Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™ Reveals Employees Consider Mars A Great US Workplace

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Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™ Reveals Employees Consider Mars A Great US Workplace

Workplace review site lists Mars as Among the Best US employers in Manufacturing & Production
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Mars, Incorporated has been recognized as one of the top 15 US Manufacturing & Production employers by Great Place to Work®’s workplace review site, Great Rated!™.

The rankings of the ‘People’s Picks: 15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production list’ were decided by employees themselves in a survey answering 58 questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace. Of the 600 companies recently surveyed by 34,000 employees using the Trust Index© Employee Survey, 44 identified themselves as manufacturing & production companies.

“All of the companies on this list exude high levels of trust, camaraderie and pride,” says China Gorman, Global CEO of Great Place to Work®. “These companies understand the benefits these attributes will have on employees, from their attitudes, productivity and performance. Especially in a constantly evolving industry like manufacturing and production, keeping employees happy so that they in turn can keep consumers happy is key.”

The Great Rated!™ listing builds on Mars’ reputation as a world leading employer after being recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces in 2014. Based on the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence, it ranked Mars 22nd in the world’s top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture. The list noted the high percentage of women in management positions with 38% of management positions being held by women across Mars.

For more information on the Mars Great Rated!™’s Review please visit: http://us.greatrated.com/mars-incorporated

Mars as a Great Place to Work around the World

In 2014, for the fourth year in a row, Mars made the top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list. Additionally, Mars was named on Great Place to Work and other national workplace ranking lists in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Brazil, Central America and Caribbean, Chile, China, Denmark, Europe, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. In the UK, Mars made The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers List, climbing four places from 52nd to 48th from the previous year. In 2013, Mars was also ranked on more than 20 great workplace lists globally, including being listed 16th on Best Multinational Workplaces in Europe by Great Place to Work.  

To find out more about what it means to work at Mars, please click here: http://www.mars.com/global/careers.aspx

About Great Rated!™

While organizations look to recruit and hire the right candidate, job seekers are equally interested in finding the right position at the right company. That’s why Great Rated!™ —the new survey-based workplace review website—from Great Place to Work® uses data and insights for a true picture of the workplace and elevates the hiring experience. Great Rated! organizations are serious about creating great workplaces, comfortable with transparency and interested in sharing the unique aspects treasured by employees.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work®’s Trust Index©, a 58-question employee survey that measures trust, is used around the world to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online
at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

About Mars, Incorporated

In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders” – this objective serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, KITEKAT®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA™ and WISDOM PANEL™.

For more information, please visit www.mars.com. Follow us: facebook.com/mars, twitter.com/marsglobal, youtube.com/mars, linkedin.com/company/mars

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Diversity & Inclusion | Great Place to Work | Great Rated | Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production list | Mars Incorporated | Responsible Production & Consumption

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