The Great Place to Work ® Institute Germany, has announced that Berlin-based ImmobilienScout24 has been awarded second place in the sector-specific competition "Best Employer in IT 2014."
The German company is one of the largest real estate portals in Europe. Recently, ImmobilienScout24 was also recognized with the seal of "Best Workplaces in Germany." In the current industry competition, the company has reached second place in the category of companies with 501 to 1,000 employees.
"Our aim is to speed up the digitization in all areas of the property market and the industry in order to fundamentally change," said Marc Stilke, CEO, ImmobilienScout24. "This goal can only be achieved with motivated and dedicated employees who work with passion in our company."
"In order to attract and keep the best talent in the highly competitive professionals market of our industry, we rely on an open and creative work environment and a corporate culture that involves and promotes every single employee" added Lars Schmidt, Vice President of Human Resources. "The award is an incentive to pursue this path for us."
A total of 132 companies participated outside of the industry, IT companies and the IT industry, in 5 different size classes of the benchmark study on the quality of the workplace culture part. The valuation basis was an anonymous survey of employees on key workplace issues as well as an independent assessment of personnel and leadership.
Edited and translated from original press release in German: Gordana Davila