Amazon receives top employer certification for 2023

Amazon offer several benefits to employees through coronavirus outbreakOnline retail giant Amazon has received certification as a top employer in Europe for 2023, for its dedication to creating a better work environment through HR policies and people practices.

Certification from the Top Employers Institute is based on the results of an HR best practices survey, covering six HR areas consisting of 20 topics, including people strategy, work environment, talent acquisition, learning, diversity and inclusion, wellbeing and more. The institute acknowledges the quality of an employer’s work environment, professional development opportunities and programmes available to employees.

Amazon, which employs more than 200,000 staff in permanent roles across Europe, obtained certification across all of its European activities, including its operations network, corporate offices, Amazon Web Services, and customer service and research and development centres.

It was recognised for the development and wellbeing of its employees, competitive salary, benefits and opportunities for career growth, and safe, inclusive and modern work environment.

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Jorrit Van der Meulen, vice president of EU stores at Amazon, said: “We are proud to have been certified as a top employer 2023 in Europe in recognition of our care for the development and well-being of our employees. Amazon has created more than 200,000 good jobs for people from a variety of backgrounds, career aspirations, and skill levels, and I am delighted that our efforts to provide a great work environment have been recognised by the Top Employers Institute.”

David Plink, chief executive officer of Top Employers Institute, added: “Exceptional times bring out the best in people and organisations, and we have witnessed this in our top employers certification programme this year: exceptional performance from the certified top employers 2023. These employers have always shown that they care for the development and well-being of their people. By doing so, they collectively enrich the world of work.”