SAS China awarded Top Employer for ninth consecutive year
The Top Employers Institute has announced the list of the Top Employers China 2016. SAS China, for the ninth time, was honored with this title.
SAS CEO Jim Goodnight was proud of employees and said, “My job is to provide an environment where they stay enthusiastic and proud of what they do. Because when they’re satisfied, our customers are, too.”
The Top Employers Institute highly praised SAS China’s employment condition: “Our comprehensive independent research revealed that SAS Institute China Co., Ltd provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organization and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimize its employment practices and to develop its employees.”
“Those talents are the most important assets for SAS,” said Alfred Liu, General Manager of SAS China R&D. “SAS invests a lot in research and development every year. Last year, we invested 23 percent of the total revenue in this field. Seeking innovation, as well as THE POWER TO KNOW®, has always been our primary focus. Besides establishing a sophisticated employee management system, we also insist on comprehensively understanding both the intellectual and personal life, in order to provide a better and happier life.
“Being recognized by several authorities in the industry is a truly honor for SAS,” said Cliff Wu, President of SAS Greater China. “Talents-driven has always been one of the core interests for SAS. We encourage our folks to be authentic in all of their interactions, both with colleagues and customers. Doing so influences others to share their passion and creates an environment of mutual trust.”
About Top Employers Institute
Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company, previously known as the CRF Institute, has recognized Top Employers around the world since 1991. Recognition as a Top Employer enables companies to stand out as employers of choice. This is beneficial for all stakeholders, and in particular their current and prospective employees. Being certified provides companies with the opportunity to celebrate their achievements and to reinforce the role of the HR environment in the business.
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®.