Lamborghini is named Top Employer in Italy for 2016

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 12, 2016

Automobili Lamborghini once again is one of the top companies with outstanding workplace environments as well as advanced policies in personnel management. For the third straight year, Lamborghini received the esteemed Top Employer Italy 2015 certification from the Top Employers Institute.

The Top Employer certification program is a year-long process during which the Institute will undertake a structured investigation and verification procedure. Moreover, the Institute will consider nine criteria, which include salary policies, training and professional growth, working conditions and benefits, career opportunities and corporate culture.

The Institute will award the certification only to companies that managed to get the highest scores. Stephan Winkelmann, president and executive of Automobili Lamborghini, remarked that The Top Employer certification validates the carmaker's investment and belief in human resources, which it considers as a cornerstone to facing challenges in the near future like the launch of the third model and the doubling of its Sant'Agata Bolognese site.

The site currently employs around 1,300 people. In 2015, Lamborghini tapped around 150 highly-qualified technicians and specialists, and in the last five years, the carmaker hired nearly 600 people via open-ended contracts. Lamborghini has been driven by its Ethical Responsibility, which is having a "virtuous circle" of people in the management team that aims for continuous improvement.

Umberto Tossini, Human Resources and Organization Manager at Automobili Lamborghini, remarked that motivation and attractiveness are various faces of the same coin, as they are the foundation of several initiatives concerning employees and their well-being as well as important partnership with universities and schools to create a place where working and academic life meets.

Furthermore, the carmaker is concentrating on future generations as well as on its home region by inking several partnerships with local institutions, among which the Dual Education System Italy (DESI) project is playing a big part. This DESI project strives to foster an educational path based on the dual model that combines scholastic education with in-house vocational training.

With the DESI project, students are given an opportunity to develop the necessary skills for obtaining both the secondary school diploma and qualifications, thereby enabling them to get a job placement. The DESI project will award the first certificates in July 2016. In fact, the next project is already proceeding.

Furthermore, Lamborghini has been acknowledged as a model for union relations, as evidenced by the continuous dialogue, transparency and cooperation between the company and its unions. Because of this, the Integrative Company Contract -- offering better working conditions for the carmaker's employees in Sant'Agata Bolognese – was renewed in May 2015.

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For the third year in a row, Automobili Lamborghini has obtained the prestigious Top Employer Italy 2015 certification, an honor bestowed each year by the Top Employers Institute on companies with excellent workplace environments and advanced policies in Human Resource management.

The Top Employer certification program is a process lasting about a year; after a structured investigation and verification procedure in which nine criteria are considered – including salary policies, working conditions and benefits, training and professional growth, career opportunities and corporate culture – only companies that attain the highest scores are awarded the certification.

Automobili Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann commented, "The Top Employer certification endorses our investment and belief in Human Resources, which is a cornerstone to facing challenges in the immediate future, such as the introduction of the third model and the doubling of the Sant'Agata Bolognese factory." Umberto Tossini, Human Resources and Organization Manager at Automobili Lamborghini, added, "Motivation and attractiveness are different faces of the same coin.

They are the starting point of many initiatives concerning care of our people – ensuring personal wellbeing – and important collaborations with universities and schools, to make working and academic life meet." Lamborghini currently counts 1,300 employees at its historic factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese. 2015 was an extraordinary year: as many as 150 highly-qualified technicians and specialists were employed. In the last five years, Lamborghini hired almost 600 people through open-ended contracts.

The company is driven by its Ethical Responsibility: a virtuous circle of people management which aims for continuous improvement. Umberto Tossini, Human Resources and Organization Manager at Automobili Lamborghini, added, "Motivation and attractiveness are different faces of the same coin.

They are the starting point of many initiatives concerning care of our people – ensuring personal wellbeing – and important collaborations with universities and schools, to make working and academic life meet." Lamborghini currently counts 1,300 employees at its historic factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese. 2015 was an extraordinary year: as many as 150 highly-qualified technicians and specialists were employed.

In the last five years, Lamborghini hired almost 600 people through open-ended contracts. The company is driven by its Ethical Responsibility: a virtuous circle of people management which aims for continuous improvement. Automobili Lamborghini is focused on future generations and its home region: multiple collaborations with local institutions among which the DESI project plays a lead role.

It promotes an innovative educational path based on the dual model, where scholastic education is combined with practical in-house training; thus students develop the skills needed to obtain both the secondary school diploma and qualifications for entering the job market.

The first certificates will be awarded in July 2016, with the next project already underway. Automobili Lamborghini is recognized as a model for union relations, based on uninterrupted dialogue, transparency and cooperation between the parties. This approach lead, in May 2015, to the renewal of the Integrative Company Contract, which offers better working conditions for staff in Sant'Agata Bolognese.

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