SAS among CRF "China's Top Employers" for sixth consecutive year
SAS China has been named to the "China's Top Employers® 2013" list This is the sixth consecutive year SAS China has won this honor, which recognizes the company for its long-term, employee-oriented commitment. The ranking is.conducted by CRF Institute, one of the world's leading research institutions in the field of HR, leadership and strategy.
Jointly sponsored by CRF Institute, CEIBS, SFSC, Global Times and Zhilian Zhaopin, the China's Top Employers 2013 study involves an overall assessment of HR policy and practice in hundreds of companies in China. Of the 300 organizations nominated for research, 36 stood out from the rest based on the highest international standards.
SAS was recognized by the judging panel for excellent performance in five key areas of HR policy: Primary Benefits, Secondary Benefits and Working Conditions, Training & Development, Career Opportunities and Company Culture.
The Certification is important to SAS because it helps to:
- Attract the best people to come and work for SAS.
- Strengthen and enhance SAS' employer brand.
- Strengthen engagement and retention of staff.
- Benchmark SAS employee offerings against other certified organizations.
"We are extremely proud that SAS China continues to be named to the 'China’s Top Employer' list. I think SAS is sending a strong message to the local market, that even as a global player, our executives and management are committed to develop and maintain world-class talent and management systems within SAS China,” said SAS China General Manager Cliff Wu. "It states strongly that SAS is committed to the success of SAS China and the people within who assist us in being the success that we are today."
"SAS provides employees with a comprehensive package of benefits and a comfortable working environment in China, so that employees can experience a sense of family within the workplace," said SAS BRD General Manager Alfred Liu." At the same time, we attach great importance to creating an environment based on respect, supporting greater cooperation and sharing among employees, regardless of levels, and helping them achieve their best performance. As a result, the company can be proud of employee growth while employees can take pride in the recognition of the company as a world-class employer."
“SAS has been nominated to the Best Employers list for six consecutive years, thanks to recognition from our employees,” said SAS BRD HR director, Wind Wang. ”From the management team's point of view, concern about employees and sustainable development are crucial for the success of the company. We always regard employees as our most important business assets. We create a comfortable working environment and a supportive learning atmosphere to continuously build their sense of personal value and stimulate enthusiasm, creativity and innovation. Being a :best employer” enables SAS employees to better serve customers and benefit society.”
As the top employer, SAS is not only unswervingly committed to its employees, but also to the community. SAS China sees it as a social responsibility to promote employment by actively recruiting professionals from the local market and offering internships and job opportunities to fresh graduates. Over the years, the company has actively advocated for education and donated software to schools, which helps employees feel they are providing value by contributing to public good. They are, indeed, proud of their company.
ABOUT CRF Top Employers®
The CRF Institute is the independent organization behind the Top Employers projects. The CRF Institute identifies top performers in the areas of HR, leadership and strategy and showcases their work. Since 1991 the CRF Institute has developed its proprietary methodology, research and deliverables. It has grown into an international organization with operations in twelve countries on three continents. Since then, more than 2,500 leading organizations around the world have participated in the Top Employer projects. Their headquarters are based in the Netherlands.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.