Recognition as a “Top 100 Best Employers” and “Top 10 Best Employers for Women”
Lenovo has received the “2018 China Best Employer Award” from Zhaopin.com, a leading career platform in China. Lenovo won both the “Top 100 Best Employers” and “Top 10 Best Employers for Women” at the award ceremony held in Beijing last week. Both awards were given in recognition of Lenovo’s performance in terms of working environment, career development, and employee satisfaction.
Human resources professionals were involved in the selection, with more than 40 million votes and nominations cast by employees and the public, as well as collaboration with UN Women and the World Health Organization. The winners were selected from a total of 30,854 nominated companies in China—a 76 percent increase over last year.
As a company of Chinese heritage, Lenovo has created a truly global entity, prioritizing cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity. Lenovo recently released its first Global Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Report in an effort to embrace transparency and share an ongoing commitment to increasing worldwide representation and opportunity. Lenovo seeks to both attract and retain qualified talents, taking concrete action by focusing on key drivers of progress with a deep understanding of how diversity and inclusivity add value to workplace cultures and client relationships. Learn more about the D&I report here.
“The award of ‘Top 10 Best Employers for Women’ underlines the strides Lenovo has made to invest in partnerships and programs to care for women employees in our company,” said Gao Lan, senior vice president of human resources at Lenovo. “We are grateful for the recognition and welcome the continued contributions of women as they pursue their individual career goals as members of the Lenovo family.”
“As a company committed to diversity & inclusion for all, we celebrate this recognition with our colleagues around the world,” said Gina Qiao, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Lenovo. “We are honored to be recognized by the jury committee and the online voting by employees and job seekers. This is a testament to our continued commitment to building and sustaining an inclusive culture where all our colleagues are embraced and valued for who they are.”
About “China Best Employer Award”
The annual “China Best Employer Award” is organized by Zhaopin, together with the Peking University Social Survey Research Center. Launched in 2005, the award has become the most influential and prestigious employer brand event in China. The “Oscar” of the human resources industry in the country aims to determine industrial trends in corporate management and human resources management and analyze demand change in the job market. The award is both a valuable reference for job seekers and an important benchmark for employers to strengthen brand strategies.