Sodexo Recognized by ERE for Recruiting Strategy that Improves Business Outcomes through Better Hires, Employee Retention and Internal Sourcing
May 02, 2013
Company honored with the 2013 Recruiting Excellence Award for Recruiting Department of the Year
Gaithersburg, Md., May 2, 2013 — ERE honored Sodexo with the 2013 Recruiting Excellence Award for “Recruiting Department of the Year.” Sodexo was recognized for its industry leading talent strategies that deliver strong business results by ensuring the availability and readiness of top talent to support its growth.
Among the many areas cited in the recognition are Sodexo’s focus on both internal and external talent, its use of technology as a competitive advantage, and its commitment to internal mobility that strenghthens its ability to attract, engage and retain top talent. This is the second time the award has been bestowed on the company since 2010.
“Our talent acquisition group’s mission, vision and values align with the company’s business strategy, which places a high value on performance, innovation and measuring results,” explained George Chavel, president and CEO for Sodexo North America. “Our commitment to attracting, engaging and sourcing internal and external employees allows us to provide excellent quality of life services to our clients and their customers.”
Leading change in the recruitment profession, Sodexo was an early innovator in social recruiting, engaging top talent through its social networks. Today, a comprehensive mobile strategy compliments this approach. Among its many innovations, Sodexo is also recognized for its approach to Internal Mobility, which contributes to workforce agility in response to changing business needs. Sodexo’s proactive and innovative talent management practices are critical elements of the company’s success.
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Sodexo, Inc. (www.sodexoUSA.com), leading Quality of Life Services company in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, delivers On-site Services in Corporate, Education, Health Care, Government, and Remote Site segments, as well as Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., funds all administrative costs for the Sodexo Foundation (www.SodexoFoundation.org), an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $17 million in grants to end childhood hunger in America. Visit the corporate blog at blogs.sodexoUSA.com. Visit Sodexo on Facebook and follow on Twitter @SodexoUSA.