Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Novo Nordisk as One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the US
PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In just 10 years, millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce. To compete for top talent and ensure their long-term success, businesses must prepare to appeal to and engage this unique generation of employees.
Novo Nordisk is honored to announce that it has been recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the 100 Best Workplaces For Millennials in the country. This ranking comes from an anonymous survey of our millennial employees administered by the workplace culture experts at Great Place to Work®. We consider this honor exceptionally notable because we realize just how closely the well-being of our employees relates to our long-term success and ultimately to the patients we serve.
"We strive to make an unmatched commitment to our all of our employees, our families and our communities because driving change and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins with our people," said Jacqueline Scanlan, Corporate Vice President, Human Resources, Novo Nordisk. "The unwavering commitment by this generation of our employees is a testament to the continuing dedication and passion we, as an organization, possess to achieving this mission."
Novo Nordisk's passion for its people begins with meeting the needs of its diverse team, and empowering employees to reach their goals both professionally and personally through numerous development and support opportunities. Novo Nordisk offers numerous programs and efforts to strengthen its workforce at all career levels, including a "Millennials in Novo Nordisk" employee group that addresses the unique needs of millennials.
Novo Nordisk and the 99 other winning companies were selected based on the evaluations of nearly 90,000 millennial-aged employees who were surveyed using the Trust Index©, Great Place to Work's employee assessment survey. The 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials is part of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based entirely on employee surveys from published Great Place to Work® Reviews. Past lists have included Technology, Retail, Financial Services, Advertising and Manufacturing.
"Companies focused on solid growth understand that it's critical for senior leaders to have an in-depth understanding of all their employees' experiences, regardless of their age, role in the organization, or any other demographic profile," says Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work® United States. "Great workplaces are constantly monitoring and analyzing their employees' workplace experiences and then taking action to improve them. Ranking on this list is a great indicator that these companies' efforts to create great workplaces are resonating with millennials."
About The Best Workplaces for Millennials 2015: The 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials is a "best of the best" ranking. The winners come from the universe of companies with published Great Place to Work Reviews, meaning they are serious about creating a great workplace and comfortable with transparency. These companies either have proven to be great workplaces—earning a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list or the Best Small & Medium Workplaces list—or are dedicated to improving their cultures as shown by their willingness to survey employees and publish the results. Of the 465 companies with published Reviews recently surveyed using the Trust Index© Employee Survey, 315 surveyed at least 50 employees under age 35. Almost 90,000 millennial-aged employees from these companies completed the survey and answered 58 questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace. This resulted in a total score for each company based entirely upon employee feedback. The Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces for Millennials 2015 ranking includes the best 100 companies ranked by these millennials' scores
About Novo Nordisk: Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within hemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Novo Nordisk employs approximately 41,500 employees in 75 countries, and markets its products in more than 180 countries. For more information, visit novonordisk.com , Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube
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