Apollo Vredestein a top Dutch employer
Apollo Vredestein has been named one of The Netherland’s best employers. The Best Employer (Beste Werkgevers) 2013 awards were presented in Amsterdam on 8 October, and the tyre maker was ranked the third best employer in the 1,000+ employee category, behind airline KLM and non-profit organisation Stichting Buurtzorg.
The Best Employer survey was designed by employee survey specialist Effectory and Dutch publication Intermediair to make an objective evaluation of the employment conditions at around 1,100 companies. For a chance to achieve a high ranking it is essential that employees actually enjoy their work. In comparison to other participating companies, Apollo Vredestein was identified for its flat organisational structure, employee recognition, and the high level of autonomy and role clarity of the employees. The survey also showed that Apollo Vredestein employees have a significant degree of loyalty, engagement and willingness to change.