Aon Romania starts the enrollment for 2016 Best Employers Study Edition

Wed | 19.10.2016

Recruitment & Training

AON, Romania, the local subsidiary of the global leader in insurance brokerage, risk consultant, human resources and one of the largest insurance brokers on the market, invites companies to join the 4th edition of Best Employers Study, a research that brings public recognition of organizations that have managed to create extraordinary work environments for their employees.

NRRC members benefit from 10% discount for the existing packages. If interested, please contact Virginia Pauna. Project Leader, Best Employers Study.

Best Employers Study (BES) it is designed for companies with more than 50 employees and at least three years of operation in Romanian market.

The study is carried out annually and help decision-makers in companies to find out what is the level of employees’ engagement, their emotional link with the company, and if there are any differences between employees perception vs. managers perception, so they can make the most effective action plans.

“Measuring the level of engagement within companies is the most important aspect of the study. BES provides a realistic, multi-dimensional picture of the current situation of a company and identifies the areas on which employers must turn their attention to improve or sustain the level of engagement. We invite organizations to participate in our Best Employers Study 2016 to see where their own employees are putting them on their way to the status of the Best Employer", says Virginia Pauna, Project Leader Best Employers Romania.

The methodology used for the survey has been developed by Aon Hewitt, the human resources management consultancy and outsourcing division of Aon plc.

For 20 years Aon Hewitt is organizing engagement studies. The information obtained in all this time at global level demonstrated that the organizations whose employees have a high level of engagement are up to 40% more profitable, have a level of turnover with 25% lower and the percentage of internal filling in of opened position is higher to up to 40% than in companies whose employees have lower engagement level.

The companies that want to participate in the study may register here (, until August 01st 2016. The results of the study will be announced at the Aon Best Employers Gala which will take place in November 2016.

In 2015 edition of BES participated 15.500 employees, 1.150 middle managers and 224 senior executives from 35 companies. This sample of respondents represented a total active population of more than 38,000 employees.

The  title “Aon Best Employer 2015" has been obtained by Adobe Systems Romania, Autonom, Dell, Edenred Romania, Companies of Mars, Inc. in Romania (Royal Canin Romania, Mars Romania, Wrigley Romania), McDonald's Romania and Pfizer Romania.

The results in 2015 showed that engagement is important for Best Employer companies – the average engagement score of these companies has increased - 80 % in 2015 compared to 78 % in 2014 and 71 % in 2013.

What some of the winners of the BES 2015 say?

"For us, Best Employers is a working tool and an annual validation in our collective efforts. Every year we learned something from the results of the study and I am sure we will learn some more in each of the following years". Marius Stefan, the General Manager of the Autonom.

“The Best Employer Study is first of all an instrument through which we continuously measure the perception of our colleagues in regards with the mix of motivation to ensure maximum impact for them, on all measured dimensions of the study. Positioned to sustain a strategic direction for continuous improvement of the perception and calibration of investments in human capital, the Study represents a minimum investment to obtain the engagement increase through high performance, both individual and organizational. Aon Hewitt offers through this study a holistic approach adapted to the needs of the organization, through which we want to have a competitive advantage in our employees who may recommend the company Pfizer as a Best Employer." Mirela Iordan, HR Director Pfizer Romania

Aon Hewitt is organizing every year Best Employers Study in Eastern and Central Europe since 2001.

Romania has returned on the list of the countries participating in the study starting with 2013, when it was ranked 4th in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, after Hungary, the Czech Republic and Russia.

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