Volkswagen Chattanooga Certified As Top US Employer 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Pictured, left to right: Amanda Plecas, Ricardo Guerrero and Alice Simon (Volkswagen Chattanooga) and Adrian Seligman (Top Employers Institute)
Pictured, left to right: Amanda Plecas, Ricardo Guerrero and Alice Simon (Volkswagen Chattanooga) and Adrian Seligman (Top Employers Institute)
For the second year in a row, Volkswagen Chattanooga has been certified as a Top US Employer for 2020. Volkswagen Chattanooga is one of 24 U.S. employers to receive this acknowledgement from the Top Employers Institute, a global independent human resources certification company. To be certified as a Top Employer, 600 working condition practices and indicators are assessed and validated.
 
“This recognition is a direct result of working together with our employees to enrich and improve our culture,” said Burkhard Ulrich, SVP of human resources for Volkswagen Chattanooga.
“We actively seek employee feedback and engagement at all levels throughout the organization. As we continue to grow our Tennessee operations, our people are helping us to build a better workplace. The achievements of Volkswagen Chattanooga are inextricably linked to our team.”
 
The Top Employer Institute assessed Volkswagen Chattanooga’s human resources practices and policies in the following areas: talent strategy; culture; workforce planning; compensation and benefits; talent acquisition; onboarding; learning and development; performance management; and leadership development. 
 
“Our scores improved this year compared to last year in every category,” said Mr. Ulrich. “This recognition does not mark the end of our efforts; it confirms we are on the right track.”
 
The annual, international research recognizes employers around the world who successfully achieve the required standards for top employment practices and working conditions.

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