Derby based professional services recruitment specialist Sellick Partnership has been recognised as one of the Best Workplaces™ in the UK by Great Place to Work® for the second time.
Great Place to Work® UK is part of a global research, consulting and training consultancy that helps organisations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. The methodology behind the ranking is one of the most rigorous available and uniquely comprises both an employee survey and an audit into each organisation’s management and HR practices.
Results were announced on Wednesday 3 May 2017, at a black-tie awards ceremony at the Westminster Park Plaza in London where Sellick Partnership were recognised for its high staff satisfaction ratings, its unique supportive culture and its employees’ immense level of trust in the company and its leaders.
This year over 6,000 organisations were assessed, so to be listed recognises the strength of Sellick Partnership’s leadership and the range of innovative, creative and effective HR policies they have which creates their successful workplace culture.
Jo Sellick, Managing Director commented: “It is incredible to be acknowledged once again by Great Place to Work® as we celebrate our 15th year in business. We are only as good as the people we employ, and we know that by taking care of our employees, we are also taking care of our candidates and clients.
As a business we are committed to ‘putting people first’ and this starts with our employees. This accolade acknowledges this and is therefore extremely special to us as a business. It also demonstrates our reputation for excellence, innovation and continuous improvement. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Sellick Partnership for their ongoing commitment – we are delighted by the result.”
When asked what he thinks makes Sellick Partnership a ‘Great Place to Work’, Jo spoke about the company’s “strong team mentality, supportive company culture, and innovative approach to staff training and development”.
Tom O’Byrne, Great Place to Work® CEO said: “We are delighted to see Sellick Partnership recognised as a Best Workplace™ once again. Employees tell us they like the fact they are encouraged to voice their opinions as they know they will be listened to and appreciated. The Board and Senior Management Team have an open and friendly relationship with everyone and there is a great sense of teamwork and camaraderie. These are all critical to creating a great workplace and Sellick Partnership should be congratulated for what they have achieved.”
Sellick Partnership offers all employees a competitive benefits package, including above average basic salaries, generous uncapped commission, 25 days holiday as standard, annual companywide events, internal competitions, significant investment in bespoke training and career programmes, as well as a motivational business model that offers flexible working, a pension scheme and various company cash and health benefits.