Airbus has been nominated the most attractive employer in France. The “Palmares Employeur 2011” prize was awarded to Airbus by RegionsJob, a leading French employment website.
More than 9 000 web users, comprising people in work and job-seekers, evaluated the most attractive companies to work for in France, based on 25 criteria. Airbus was ranked number one out of a list of nearly 1000 companies that were assessed from May to July 2011.
Airbus scored high.in criteria such as, career development, training, people management, working conditions and organisation as well as pride in belonging, welcoming disabled people, recruiting young graduates, leading economic player, innovative and long-term perspectives…
“We are delighted with this ranking” said Thierry Baril, Executive Vice President Human Resources Airbus. “We are now harvesting the fruit of our new human resources policy at Airbus. As the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer and company with a global industrial footprint we welcome people who are keen and proud to contribute to innovation in aeronautics“ he added.
This year is a very successful one for Airbus and its mother company EADS in terms of employer recognition. Earlier this year, Airbus was honoured with the Randstad Award as the most preferred employer in Germany. In the UK, Airbus was named second most popular employer for engineering graduates within a survey completed by Targetjob. Engineering students voted EADS first in the Universum Top 10 survey in France placing EADS ahead of prestigious companies such as Thales, Google, Veolia and Dassault. Finally, EADS came third in the Top 100 survey for Europe.
Airbus offers its employees a unique place to work, with wide career opportunities which can involve moving to different sites or countries around the world. Aircraft design and manufacturing is a very stimulating international environment, with cutting-edge technologies and a high level of innovation to develop the world’s most eco efficient aircraft.
Airbus this year is to recruit more than 3,000 talents from all around the world and offers more than 2,500 internships at its global sites. Opportunities are generated by a growing demand for Airbus aircraft; new product developments such as the A320neo and the all new A350 XWB twin aisle jet families. Career development, training, mobility, diversity, are core assets and strengths for Airbus. The company currently employs some 54 000 people of more than 80 different nationalities.
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