highly stringent criteria to determine the ranking and eligibility of the companies for the list of America’s Best Employers.
This year’s list included 500 employers across 25 industries, which ranged from government agencies and universities to big corporations.
Manju Mathew, an MBA in marketing, completed publisher training courses from the Oxford Brookes University and New York University. She started with marketing and PR roles before moving on to her current position as a full time writer. Currently living in Dubai, her life as an expat has sharpened her observation skills and flair for writing. She enjoys writing about luxury cars like Ferrari, Lamborghini, etc even if she can only dream of owning them.
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