10 year anniversary of Employer Partner Certificate
On Tuesday, November 17th the Employer Partner Certificate celebrated its 10th anniversary. In front of 90 guests from leading companies in Croatia and the region a new visual identity was introduced and special certificates were presented as awards to companies that have been winning the Employer Partner Certificate continuously for 10 years.
In ten years the project has certified 74 organizations in four countries: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Slovenia. 198 certification processes have been conducted thanks to a network of over 40 experts in human resource management trained in the application of the methodology.
At the ceremony, Nenad Bakić, founder of Selectio and initiator of the project Employer Partner noted that the aim of launching the project was to promote the importance of quality human resource management and to provide a tool for organizations to measure their performance and compare it with other organizations. The results of a survey conducted on 50 companies have shown that the project has succeeded in its intention. 92% of organizations see the importance of the project in identifying organizations who implement premium HR practices. 64% of survey participants emphasized the role of the project in promoting strategic focus on the development of the practice of human resources, and 44% of companies see the advantage of the project in providing standardized assessment and comparisons with other organizations.
At the ceremony a special award was given to companies that have confirmed excellence in human resource management continuously through annual certification for the last 10 years. The winners of the special awards are Vipnet, Microsoft, Coca-Cola HBC Croatia, Valamar Riviera and the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development.