SAS France certified among Top Employers 2016

Certification attests to SAS’ investment in the growth and development of its employees

The Top Employers Institute has announced the list of the 2016 winners. SAS France, the leader in analytics, is among the 64 French companies and international subsidiaries recognized for the quality of working conditions offered to their employees.

The Top Employers 2016 France label once again attests to the quality of the SAS culture. This certification derives from an audit of management practices, programs for the development and advancement of employees, the environment and working conditions, and benefits offered by the company.

An independent jury evaluates these results and establishes a score that is compared to an international standard.

The jury of Top Employer particularly noted SAS France’s efforts to enable employees to SAS France to balance personal and professional life. The company provides a range of collaborative tools to support telework and telecommuting, flexible hours, nursery, and sports and exercise equipment. Equally important are training and support programs focused on developing talent at all levels of the organization.

"I am dependent on the talents of my staff, and I like to remember that there's a lot of it at SAS," says Thierry Bedos, CEO of SAS France. "For us, this certification is evidence of quality and loyalty that will help us recruit more talent."

SAS France joins its counterparts in many other countries, including the US headquarters, in drawing praise for SAS’ corporate culture. By offering its employees an exceptional working environment and attractive business culture – including accountability and motivating challenges – SAS empowers its employees as the main drivers of its success. This direct link between employee engagement and business success has propelled SAS to its longtime leadership in the analytics market.

"Our ability to attract and retain creative employees directly contributes to our growth and our profitability, and strengthens our market leadership," recalls Jim Goodnight, CEO and co-founder of SAS.

About the Top Employers study

Certification is granted only to the world's top employers: companies that apply the highest standards of working conditions. The Top Employers Institute survey evaluates all critical areas of human resources and certifies organizations that can demonstrate they ceaselessly optimize working conditions for their employees and promote development. See the certification process here.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 83,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

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