Most companies will tell you that their people are their most important asset. Estée Lauder
put those words into action and earned a Top Employer 2017 Certificate from the China Top Employers Institute for the second year in a row. The recognition was earned "for the Company’s 'Home for Talent' initiative and its sustainable investment in people development.
As part of the Home for Talent initiative, The Estée Lauder Companies China has actively worked to attract and retain talented young people through its “Elite Hiring” and “Reverse Mentor” programs. The "Elite Program" aims to hire the most outstanding young talent as marketing associates. The "Reverse Mentor" program has millennial staff act as mentors for members of the management team — sharing insights into areas such as new trends, the China retail landscape, evolution of the digital world and disruptive innovation. In addition, The Estée Lauder Companies China launched an Inclusion & Diversity week and flexible work hours to enhance the employee experience.
“We are thrilled to receive this recognition for the programs we have initiated primarily to attract and retain millennial talent in China. Given the intensely competitive market for talent, standing out as an employer of choice is vital to securing the sustainability of our business for the long term,” said Fabrice Weber, president, Asia Pacific, The Estée Lauder Companies.
The Top Employers Institute has recognized top employers around the world since 1991 with research assessing all critical areas of the human resources environment, certifying organizations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimizing employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.