DHL Group has been awarded Top Employer status by the Top Employers Institute, with its DHL Express and DHL Global Forwarding, Freight divisions winning the Top Employer Global 2024 (Gold) award.
Overall, 128 DHL Group entities in 69 countries have received Top Employer certification.
The Top Employers Institute praised DHL Group for implementing an ‘employee listening’ concept and for the successful use of employee surveys. Other highlights include consistent goals and values in all departments; a strategic corporate focus on diversity, equality, inclusion and belonging; and top marks for ‘employer branding’.
The institute also recognized DHL’s ‘strong sustainability roadmap’, in which the HR department plays a central role. DHL Group has set a goal to have at least 90% of all employees working in workplaces that are certified as Top Employer or Great Place to Work by 2025.
Thomas Ogilvie, CHRO and labor director of DHL Group, said, “The certification is very important for us as an employer because committed and motivated employees are the foundation for excellent service quality and satisfied customers. The results confirm that we are on the right track to being an Employer of Choice. We work every day to be better than we were yesterday.”
The Top Employers Institute is the global authority for recognizing excellent HR practices. Through the certification program, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognized as Employer of Choice. The program enables companies to assess and continuously improve their working environment. Founded 30 years ago, the Top Employers Institute identified and recognized over 2,200 top employers in 122 countries and regions in 2023. Together, these certified top employers have a positive impact on the lives of eight million employees worldwide.
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